Monthly Archives: April 2011

Balibar, Brassier, Singularum

Etienne Balibar’s recent talk ‘Eleven Theses on Marx and Marxism’ at CRMEP is available here.  (via Infinite Thought) Interview with Ray Brassier here (via Speculative Heresy) And a new journal Singularum has been founded. It looks nice and the site is worth … Continue reading

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I’m leading a ‘masterclass’ workshop here at the ANU on 11 May (moved from an earlier date of 28 April), with the title of ‘World-Territory-Space’. I’m reluctant to call it a masterclass, but that’s how it’s being billed. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Confronting the Global: Alternatives, Alterity, Solidarity

Call for Papers: Confronting the Global: Alternatives, Alterity, Solidarity Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, 8th-9th September, 2011 Conference co-convened by the UK Political Studies Association’s Anarchist Studies Network, the BISA Poststructuralist Politics Working Group, … Continue reading

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A counter-history of liberalism

Verso have translated Domenico Losurdo’s Liberalism: A Counter-History.

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The Foucault Effect 1991-2011

Over at Foucault News, Clare has the details of a very interesting conference coming up in London. THE FOUCAULT EFFECT 1991-2011 A Conference at Birkbeck, University of London: Date: Friday 3 – Saturday 4 June 2011 Venue: Clore Lecture Theatre, … Continue reading

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Sloterdijk Now revisions submitted

The revisions to the manuscript of Sloterdijk Now, following comments from two referees and the series editor, have now been made. The book is back to the press. This has been a pretty quick turnaround – it was only submitted … Continue reading

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AHRC – BS phase three

The petition hasn’t worked; nor have letters to the AHRC; so now Thom Brooks is mobilising for letters from professional societies and mass resignations from the AHRC peer review college. Details here.

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AAG supports Cronon

Resolution passed – details here.

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Miéville and Bryant

Interesting review of China Miéville’s The City and the City in The Boston Review (via Crooked Timber). Levi Bryant discusses his next book project The Domestication of Humans: A Prolegomena to Posthumanist Sociology, here. The link? Both touch on themes I … Continue reading

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Not going to the AAG

As I’ve written in lots of personal emails recently, no, I’m not going to the AAG in Seattle. The main reason is that I wanted to make the most of Australia, which I am visiting for only the second time, rather than … Continue reading

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