Monthly Archives: June 2011

Harman on Meillassoux

A very interesting piece by Graham Harman on Quentin Meillassoux is available open-access here.

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Roundup – St. Paul, Heidegger, Peter Gratton, Thinking Nature, Levi Bryant

Since I arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday evening, internet access has been a bit erratic. Will hopefully post something about being here soon. In the meantime, here’s a roundup of interesting stuff out there. Adam Kotsko makes the suggestion of … Continue reading

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Reading Kant’s Geography out

Finally! Reading Kant’s Geography, the collection I co-edited with Eduardo Mendieta is out. I’ve not yet seen a copy, but Eduardo has. You can download my introduction for free here. Contributors include Robert Bernasconi, Jeff Malpas, Onora O’Neill, Charles Withers, … Continue reading

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2012 Telos Conference – Space: Virtuality, Territoriality, and Relationality

This conference looks really interesting – but not sure I can cope with three transatlantic flights in early 2012. CALL FOR PAPERS: The 2012 Telos Conference: Space: Virtuality, Territoriality, and Relationality January 14-15, 2012 New York City Every day we … Continue reading

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Very interesting interview with Jeffrey Jerome Cohen here. Beowulf and Grendel; why ‘speculative realism’ is more use for medieval studies than Agamben; race, gender, nationalism; and contemporary politics like the ‘war on terror’. Over at the Society and Space blog, Bradley … Continue reading

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New interview with Quentin Skinner

Interesting interview between Quentin Skinner and Raia Prokovnik in the new issue of Contemporary Political Theory – requires subscription. This piece on ‘A Genealogy of the Modern State’, in the Proceedings of the British Academy is, however, available open access.

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Birmingham Fellowships

These look a great opportunity for people just out of PhD – five year post-doctoral fellowships with a prospect of an academic job at the end of it. The fellowships are across all fields. Video from PVC Adam Tickell explaining and … Continue reading

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Heidegger – Contributions to Philosophy new translation

This is really important news in Heidegger studies. The Beiträge zur Philosophie (Vom Ereignis) is coming out in a new translation. It will be out with Indiana University Press in April 2012, with the translation made by Richard Rojcewicz and Daniela … Continue reading

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The Foucault Effect 1991-2011 audio

The audio recordings of the 3-4 June 2011 event at Birkbeck are now available here. You can find my notes on the event here, and the written up text of my discussant comments here (the direct link to the audio … Continue reading

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Territory without borders

That’s the title of a piece I have forthcoming in the Harvard International Review. Some of the argument is rehearsed in other places, and I gave a keynote to the Global Studies Association in 2009 with this title. It’s an attempt to discuss … Continue reading

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