Monthly Archives: November 2011

Arundhati Roy at OWS

The Guardian has a transcript. Via the Verso blog.

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Parrhesia new issue

Parrhesia issue 12 is now out – Meillassoux on Badiou; Lyotard, Bennington, and others.

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Society and Space on Occupy

Over at the Society and Space open site, Deb Cowen presents five reflections from editorial board members on the Occupy movement. Elena Trubina, Eduardo Mendieta, Juliet Fall, Ananya Roy, and Deborah Bird Rose are posted so far, with more to … Continue reading

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Sloterdijk Now advance copy

Just received an advance copy. Looks good. Should be available more widely very soon (mid December, I think). Details here.

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Žižek’s book on Hegel forthcoming

Slavoj Žižek’s Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism is not yet on the Verso site, but is appearing in online bookshops (i.e. Amazon). 1,200 pages (!) and April 2012. [update – You can find the table … Continue reading

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2013 Humanities Research Centre fellowships

The application process is open for the Australian National University’s Humanities Research Centre fellowships. I had one of these in 2011; Peter Gratton is a visitor next year. The theme is Cities, Imaginaries, Publics. It’s a wonderful place to spend … Continue reading

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There has been a lot of powerful commentary on recent developments in the Occupy movement. Most of it has been, unsurprisingly, in non-mainstream media. Here are a few links that might be of interest. On the Berkeley events here and here (with … Continue reading

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The Hebrew translation of my ‘Land, Terrain, Territory’ piece is now available in html or pdf. (You can read some earlier thoughts on the politics of translation concerning this process in an earlier post here.)

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Dialogues in Human Geography new issue

The latest issue of Dialogues in Human Geography is now online (requires subscription). It includes a piece from John Allen entitled ‘Topological twists: Power’s shifting geographies’ with responses from Anssi Paasi, me, Mat Coleman and Alan Latham. There is also a … Continue reading

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A book reading meme

A book meme I took from Rob Kitchin’s The View from the Blue House. I’ve largely answered in relation to non-academic reading… The book I’m currently reading? Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood The last book I finished? Thaisa Frank, Heidegger’s Glasses … Continue reading

Posted in Books, China Mieville, Gottfried Leibniz, H.P. Lovecraft, Martin Heidegger, Peter Gratton, Umberto Eco, Wu Ming | 2 Comments