Monthly Archives: January 2012

Agamben – Homo Sacer structure

Update: a new graphic of the structure is available here. Thanks to Nicholas Dahmann for this – the structure of Agamben’s Homo Sacer in graphic form… jpg and pdf.

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Analysing Discourse conference in Stockholm

14-15 June 2012. Details here and here.

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Map fight

This is handy comparison tool for sizes of different countries. I was looking for a rough indicator for the size of Somalia for a lecture, and it’s almost exactly the same size as France.

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Thrift on refereeing in crisis

In the Chronicle of Higher Education. Thanks to Sam Kinsey for posting this in comments – I’ve reposted so it is more widely seen.

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Giorgio Agamben – Homo Sacer structure

Update: a graphic of the structure is available here. Thanks to André Dias for the Italian information – this is the structure of Giorgio Agamben’s Homo Sacer series, with English titles where available: I:  Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life [Homo … Continue reading

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King’s College London talk

Wednesday 1st February, 12 noon, “How should we do the history of territory?” Pyramid Room, Geography Department, King’s College London, 4th floor King’s Building.  

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On peer review

A post on the difficulty of getting reports, here; and a post on how it’s not really a huge amount of work, with interesting comments, here. Another post raises the issue of who is asked to referee. And finally, a proposal … Continue reading

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Agamben, Opus Dei in French

Agamben’s Opus Dei – volume II, 5 of the Homo Sacer project – has been translated into French. Why is it the French seem to always be quicker at translations than the English or American presses? I can’t find an … Continue reading

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Canguilhem, Complete Works

Volume 1 of Georges Canguilhem’s Œuvres complètes was published late last year. Given it is over 1,000 pages, the price of €38 is not too steep. There are projected to be six volumes. This has been promised for some time. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare cartoons

Cliffs Notes have cartoon versions of six of Shakespeare’s plays, here. Currently Othello, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Julius Caesar. Not to be taken too seriously… (Via Julia Reinhard Lupton’s Thinking with Shakespeare blog.)

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