Monthly Archives: April 2012

Development Dialogue new issue

Special issue on The End of the Development-Security Nexus? The Rise of Global Disaster Management – freely available. Stephen Graham, David Chandler, Mark Duffield, Julian Reid et. al.

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Slavoj Zizek, David Horowitz, Julian Assange

‘This was madness’. Indeed. Via the Verso blog.

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Security Dispositifs

Interesting conference in Freiburg in a couple of weeks – For about a decade, issues of security have been high on the agenda of societal debate. The social sciences and the humanities have been quick to analyze the impacts of … Continue reading

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Send to Kindle

This is a helpful guide of how to send documents to your Kindle or Kindle app on phones, iPads, etc. Basically there is an email address unique to your Kindle account, and you can mail things to it, or you … Continue reading

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The Winter’s Tale and Henry V

I spent the last two evenings at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle, seeing the Propeller company do The Winter’s Tale and Henry V. They are an all-male company, which leads to some interesting scenes, though I thought it worked better for … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Biblioklept:
From John Steinbeck’s 1969 “interview” in The Paris Review (the piece reads more like a series of short writings than a conventional interview): ON GETTING STARTED It is usual that the moment you write for publication—I mean one of…

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Is ‘podcasting’ lectures a good idea?

Renowned classicist Mary Beard asks this question on her TLS blog. She is responding to the frequent request that a lecture/seminar is recorded. I don’t especially like the term ‘podcasting’ – basically it means audio or video files being made … Continue reading

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French Theory today

I linked to the audio of these some time back, but Alexander Galloway’s lectures on French Theory today are now available as pdf pamphlets, with commentaries. The lectures cover Catherine Malabou, Bernard Stiegler, Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Quentin Meillassoux, and François … Continue reading

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Between Deleuze and Foucault

Website for a reallly interesting project – Between Deleuze and Foucault. Links to details of a conference, forthcoming book, forthcoming special issue of Foucault Studies, and the transcripts and audio of Deleuze’s 1985-1986 course on Foucault.

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