Monthly Archives: October 2012

A long day

Yesterday was a long and varied day, in which I dealt with aspects of just about every part of my roles at Durham and beyond. I was in before 8am, dealing with some teaching stuff, and then giving a two-hour … Continue reading

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Maastricht talk cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances I have had to withdraw from the talk I was scheduled to give on 7 November 2012 at the “Michel Foucault and the late lecture courses at Collège de France” conference at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht. … Continue reading

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Jean-Paul Sartre’s blog

The New Yorker has some passages from Sartre’s blog.

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Foucault’s Lectures on the Will to Know

Amazon have a page up for the English translation of Foucault’s Lectures on the Will to Know, scheduled for May 2013. The date may change, as have others in the past, but this is the first indication I’ve seen for … Continue reading

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Ill-informed critique of Verso

The last post reminded me of this ill-informed critique of Verso, particularly in terms of its response to the mass-sharing of its books on download sites. Many of the books mentioned, and certainly many of the books in Verso’s catalogue, … Continue reading

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David Campbell on File Sharing

David Campbell has a good discussion of file-sharing of digital media at his blog, based on the Copy Culture in the US and Germany study. Many discussions of these issues proceed in terms of assumptions and generalisations that often have … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Open Geography:
Nice profile on Trevor Paglen, the artist (and geographer) in the New Yorker about his work photographing spy satellites and military bases.

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Neil Smith’s Revolutionary Imperative

Short piece on Neil Smith at – picking up on a piece Neil published in Antipode entitled “The Revolutionary Imperative“.  

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Groundwork – new philosophy blog

New continental philosophy blog, Groundwork, from CRMEP students, including an interview with Catherine Malabou (via AUFS).

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Originally posted on The Funambulist:
The Power of Architecture – photomontage by the author (2012) Recently, I was lucky enough to be asked to write an article for the seventh issue of the Chilean journal SPAM and I decided to…

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