Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Conflict in Mali – striking images from The Atlantic

The Atlantic has a series of striking and disturbing images from the conflict in Mali.

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Originally posted on Foucault News:
“Considerations on Marxism, Phenomenology and Power. Interview with Michel Foucault”; Recorded on April 3rd, 1978 Michel Foucault, Colin Gordon, and Paul Patton Presentation Alain Beaulieu, English version in: Foucault Studies, No. 14, Sept. 2012, p.…

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Protevi on Glendinning, the EU, Widder and Deleuze

John Protevi has an interesting post commenting on Simon Glendinning’s discussion of the EU and Nathan Widder’s book on Deleuze.

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen on blogging and social media

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen has posted the text of a recent talk on blogging and social media, from the George Washington University symposium on Digital Humanities, at

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Migration and Militant Research Workshop – Goldsmiths, 30-31 January 2013

Migration and Militant Research Workshop – Goldsmiths, University of London, 30-31 January 2013. Keynotes from Nicholas De Genova; Sandro Mezzadra; Federica Sossi; and other speakers include Nirmal Puwar, Rutvica Andrijasevic, Maribel Casas-Cortes, Sebastian Cobarrubias, John Pickles (TBC). More details at … Continue reading

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Davos 2013 – comment and debate on agriculture

David Nally of Cambridge’s Geography department is one of the authors of a piece at The Guardian’s Poverty Matters Blog that addresses the implications of Davos 2013 on agriculture, smallholder farmers and food security. The longer version of this piece is … Continue reading

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Judith Butler, Dispossession

I’ve mentioned Judith Butler’s recent Parting Ways before, but she has a new book coming out with Polity in the next month or so – Dispossession: The Performative in the Political. I’ve not seen this mentioned before. It’s a series … Continue reading

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Parallel States Project

At Lund University some interesting thinking on the Israel/Palestine situation in a venture called the Parallel States Project. The conference was in 2010 and I’m not sure what has happened since 2011. The site says they are cooperating with faculty from … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Foucault News:
Jeremy W. Crampton, Stuart Elden (Eds.): Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography, London: Ashgate, November 2012 (, Illustrated edition) Previous Ed: paperback February 2007; hardback February 2007 Michel Foucault’s work is rich with implications…

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‘How should we do the history of territory?’ – online

My paper ‘How should we do the history of territory?’ is now online – forthcoming in the inaugural issue of the RSA journal Territory, Politics, Governance. The journal requires subscription, so if you can’t easily get hold of it, please … Continue reading

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