Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mark Kelly, Foucault’s ‘History of Sexuality Volume I, The Will to Knowledge’

Mark Kelly’s guide to Foucault’s ‘History of Sexuality Volume I, The Will to Knowledge’ is now out. Mark is the author of the very good The Political Philosophy of Michel Foucault – I examined the PhD that was based on … Continue reading

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Originally posted on ANTHEM: Once nature and the natural sciences are fully ”secularized”, it becomes possible to revisit also the category of the supernatural. Then, a different landscape opens which can be navigated through an attention to agencies and…

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Foucault Studies 15

Foucault Studies issue 15, a theme issue on religion with a number of essays on that topic and an interview with James Bernauer, is now available. Also a number of other essays and reviews. Full contents list – and links … Continue reading

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Doctor of Letters

I’ve been awarded a DLitt degree (Doctor of Letters) from Durham University, on the basis of publications post-PhD. This is a so-called ‘higher doctorate’. I submitted three books – Understanding Henri Lefebvre, Speaking Against Numberand Terror and Territory – along … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory proofs

I’ve recently received the proofs for The Birth of Territory, due out later this year. It looks good and I’ve not spotted anything serious as yet. It’s a strange experience to be reading this in very-near-final form, looking like a … Continue reading

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Review of Roppongi Crossing at the Society and Space open site.

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Race, affect and alterity: rethinking climate change and migration – Workshop at Durham

Call for Papers/Announcement Race, alterity and affect: rethinking climate change-induced migration and displacement 18-19 June 2013, Durham University Organisers – Andrew Baldwin (Durham University and Katherine E. Russo  (Università degli Studi di Napoli L’Orientale) As policy and scholarly debates … Continue reading

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David Harvey at Warwick – The Contradictions of Capital

The Contradictions of Capital, University of Warwick, Distinguished Lecture Series, 14 February 2013 (via Reading Capital).

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Originally posted on ANTHEM: Lecture 1: ‘Once Out of Nature’ – Natural Religion as a Pleonasm The set of questions around the two words “natural religion” implies that only the second word is a coded and thus a disputed…

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Foucault – Lectures on the Will to Know

Graham Burchell’s transiton of Foucault’s Lectures on the Will to Know is scheduled for publication in June 2013 (via Foucault News). You can read my review of the French text at Berfrois. Here’s the publisher blurb: This volume gives us … Continue reading

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