Monthly Archives: February 2013

Jeff Malpas interviewed at 3am magazine

Interesting essay with Jeff Malpas on Heidegger, Gadamer, Davidson and landscape at 3am Magazine – parts one and two. (thanks to Dirk Felleman for the link)

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The Cosmopolitan Ideal: Challenges and Opportunities

The Cosmopolitan Ideal: Challenges and Opportunities, Roehampton University 10th – 12th July 2013 Confirmed keynote speakers: Gerard Delanty (University of Sussex), Kate Nash (Goldsmith’s College, University of London) A three day residential conference – full details here

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Speculative Geographies

This looks interesting – issue 2 of The State, on Speculative Geographies. Some pieces are available online, and you can buy the complete issue as a pdf for $5, but the material object looks interesting in itself, aside from the … Continue reading

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The National Curriculum in History

History Workshop Online have an interesting discussion of the proposed new UK National Curriculum in history. Here’s the first paragraph: The response to the latest proposals for the National Curriculum in History (February 2013) can justifiably be described as historic (or … Continue reading

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An interesting piece (with a link to the longer discussion), and a striking infographic, of what ‘peace’ looks like in the Occupied Territories.

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Originally posted on The Funambulist:
Do not let the fancy renderings of the winning entry for the new American Embassy in London mislead you, what you see is nothing else than the contemporaneous version of the Middle Age castle. The…

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Books received

Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth (really wanted this to re-read Sartre’s preface); Michael Mack’s How Literature Changes the Way we Think; Judith Butler and Athena Athanasiou’s Disposession; David Chandler’s Freedom vs Necessity in International Relations; an old New Left … Continue reading

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Radical Philosophy 178 now out

 Commentary: Resisting Resilience, Mark Neocleous Article: Extraction, logistics, finance Global crisis and the politics of operations – Sandro Mezzadra  and Brett Neilson Article: An introduction to Françoise Collin’s ‘Name of the father’, Penelope Deutscher Article: Name of the Father, ‘One’ of … Continue reading

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An interview with Jenny Edkins at the Society and Space open site.

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The Political Bodies of Coriolanus

The audio recording of my Politics, Philosophy and International Thought lecture at Aberystwyth University is available here. It’s a part of the planned Shakespearean Territories book, and this time I talked about Coriolanus – mainly the play but also the … Continue reading

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