Monthly Archives: August 2013

CFP/conference and book pub – The Right to the City in an Era of Austerity (1973-2014)

Originally posted on urbanculturalstudies:
The Right to the City in an Era of Austerity (1973-2014): Perspectives on the Past, Present, and Future of Urban Democracy in the United States and Great Britain An International Conference Organized by the Research Center…

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Michel Foucault : la justice et la police (video 1977)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Michel Foucault : la justice et la police (video 1977) 25 avril 1977 Michel FOUCAULT explique, qu’à son avis, la véritable fonction du juge est d’être au service de la police. Antenne 2

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Gastón Gordillo’s Rubble gets closer

At his Space and Politics blog, Gastón Gordillo has posted the backcover text for his book Rubble: The Afterlife of Destruction – forthcoming with Duke University Press. He also notes that there is a longer summary of the book here. I’ll be interviewing … Continue reading

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In-divisible cities

To pull cities together, and then push them apart. To feel their bricks crumble in our fingers like honeycomb, before fusing them once more between our palms. To hang the great capitals of the world from the crescent moon, like … Continue reading

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Books received

Two reissues of Foucault books, Joshua Barkan’s Corporate Sovereignty, David Farrell Krell’s Derrida and our Animal Others, Sloterdijk’s In the World Interior of Capital, and Karen Barad’s Meeting the Universe Halfway.

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Global Politics: A New Introduction – second edition published

The second edition of Global Politics: A New Introduction, edited by Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss, has now been published. There is also a companion website. My chapter in here is entitled ‘Why is the world divided territorially?’ All the … Continue reading

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Cohen, Stories of Stone – forthcoming

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s Stories of Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman will be published by University of Minnesota Press in 2015. He has the details here, and on that blog has been sharing lots of details, updates and drafts of … Continue reading

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# PHILOSOPHY /// “The Body of the Prey is the Battlefield”: Grégoire Chamayou and the Drone Theory (Part 1)

Originally posted on The Funambulist:
Still of the video What the Drone Saw by artist Omer Fast, a former U.S. Army drone operator / Source: The Guardian This article is the first one but very unlikely to be the last…

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Review Forum on Akhil Gupta’s Red Tape

Originally posted on Society and space:
Sapana Doshi of the University of Arizona organized an author-critics forum on Gupta’s 2012 Duke University Press book for the Los Angeles AAG.  Five reviews of the book are posted on the open site, by Asher…

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The Birth of Territory is published

I’ve just received my advance copy of The Birth of Territory, and additional copies have been sent by the warehouse. The Chicago page for the book has the book listed as published, and orders from them direct will be sent now … Continue reading

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