Monthly Archives: February 2014

Jean-Luc Nancy discussion at Birkbeck cancelled – but paper available to download

The discussion with Jean-Luc Nancy at Birkbeck, scheduled for next week, has unfortunately been cancelled due to illness. The paper that was due to be discussed is available here.

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Foucault talks next week in Melbourne – and thanks for this week

Many thanks to everyone who came to the two talks this week on The Birth of Territory at Monash and RMIT. There were good audiences for both and some interesting questions. I recorded the RMIT talk and will try to upload … Continue reading

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Primer on Palestine

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
The indispensable Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) has just published a new edition of its brilliant Primer on Palestine, Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Joel Beinin and Lisa Hajjar.  It was first published…

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Radical Philosophy 184 out now

New issue of Radical Philosophy out now: Commentary: ‘People not of our concern’ Article: Kojève’s letter to Stalin Article: The postconceptual condition Or, the cultural logic of high capitalism today – Peter Osborne Article: Sketch for a novel on Neville … Continue reading

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9 Critical Theory Books That Came Out in February from

9 Critical Theory Books That Came Out in February from – Althusser, Negri, Miller, Bartlett/Clemens/Roffe, Constantinou, Butler, Braun, Losurdo, Epstein.

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CFP: EASA conference – Encountering Australia: Transcultural Conversations, Prato, 24-26 September 2014

Call for papers for the European Association for Studies on Australia conference to be held at Monash University’s Prato Centre in Italy, 24-26 September 2014. The conference is on the theme of ‘Encountering Australia: Transcultural Conversations’. Through a vibrant, intellectually … Continue reading

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ECPR Summer School in Peace and Conflict Studies in Nicosia 20 -30 July 2014

ECPR  Summer School in Peace and Conflict Studies in Nicosia 20 -30  July 2014. More information here.

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MayDay Rooms

Radical archives for Radical Philosophy

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Some leftover thoughts on Derrida’s Death Penalty Lectures

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
I submitted my review for Berfois on Derrida’s 1999-2000 lectures on the death penalty. For reasons of keeping the review as accessible as possible for a broader readership, I had to…

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The Life Penalty: Foucault, Derrida, Bamber – abstract for a possible conference

I have been asked if I’d be interested in speaking at a planned conference on ‘Cruel and Unusual Punishments’, which sounds intriguing, although somewhat outside of my usual research interests. At the moment it is not at all clear that … Continue reading

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