Monthly Archives: May 2014

Peter Sloterdijk’s Globes: Spheres II forthcoming in October 2014

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
 Peter Sloterdijk’s Globes – Spheres II: Macrospherology listed on Amazon. It’s not on the Semiotext(e) page yet, but is on the MIT Press page (they distribute the books). It will be published in October 2014, and comes…

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Herbert Marcuse, Collected Papers – sixth and final volume published

Earlier this year, the sixth and final volume of Herbert Marcuse’s Collected Papers was published. The series was begun back in 1998, and they were edited by Douglas Kellner, joined by Clayton Pierce for the final two volumes. They are expensive – … Continue reading

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The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent – edited by Piya Chatterjee and Sunaina Maira and published by University of Minnesota Press. From the front lines of the war on academic freedom, linking the policing of knowledge to the relationship … Continue reading

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This Land is Your Land: Remaking Property After Neoliberalism – videos of a 2014 conference

“This Land is Your Land: Remaking Property After Neoliberalism” – videos of a 2014 conference at Harvard, organised by the Unbound: Harvard Journal of the Legal Left. Other sessions here – via Mark Purcell at Path to the Possible.

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Rare film of Le Corbusier in his Paris home and studio

Thanks to dmfant for the link.

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Will Viney, Waste: A Philosophy of Things – forthcoming in July

Will Viney, Waste: A Philosophy of Things – out now in July with Bloomsbury. 35% discount with code GLR D3D. Will kindly gave me a proof copy. It provides a very interesting approach to the topic, including an intriguing reading of King Lear, substantial discussion of … Continue reading

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Historical Materialism conference deadline extended until 1 June 2014

Abstracts are being accepted until 1 June 2014 for the London Historical Materialism conference 6-9 November 2014. The theme of the conference is ‘How capitalism survives’…

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Darshan Vigneswaran, Territory, Migration and the Evolution of the International System

Darshan Vigneswaran, Territory, Migration and the Evolution of the International System was published in September 2013. I missed it when it came out – thanks to Veronica della Dora for the alert. Contemporary international migratiåon makes border controls, bounded citizenship, and … Continue reading

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Tom Scott, The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600 – now in paperback

Tom Scott, The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region is now available in paperback. No detailed comparison of the city-state in medieval Europe has been undertaken over the last century. Research has concentrated on the role of city-states and … Continue reading

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Lefebvre, The Critique of Everyday Life – one volume edition out, 50% off plus e-book, and competition

Verso have just published Lefebvre’s Critique of Everyday Life  in a single volume, with a 50% discount and bundled e-book for a limited time, and a competition to win 10 copies.

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