Monthly Archives: May 2014

Barry Stocker on Foucault’s Lectures on the Punitive Society VI.1 and 2

Barry Stocker’s reading of Foucault’s lectures continues – parts 1 and 2.  

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Foucault on painting – some references

Heterotopian Studies has a useful bibliography of Foucault on painting, and of relevant secondary literature. It focuses on shorter pieces, rather than the discussion of paintings in The Order of Things and History of Madness. The list of secondary literature is … Continue reading

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What is Space: a Post-Disciplinary Workshop at Warwick, 17 June 2014 – programme now available

“What is Space: a Post-Disciplinary Workshop on the Return of an Old Debate” – Warwick, 17 June 2014. The programme for this conference is now available here. Please contact Marijn Nieuwenhuis with any inquiries. Poster here; registration here.

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London’s development over time – short film

This is interesting – a seven minute film showing London’s development over time. It relies on a rather-container model of what the city is today, and shows development within that bounded space, rather than wider networks, but it is nicely … Continue reading

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One year teaching fellow post in IPE at Warwick

One year teaching fellow post in IPE at Warwick – details here.

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The ruins of Cuba’s Panopticon – some photos

Thanks to David Murakami Wood for the link to this photo-essay on the ruined Panopticon in Cuba.

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Thomas Meyer on Heidegger’s Black Notebooks

This is one of the better pieces I’ve read recently on Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’. In particular, it is good on how they fit within the structure of Heidegger’s thought as a whole, and especially his plans for posthumous publication. As … Continue reading

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

 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 in at 1048 pages. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Antipode Foundation International Workshop Awards 2014 – the results

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Last week we announced the winners of 2014’s Antipode Foundation Scholar-Activist Project Awards, and today we can reveal the recipients of our International Workshop Awards. International Workshop Awards are intended to support radical geographers holding…

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Dalton and Thatcher commentary – “What does a critical data studies look like, and why do we care?”

A commentary on big data and critical data studies at the Society and Space open site.

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