Monthly Archives: August 2014

Everyday utopias and dystopias

Two new reviews on the Society and Space open site.

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? 10 Stunning Writing Studios Reading guides to Lefebvre and Sloterdijk in English updated Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? Adam Kotsko, Agamben translator, on ‘The experience of translating’ Articles and Chapters Upcoming … Continue reading

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10 Stunning Writing Studios

Interesting designs for places in which to write…

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Généalogie des équipements de normalisation: Les équipements sanitaires – one of Foucault’s collaborative projects

I’ve been looking for a copy of this study for a while – Généalogie des équipements de normalisation: Les équipements sanitaires – and then a couple of copies turned up on-line in good condition and for a reasonable price. I … Continue reading

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Shakespeare & Philosophy Conference (Sept. 12th and 13th, 2014) – University of Hertfordshire

Originally posted on >> Ordinary Language Philosophy & Literary Studies 2009-2017 <<:
Titled Shakespeare: The Philosopher, this conference will be devoted to exploring Shakespeare’s contribution to philosophy. The event will take place at the University of Hertfordshire in England. ‘Shakespeare’s…

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Upcoming talks – Harvard, Groningen, Basel

I have three visiting lectures coming up over the next couple of months. In mid-September, I’ll be speaking at a conference on ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution through the Gulf War and Beyond‘ at … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault’s collaborative projects, Essential Foucault and Dealing with Darwin

Apart from David N. Livingstone’s Dealing with Darwin, these are all for the Foucault’s Last Decade project – The Essential Foucault and some books/reports related to his work with CERFI. I’ll say more about these in a subsequent post.

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Dynamic Territories – my reflection on the Ice Law project website

The participants at the recent Ice Law workshop at IBRU: Durham’s Centre for Borders Research were asked to write short reflective pieces on the event and their take on its debates. A number of the reflections have been posted on their … Continue reading

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Reading guides to Lefebvre and Sloterdijk in English updated

I’ve made some minor updates to my reading guides: Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk?

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Seminar with Eduardo Mendieta, Birkbeck 11 – 12 September 2014

Critical Legal Thinking has details of a two-day seminar with Eduardo Mendieta in September. He will be talking on ‘Decolonizing Epistemologies’ and then involved in two seminars, on the work of Cornel West and on Post-human rights.

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