Monthly Archives: October 2014

’11 new #HEwords for academics that should be in the dictionary’ from The Times Higher

The Times Higher has ’11 new #HEwords for academics that should be in the dictionary’. Spinpact, Thesaurophile and Fabstract included… Some work best in a UK context, but many are likely to make sense to anyone in academia.

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Khalili on Cowen’s Deadly Life of Logistics

Deb Cowen’s excellent Deadly Life of Logistics reviewed at the Society and Space open site.

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Timothy Raeymakers – ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies

Timothy Raeymakers asks ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies. Here’s the first paragraph and first image: What is a border? This question formed the backbone of a talk I was invited to give on ‘Borders & Conflicts in an Age … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida/Roudinesco, Nichols, Brennan, Neocleous, Shell, Society and Space

In all that packaging were four books from Stanford University Press in recompense for review work – Derrida/Roudinesco, For What Tomorrow… ; Timothy Brennan, Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the Colonies; Robert Nichols, The World of Freedom: Heidegger, Foucault, and the … Continue reading

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Is this much packaging really necessary?

Only four books in all this packaging…

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Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall

Out in the next couple of weeks – the much-anticipated Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the US-Mexico Border.  As increasing global economic disparities, violence, and climate change provoke a rising tide of forced migration, … Continue reading

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Heidegger’s Gesamtausgabe and its English translations – two bibliographies

Thomas Sheehan has provided a bibliography of ‘Heidegger’s Gesamtausgabe and its English translations‘ in Continental Philosophy Review (requires subscription). Thanks to the Enowning blog for the link – the post there points to this free, online, bibliography which covers similar ground.

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CFP ‘Time Served: Discipline and Punish forty years on’ – 11-12 Sept 2015, The Galleries of Justice, Nottingham, UK

Posted on behalf of Sophie Fuggle – a call for papers for a fascinating sounding Foucault conference next year, in an intriguing venue. I’ll be giving one of the plenary talks. Time Served: Discipline and Punish forty years on 11-12 … Continue reading

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Between Truth and Power: Latour’s Political Philosophy

Originally posted on The Pluto Press Blog – Independent, radical publishing:
by Graham Harman ‘In Bruno Latour: Reassembling the Political, I claim that Latour’s approach to political theory poses a strong challenge to reigning paradigms in the discipline. Politics since…

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Audio recordings of the Emory conference on Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’

The audio files for the Emory University Conference “Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism” –which were already available on iTunes–  have also been uploaded on YouTube. Thanks to Philippe Theophanidis for the links.

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