Monthly Archives: October 2014

Foucault’s Collaborative Projects – some updates

I’ve updated this blog’s page on Foucault’s Collaborative Projects. The page discusses Généalogie du capital; Généalogie des équipements de normalisation; Les machines à guérir; Politiques de l’habitat and Génealogie de la défense sociale en Belgique.

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“Who rules Britain? Another Coalition?”

Originally posted on Politics Reconsidered:
Emeritus Professor Wyn Grant on why Britain is heading for a hung parliament and another coalition.  By Wyn Grant Professor Peter Pulzer once stated ‘Class is the basis of British politics, all else is embellishment…

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Foucault Studies 18 now published – includes two translations of Foucault, all open access Towards a reading list on the Ebola crisis Earth: interactive weather conditions visualisation Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers Volume, Depth, and … Continue reading

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Schindel and Colombo (eds.) Space and the Memories of Violence

This looks an interesting collection – Estela Schindel and Pamela Colombo (eds.), Space and the Memories of Violence: Landscapes of Erasure, Disappearance and Exception. The final chapter is an interview with David Harvey. This volume offers a variety of perspectives on the relation between violence, memory … Continue reading

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The war on Ebola

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
We’ve been here before – ‘wars’ on this and ‘wars’ on that.  It’s strange how reluctant states are to admit that their use of military violence (especially when it doesn’t involve ‘boots on the ground‘)…

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Books received – Klein on Climate Change, Skinner on Shakespeare, Lefebvre on Marx, Deleuze & Fascism

A re-edition of one of Henri Lefebvre’s books on Marx; Deleuze and Fascism, edited by Brad Evans and Julian Reid; Quentin Skinner’s Forensic Shakespeare; Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything; and the new issues of RIPE and TCS.

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Political Geography – call for papers

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
A reminder of this conference coming up at Warwick, with a call for papers. Please spread the word in your institutions to potentially interested participants.Please consider submitting a paper for the next Warwick Graduate Conference in…

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Italian literary mappings: new review by Tania Rossetto

A new review at the Society and Space open site.

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“Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth”, University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory lecture, Nottingham Contemporary, 12 November 2014

[Update: the video of the event is now available here.] On 12 November 2014, I’ll be giving a University of Nottingham Centre for Critical Theory lecture at Nottingham Contemporary gallery. The title is “Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth”, and I’ll be … Continue reading

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Convulsing Bodies. Religion and Resistance in Foucault (2014)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Mark D. Jordan, Convulsing Bodies. Religion and Resistance in Foucault, Stanford University Press, October 2014 Further info By using religion to get at the core concepts of Michel Foucault’s thinking, this book offers a strong…

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