Monthly Archives: November 2014

Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

The Structure of Hegel’s Logic – in visual form Foucault’s Last Decade Forthcoming (updated, with some more preprints) Alison Ross, Walter Benjamin’s Concept of the Image Urban Revolution Now: Henri Lefebvre in Social Research and Architecture – now published Graham Burchell … Continue reading

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Geographical Magazine – adding a territorial perspective to ‘The Winter of Middle East discontent’

I am one of four featured academics in a piece in Geographical Magazine on ‘The Winter of Middle East discontent’ – adding a territorial perspective to issues. I relate the challenges to boundaries by Islamic State to what is happening in … Continue reading

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Critical Theory on my Foucault, Subjectivity, Truth lecture

Also on critical-theory.com, a nice discussion of my recent ‘Foucault, Subjectivity, Truth’ lecture at Nottingham Contemporary gallery. I’m pleased, but surprised, by the nearly 5,000 views this lecture has had on youtube.

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11 Critical Theory Books That Came Out in November

Critical-Theory has a list of eleven interesting books that came out in November.

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Books received – Ling, Michel, Kurki, Bridoux & Kurki

Michel’s Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists, in recompense for review work; and three books in the excellent Interventions series, from one of the editors, Nick Vaughan-Williams.

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Emergency Response

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
I’ve been catching up on a stream of publications by Pete Adey and Ben Anderson on emergencies, including ‘Affect and security: exercising emergency in UK “civil contingencies”‘, Society & Space 29(6) (2011) 1092-1109; ‘Anticipating emergencies: Technologies…

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Mapping The Politics of National Rankings in the Movement Against “Modern Slavery”

Originally posted on Society and space:
“A global politics of rescue” By Siobhán McGrath and Fabiola Mieres Screen shot from 2014 Global slavery Index (see http://www.globalslaveryindex.org/) Africa is bleeding red. We refer to the first image on the webpage of…

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Reading the “Black Notebooks” – A Special Issue of Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual

Reading the “Black Notebooks” A Special Issue of Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual The 2015 issue of Gatherings: The Heidegger Circle Annual will be devoted to the topic of Reading the “Black Notebooks.” Papers on any aspect of the Black Notebooks … Continue reading

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Verso world history series – 50% off until 1 December 2014, with free shipping

A chance to get these books at reduced price, with free shipping. The Verso World History Series provides attractive new editions of classic works of history, making landmark texts available to a new generation of readers. Covering a timespan stretching from … Continue reading

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Heterotopian Studies on Foucault on Rebeyrolle

Heterotopian Studies has a short discussion of Foucault’s work on the artist Paul Rebeyrolle – an essay that is translated in the Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography collection Jeremy Crampton and I edited in 2007.

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