Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review – talks, publications and writing

I gave 22 talks of various kinds outside of regular teaching in 2014. These talks were in Australia, the United States, Switzerland, Holland and the UK. Some of these were on the Foucault project, some were related to The Birth of … Continue reading

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The most important academic books to me from 2014

A non-systematic, alphabetically ordered list of the academic books published this year I read and most liked – the photo is of some that were to hand. Louis Althusser, On the Reproduction of Capitalism (Verso) Ben Anderson, Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions (Ashgate) Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: … Continue reading

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Novels read in 2014 – part two

Over the past few years I’ve been keeping lists of novels read – you can see the list from the first part of 2014 here. These are the ones I read between June and now. Back in June I said a … Continue reading

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The music of my year

An alphabetical list of the music I most enjoyed from this year’s releases (see lists from 2013 and 2012). Anathema, Distant Satellites (KScope) Another Penny, Another Penny (Phoenix Folk) – a duo including my friend and one-time co-author, Adam Holden Antemasque, Antemasque (Nadie) Adrian Belew, Flux  – an app of ever-changing musical snippets and … Continue reading

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Lovell on Martins’ Photography and Documentary Film in the Making of Modern Brazil

A new review at the Society and Space open site.

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Heidegger et « les juifs » – conference in Paris, January 2015

Major conference 22-25 January 2015 in Paris on ‘Heidegger et « les juifs »’ – details here. Peter Sloterdijk, Peter Trawny, Babette Babich and Blandine Kriegel among the speakers. Thanks to Andrzej Serafin for the link.

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More pieces on the ‘Foucault and Neoliberalism’ debate

Peter Frase, ‘Beyond the Welfare State‘ Daniel Zamora, ‘Foucault’s Responsibility‘ (response to the above) Thanks to Foucault News for these links. You can read my initial thoughts, with links to the original piece to Zamora, here. An und für sich … Continue reading

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Saskia Sassen on Disposable Life (video)

Saskia Sassen discusses ‘disposable life’ for the Histories of Violence project. This covers similar themes to her Expulsions book. Thanks to Oli Mould for the link. Disposable Life – Saskia Sassen from HISTORIES OF VIOLENCE on Vimeo.

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2014 in review (WordPress stats for Progressive Geographies)

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Thanks for reading! Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 450,000 times in 2014. If it were … Continue reading

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Negri: A Marxist Experience of Foucault

Originally posted on My Desiring-Machines:
Generation online has posted Arianna Bove’s translation of Negri’s presentation from the Marx-Foucault Colloquium at Nanterre, December 18-19, 2014.

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