Monthly Archives: January 2015

Global Affairs – new journal with first issue open access

Global Affairs – new journal from Routledge with first issue open access. Papers on EU foreign policy, Ukraine, Ebola, etc. Advertisements

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Ebola photographs in The New York Times

The New York Times has a small collection of photographs by Daniel Berehulak. Thanks to David Campbell (@davidc7) for the link. Much more to read on Ebola at the list on this site here.

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Grégoire Chamayou – A Theory of the Drone published and excerpt available

The translation of Grégoire Chamayou’s A Theory of the Drone is now published. An excerpt is available open access at Asymptote. Derek Gregory discussed the original French version of this book extensively on his Geographical Imaginations site. You can read my … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism + Biopolitics – Conference at Berkeley, 27-28 Feb 2015 – with Balibar, Brown, Harcourt, Mbembe…

Neoliberalism + Biopolitics – Conference at Berkeley, 27-28 Feb 2015. Speakers include Étienne Balibar, Wendy Brown, Bernard Harcourt, and Achille Mbembe… Over the past two decades neoliberalism and biopolitics have emerged as essential terms for critical theorists of all stripes attempting to analyze ongoing … Continue reading

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Ian Bogost on email in The Atlantic

Ian Bogost discusses the problems of email in The Atlantic. Email is the worst, but some emails are worse than others. The worst emails are forwards. And the worst forwards? Not the jokes your uncle sends you from his AOL account, … Continue reading

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Back in the Sattel(zeit) again

Originally posted on JHIBlog:
by John Raimo Where does the historian Reinhart Koselleck (1923-2006) stand in intellectual history today? Among his readers, Koselleck remains a preeminent theorist of historical time and historiography, an innovative figure in ‘conceptual history’ (Begriffsgeschichte), and…

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“Europe After The Minotaur”: free e-book from the new Finance Minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis

“Europe After The Minotaur” – free e-book from the new Finance Minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, available from Zed books. You need to register, but  it’s a quick process. The book contains excerpts from his longer book The Global Minotaur. Europe After the … Continue reading

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Franco Moretti on Lukács’s Theory of the Novel – Centenary Reflections

Franco Moretti on Lukács’s Theory of the Novel – Centenary Reflections, in New Left Review (open access).

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in Theory, Culture and Society

The Birth of Territory is reviewed in Theory, Culture and Society by Dennis Crow (open access). Here’s the first paragraph: Elden deserves every accolade he receives for a remarkable book.  That phrase might suffice for a review, but it would … Continue reading

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Ebola reading list – some updates

Aside from the theme issue mentioned earlier, I’ve made some other updates to the Ebola reading list on this site.

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