Monthly Archives: January 2015

CFP – RGS IBG Annual International Conference 2015: Dialectical Geographies

Call for Papers RGS IBG Annual International Conference 2015: Dialectical Geographies Session organiser: Camilla Royle, Department of Geography, King’s College London Dialectical methodologies call for an engagement with dynamism, change, development, antagonism, contradiction and totality. Critical geographers from various backgrounds have described … Continue reading

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New issue of Limn on “Ebola Ecologies”

Originally posted on Governing Emergencies:
Issue 5 of Limn is now available and focuses on the 2014 Ebola outbreak. It is a great resource for anyone interested in global biosecurity emergencies and how global health norms, logics and techniques can be…

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Clayton Howard reviews Amy Howard’s More Than Shelter: Activism and Community in San Francisco Public Housing

a new review at the Society and Space open site.

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Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 19: a nearly complete first draft

Since the last update I’ve spent two long days working on the individual chapter files, checking and rechecking things, filling in references, and reorganising some things. In particular I reworked all the parts on the lettres de cachet. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Books received – more for the Foucault project

A few books for the Foucault project, including two by Pierre Hadot.

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Scott Lash remembers Ulrich Beck

At the Theory, Culture & Society website – Scott Lash remembers Ulrich Beck.

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Foucault and Iran (and Ernst Bloch) – an August 1979 interview newly available in French Günter Figal resigns as Heidegger Society Chair over the content of the Black Notebooks Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism A request for help – … Continue reading

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Slavoj Žižek – I put down notes, I edit it. Writing disappears

I’m sure I’ve shared the quote before, but this is with a video. How much would he write if he could actually type? (Via Biblioklept)

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Jason Read on Bidet’s Foucault Avec Marx

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
I’ll have to put this book in the queue: Bidet’s Foucault Avec Marx.

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A request for help – some difficult-to-find texts by Michel Foucault

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
I wonder if anyone reading can help locate copies of these texts by, or about, Foucault. Texts crossed out are ones that I have been sent copies of already. Michel Foucault, “Photogenic painting”, translated by…

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