Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fanatical counter-histories – A conversation with Alberto Toscano and Gisle Selnes

Fanatical counter-histories – A conversation with Alberto Toscano and Gisle Selnes at Eurozine. The philosopher Alberto Toscano visited Bergen on 29 November 2014 to participate in the seminar “Fanaticism, Extremism, Radicalism”, organized by the research group Radical Philosophy and Literature … Continue reading

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Biopolitics and Engagement: What Foucault Learned about Power from the Maoists (2012)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
https://vimeo.com/49843119 Richard Wolin, Biopolitics and Engagement: What Foucault Learned about Power from the Maoists, Feb 28, 2012 Michel Foucault’s conception of “power-knowledge” has been one of the most influential political ideas to have arisen in…

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Diacritics theme issue on Jean-Luc Nancy

Diacritics theme issue on Jean-Luc Nancy – 42.4 from 2014 Thanks to Peter Gratton for the link.

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Judith Butler bibliography online

When Praxis Becomes Unbearable – a bibliography of Judith Butler’s work. I am sharing this with whoever cares in the work of this philosopher and in this sort of research endeavor. This is all the work of Judith Butler I … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Face Politics – coming in April

Jenny Edkins, Face Politics is forthcoming in April. I was one of the readers and provided an endorsement. The face is central to contemporary politics. In Deleuze and Guattari’s work on faciality we find an assertion that the face is … Continue reading

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New Sloterdijk Books from Polity – Stress and Freedom, In the Shadow of Mount Sinai, and Jean-Pierre Couture’s study

Three new Sloterdijk books forthcoming from Polity – two little translations, Stress and Freedom and In the Shadow of Mount Sinai, and Jean-Pierre Couture’s study Sloterdijk in their Key Contemporary Thinkers series.  

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Urban Revolution Now: Henri Lefebvre in Urban Research and Architecture – audio of launch event

Henri Lefebvre’s concepts and theoretical reflections have become widely known in the last decades. However, working with these concepts in many different contexts poses serious challenges; and in any case taking Lefebvre as a starting point for research and action … Continue reading

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Ulrich Beck: Free Access to all his TCS articles and selected book chapters

Ulrich Beck: Free Access to all his TCS articles and selected book chapters. Until the end of April 2015, we’ve made every article TCS has published from Ulrich Beck, plus selected chapters from some of his TCS books, free to … Continue reading

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“Foucault insults the police”, photo from 1972

“Foucault insults the police”, photograph by Elie Kagan from 17 January 1972, in Michel Foucault – Une journée particulière. It seems this photo was taken only moments after a much more famous one with Foucault, Deleuze and Sartre – such as appears here. The book … Continue reading

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Books received – review work recompense from Ashgate, Palgrave, Polity, UGa Press, UM Press

I did a lot of review work for presses while I was away, and these are the books received in recompense. These tend to be books for future projects – especially here the Shakespearean Territories one – and for general … Continue reading

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