Monthly Archives: August 2015

The 2015 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture – “Offshore Humanism” by Paul Gilroy

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
On Wednesday 2 September Prof. Paul Gilroy (Department of English, King’s College London) will be presenting the 2015 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture, “Offshore Humanism”. The lecture will interrogate the contemporary attractions of post-humanism and ask questions about what…

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7 critical theory books that came out in August from critical-theory.com – Critchley, Thacker, Alcoff, Krell, et. al.

7 critical theory books that came out in August from critical-theory.com

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10 Steps to PhD Success – a response to the THE post on ‘failure’

10 Steps to PhD Success – a response to the THE post on ‘failure’ by Fiona Whelan. Thanks to Jeffrey Jerome Cohen for the link to this

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

A quiet week on the blog – I was in Paris most of the week doing work in the BNF (see no 4 below), which doesn’t have internet in the manuscripts room, so no distractions… The Times Higher Education on … Continue reading

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Geopoliticus Child: Drone Workshop in Neuchatel

Originally posted on rhulgeopolitics:
from thedali.org/ I’m on my way back from a fantastic if sweltering conference hosted by Francisco Klauser and Silvano Pedrozo in Neuchatel, yards from the beautiful Lake Geneva. The workshop was titled ‘Power and Space in…

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Spatial Justice and the Irish Crisis reviewed

Originally posted on Society and space:
Denis Linehan reviews Spatial Justice and the Irish Crisis, a volume edited by Gerry Kearns, David Meredith and John Morrissey and published by the Royal Irish Academy in 2014. Spatial Justice and the Irish…

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“Future Fossils” Exhibition by Beth Greenhough, Jamie Lorimer and Kathryn Yusoff

Originally posted on Society and space:
(Image: Helen Pritchard and Kathryn Yusoff 2014) Future Fossils? Specimens from the 5th millennium ‘Return to Earth’ expedition One of the key challenges posed by the Anthropocene concept is that it forces us to…

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A copy of Michel Foucault’s Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique

It’s fairly well known that there are various editions of Foucault’s first major work – Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique. There is the original 1961 edition: Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique, published by Plon and based … Continue reading

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The revised order of Agamben’s Homo Sacer series

Adam Kotsko has the details here. Now complete in Italian, and nearly in English: 1. Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life 2.1. State of Exception 2.2. Stasis: Civil War as a Political Paradigm 2.3. The Sacrament of Language: An Archeology of the Oath … Continue reading

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The Sociological Imagination – 40 reasons why you should blog about your research

40 reasons why you should blog about your research at The Sociological Imagination

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