Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Times Higher Education on ’10 steps to PhD failure’

The Times Higher Education on ‘10 steps to PhD failure‘. Some of these are rather US-specific, especially concerning the advice on funding, but generally these are worth thinking about. On the issue of staying in the same place, I don’t … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power Update 2 – work on early period at the Collège de France and another visit to the Bibliothèque Nationale

Foucault’s Last Decade is now being copy-edited, with a view to proofs in the autumn and hopefully publication in April. I worked with the same copy-editor for Sloterdijk Now. It’s always good to hear that the text I submitted is seen … Continue reading

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Books received – Sloterdijk, Foucault, Shakespeare, Saquet

The latest translation from Sloterdijk – In the Shadow of Mount Sinai, the NRF editions of three of Foucault’s books, the New Cambridge Shakespeare edition of Romeo and Juliet, and some publications from Marcos Aurelio Saquet.

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Online resources to help students summarize journal articles and write critical reviews‘ Popular Culture and World Politics’, an open access edited collection from E-IR Travelling through words (Derek Gregory’s contribution to How We Write) New Series – Cultural Geographies: Rewriting the Earth Figure/Ground interview … Continue reading

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E-IR on ‘The Importance of Open Access’

E-IR has a piece on ‘The Importance of Open Access‘. It is rightly critical of the ‘author pays’ model, and shows how its own model is dependent on a large team of volunteers. I’ve shared links to E-IR collections in the … Continue reading

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First Volume of English translation of Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ to appear in 2016

The first volume of the English translation of Heidegger’s ‘Black Notebooks’ will appear in 2016 with Indiana University Press. Ponderings II–VI begins the much-anticipated English translation of Martin Heidegger’s “Black Notebooks.” In a series of small notebooks with black covers, Heidegger … Continue reading

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Early Modern Literary Geographies – call for book proposals for Oxford University Press series, and the first volume

EARLY MODERN LITERARY GEOGRAPHIES Oxford University Press Series Editors: JULIE SANDERS, Newcastle University and GARRETT A. SULLIVAN, JR., Pennsylvania State University Early Modern Literary Geographies features innovative research monographs and agenda-setting essay collections that engage with the topics of space, … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, The Punitive Society (2015)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Michel Foucault, The Punitive Society: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1972-1973, Edited by Arnold I. Davidson, Palgrave Macmillan, September 2015 Publisher’s page ‘Unfortunately, when we teach morality, when we study the history of morals,…

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New Associate Editors at Political Geography

Halvard Buhaug Fiona McConnell The new Political Geography editorial team for 2016 (and beyond?) is now in place. James Sidaway, Jo Sharp, and I will be joined by two new associate editors: Halvard Buhaug, from the Peace Research Institute Oslo…

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Wall Exchange: Forensic Architecture

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
“When war happens in the city, people die in buildings, the majority in their homes; when the dust settles ruins become evidence with which we could reconstruct controversial events.” Eyal Weizman I’m delighted to announce…

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