Monthly Archives: November 2015

Back in Paris at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Caen tomorrow for the Foucault work

Back in Paris at the Bibliothèque Nationale today. A few hours going through another box of Foucault’s manuscripts at the Richelieu site, then over to the François Mitterrand site to go through some newsletters and pamphlets relating to his activism. … Continue reading

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

“Mourning becomes the law”—Judith Butler from Paris at the Verso website (warning: Verso’s page for this has disappeared) Latour on Paris Attacks Before and after peer-review in a diagram Foucault’s Last Decade – available to preorder Michel Foucault on refugees – a previously untranslated interview … Continue reading

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Occupy: A People Yet To Come (after Deleuze & Guatarri)

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
http://openhumanitiespress.org/Conio-2015_Occupy-A-People-Yet-To-Come.pdf “The term Occupy represents a belief in the transformation of the capitalist system through a new heterogenic world of protest and activism that cannot be conceived in terms of liberal democracy, parliamentary systems, class…

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Isabelle Stengers’ new book available open access

Originally posted on the anthropo.scene:
Isabelle Stengers’ new book, In Catastrophic Times, is available for free as a .pdf download at this site. Here is a description of the book (which you can also buy in hard copy as…

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Andy Merrifield: Europe’s New Urban Question

Andy Merrifield: Europe’s New Urban Question – lecture at University of Kentucky.

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Books received – Recherches, Foucault, Fourquet, Shakespeare, Vasudevan, Whatmore

A pile of recent books bought or received. Alex Vasudevan’s Metropolitan Preoccupations: The Spatial Politics of Squatting in Berlin was sent by him; and Richard Whatmore, What is Intellectual History? came from Polity – preordered in recompense for review work. Both look really interesting. … Continue reading

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Extraterritorialities in Occupied Worlds – forthcoming collection from Punctum with essays by Levinas, Bauman, Agamben… and Elden

Extraterritorialities in Occupied Worlds – forthcoming collection edited by Maayan Amir and Ruti Sela from Punctum. Includes essays by Levinas, Bauman, Agamben, Harman and many others, including a piece by me entitled ‘Outside Territory’ which is mainly on Shakespeare. Some of … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade – available to preorder

Foucault’s Last Decade is now available to preorder, either direct from the publisher or at online bookstores. It’s currently scheduled for May 2016, but might be a little earlier. It will be in hardcover and paperback, the latter going for £17.99 … Continue reading

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The Frontiers of Cormac McCarthy – Adam David Morton

Originally posted on Society and space:
This commentary supplements the article entitled The warp of the world: Geographies of space and time in the Border Trilogy by Cormac McCarthy by Adam David Morton that appears in Environment and Planning D: Society & Space, volume…

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West, Isaac 2013 Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law – A Review Forum

Originally posted on Society and space:
This review forum stems from an author-meets-critics session on Isaac West’s Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law, organized by David K. Seitz at the 2015 Chicago AAG Meeting. Here are reviews by Derek…

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