Monthly Archives: November 2015

Latour on Paris Attacks

Originally posted on Installing (Social) Order:
Latour on Paris Attacks:  What is so discouraging about the terrorist acts is that our discussion of what motivated the operations is as insane as the acts themselves. With each attack of this nature,…

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Arlette Farge Remembers Foucault on the Streets of Paris (2015)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Michel Foucault, Against Himself: Arlette Farge Remembers Foucault on the Streets of Paris, Literary Hub, 16 Nov 2015 The following conversation with French historian Arlette Farge is excerpted from Michel Foucault, Against Himself, a collection of interviews…

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Poster for Shakespeare and territory talk in Cambridge on Wednesday 25 November

Details at the Cambridge University Geography Society Facebook page.

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Foucault: the Birth of Power Update 7 – working at the Bibliothèque Nationale and a meeting with Foucault’s nephew

Last week was spent at the Bibliothèque Nationale again, continuing the work on the Foucault papers archived there. I worked through four boxes – the last of the five boxes of preparatory notes for Surveiller et punir that also relate to … Continue reading

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Shiloh Krupar, ‘Operation Banality’ – second Neil Smith lecture at St Andrews

Shiloh Krupar will give the second Neil Smith lecture at St Andrews on Tuesday – ‘Operation Banality: Medical Geographies of Administration and the Biopolitical Grotesque’. Thanks to Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations for the link – also reports lecture will be online … Continue reading

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Crisis: Knowledge, History, Law – University of Kent, 29th January 2016

Crisis: Knowledge, History, Law – University of Kent, 29th January 2016 One-day Workshop of the Social Critiques of Law Research Group (SoCriL), 29th January 2016, Darwin Conference Suite 3, University of Kent Free, Registration requested via the link below: https://www.kent.ac.uk/law/socril/events/2016/crisis.htmlContinue reading

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The Territories and Majesty of Shakespeare’s King John – UCL Monday 23 November 2015

I’ll be giving a talk with the title of ‘The Territories and Majesty of Shakespeare’s King John’ tonight at UCL. Monday 23rd November, 6pm, IAS Talking Points seminar, Common Ground, University College London – with responses by Professor Helen Hackett, … Continue reading

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Very few new posts this week – I was in Paris working at the Bibliothèque Nationale, and the manuscripts reading room does not have wifi. Very good for working with no distractions! More on the work I did there on … Continue reading

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Before and after peer-review in a diagram

This is rather good – from jasonya.com via Laurence Berg.

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Save Ashgate Publishing

A petition to save Ashgate press is here. Ashgate Publishing Company was purchased by Informa (Taylor & Francis Publishing) in 2015. On November 24th, 2015, the North American office of the press in Burlington, Vermont will close and Ashgate’s US … Continue reading

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