Monthly Archives: May 2016

Yanis Varoufakis in conversation with Noam Chomsky about Greece

Yanis Varoufakis in conversation with Noam Chomsky about Greece (via Sociological Imagination). Advertisements

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Global Empire: Excavating Israel – Eyal Weizman interview with Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali talks to Eyal Weizman, Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures Goldsmiths, University of London, about the pressure being applied by Israel on the White House and EU to illegalise the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) campaign. Global Empire: … Continue reading

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Manuel DeLanda’s Assemblage Theory published

Manuel DeLanda’s Assemblage Theory has been published in the Speculative Realism series at Edinburgh University Press. Clarifies and systematises the concepts and presuppositions behind the influential new field of assemblage theory Manuel DeLanda provides the first detailed overview of the … Continue reading

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11 Critical Theory books that came out in May 2016

Another roundup of recently published books at Critical Theory – including my own Foucault’s Last Decade, but also recent books by Rancière, Bidet, Weeks, Sloterdijk, Badiou….

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Derek Congram on “Digging for the Disappeared; Forensic Science After Atrocity” by Adam Rosenblatt

Adam Rosenblatt’s book Digging for the Disappeared; Forensic Science after Atrocity is reviewed at the Society and Space open site.

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History in the making: Celebrating the work of Raphael Samuel – essays in HWJ open access

From the Verso blog: Raphael Samuel was one of the most influential historians to come out of the New Left generation. A founding member of the History Workshop Journal which pioneered the “history from below” approach to historical scholarship, Samuel’s … Continue reading

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EU referendum debate – Warwick, 6 June 2016

PAIS EU Referendum Debate – 6th June Join our panel of experts who will get to the heart of the issues over whether the UK should stay or go and will be ready to answer your questions. Speaking for ‘Remain’: … Continue reading

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Books received – Shakespeare and Foucault

Some more second-hand books for the Shakespeare project, the special issue of Les Etudes Philosophiques on Foucault’s L’Archéologie du savoir, which includes an early draft of the book’s Introduction, and the little book by Christian-François de Kervran, Les dix et une nuits de Jean Barraqué … Continue reading

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A geopolitical Cymbeline at the RSC – ancient Britain, Rome and the EU referendum

The current production of Cymbeline at the RSC is explicitly geopolitical. In their publicity they make the point that Cymbeline is ‘rarely performed’, which is generally true, though there was a production at the Globe’s indoor theatre this past winter, … Continue reading

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Security, Risk, and the Urban Imagination, LSE, 7 June 2016

Security, Risk, and the Urban Imagination, LSE, 7 June 2016, 6-8pm, Shaw Library, Old Building On the panel: Prof Matthew Gandy, University of Cambridge; Prof Gareth A Jones, LSE; Dr Kate Maclean, Birkbeck, University of London Introduction:  Dr Austin Zeiderman, … Continue reading

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