Monthly Archives: November 2016

Books received – Shapiro, Keycheyan, Fassin, Muchembled, Samoyault

A number of mainly recently published books from Polity, in recompense for review work.

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Thomas Parker, Tasting French Terroir: The History of an Idea reviewed

Thomas Parker, Tasting French Terroir: The History of an Idea reviewed at H-France Review by Rod Philips. Thanks to Mike Heffernan for bringing this to my attention. This book explores the origins and significance of the French concept of terroir, demonstrating that … Continue reading

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Eugen Fink, Play as Symbol of the World and Other Writings review at NDPR

My review of Eugen Fink, Play as Symbol of the World and Other Writings has been published at Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. Eugen Fink (1905-1975) is not sufficiently well known in the Anglophone world, in part because of the lack … Continue reading

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Hot off the press – Dan Bulley’s Migration, Ethics and Power – the first book in the Society and Space book series

The first book in the Society and Space book series is Dan Bulley’s  Migration, Ethics and Power: Spaces Of Hospitality In International Politics. I posted about the series as a whole earlier this week, and now the editor copies of this … Continue reading

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Evgeny Morozov & David Harvey on post-neoliberalism, Trump, infrastructure, sharing economy, smart city

Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations :
Evgeny Morozov and David Harvey on post-neoliberalism, Trump, infrastructure, sharing economy, smart city. Deterritorial Investigations View original post

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Books received – Sullivan, Rogers, Foucault companion, journals

. A copy of Garrett Sullivan Jr’s classic The Drama of Landscape, kindly sent by Garrett. I use this extensively in my work on Shakespeare. Dallas Rogers also sent a copy of his new book The Geopolitics of Real Estate, … Continue reading

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Promoted from doctor to professor: what changes?

Promoted from doctor to professor: what changes? – various people, including my ex-Durham colleague Harriet Bulkeley, give their take on this in The Times Higher Education.

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Society and Space book series – first two volumes by Bulley and Klauser out soon

Over the past several years I’ve been working with Sage on a Society and Space book series, which is linked to the Environment and Planning D: Society and Space journal (now published by Sage). There are several books under contract or … Continue reading

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Volumetric Urbanism: Charting New Urban Divisions, Sheffield, 24-25 May 2017

VOLUMETRIC URBANISM: Charting new urban divisions [pdf] An International Workshop University of Sheffield and University of Western Sydney Sheffield, United Kingdom, 24-26th May 2017. Organisers: Simon Marvin, Urban Institute, Rowland Atkinson, Inclusive Societies at the University of Sheffield and Donald McNeill … Continue reading

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A response to the publishing advice from yesterday from David Enoch

A few people didn’t like the publishing advice I linked to yesterday, so here’s a response from the same blog, the Daily Nous, from David Enoch. But do look at the comments to the original post, where Jason Brennan responds … Continue reading

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