Monthly Archives: February 2017

Review of Robert E. Lerner, Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life at Berfrois

My review of Robert E. Lerner, Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life has just appeared at Berfrois. Beyond the ranks of medievalists, Ernst Kantorowicz (1895-1963) is largely known for his magisterial 1957 book The King’s Two Bodies: A Study in Medieval Political Theology. Praised … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 4: Merleau-Ponty, Canguilhem, a week in the archive and a book contract…

The past few weeks have felt like I am running a few different research careers in parallel, with ongoing things around Lefebvre, Shakespeare and the terrain work. This has meant dealing with publishers, grant bodies, and writing projects, as well … Continue reading

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Visiting scholar, ACCESS Europe, University of Amsterdam

I’ll be spending several weeks between April and June 2017 as a visiting scholar at ACCESS Europe at the University of Amsterdam. ACCESS is the Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies. While there I will be giving a public lecture, leading a PhD reading seminar on … Continue reading

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Critique n° 835 : Michel Foucault – including a previously unpublished lecture by Foucault

Critique n° 835 is a theme issue entitled ‘Michel Foucault. Un très beau feu d’artifice‘. Perhaps the key piece of interest is a previously unpublished lecture by Foucault, ‘La littérature et la folie’, edited from the manuscript at the Bibliothèque … Continue reading

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The Revolutionary Imperative: Engaging the Work of Neil Smith

Originally posted on multipliciudades:
Antipode has published a special supplement dedicated to the late Neil Smith, available open access from the journal’s parallel site and also in paperback edition. In line with Smith’s broad interests the materials explore a wide…

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10 Talking Points towards a general theory of Trump – Progress in Political Economy

10 Talking Points towards a general theory of Trump – Progress in Political Economy On Monday 6 February 2017, the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney convened a postgraduate workshop with Paul Mason – British journalist, broadcaster, and author of Postcapitalism: … Continue reading

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Christopher Watkins on research strategies and writing

From Christopher Watkins – a series of useful posts on research strategies and writing, designed for undergraduate, Masters and PhD students, but likely to be of interest beyond that too. In this series I share some of the research hacks … Continue reading

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Complicités et ambivalences de la psychiatrie, Münsterlingen et le carnaval des fous de 1954 (2017)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Elisabetta Basso, Complicités et ambivalences de la psychiatrie, Münsterlingen et le carnaval des fous de 1954, Médecine/Sciences (Paris), Volume 33, Number 1, Janvier 2017 DOI: 10.1051/medsci/20173301019 Complicities and ambivalences of psychiatry: Münsterlingen and the 1954…

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Editorial from the relaunched Environment & Planning B: Urban Analytics & City Science

After Environment and Planning C’s relaunch as Politics and Space, now Environment and Planning B has a new subtitle. Read Mike Batty’s editorial on the change here.

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The right to have visiting rights- Seyla Benhabib and her visit to the UK

The right to have visiting rights– The story of Seyla Benhabib and her visit to the UK. There’s a small but telling irony behind an important lecture at Cambridge tomorrow evening (Monday, 13 February) on migrants, refugees, and “the right … Continue reading

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