Monthly Archives: October 2017

Audio and video recordings of Foucault – some updates to the list of those available online

I’ve added a few things to the list of Foucault audio and video recordings available online. These include a 1972 interview on the re-edition of Histoire de la folie (small charge to download). There are also five linked radio discussions with … Continue reading

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Gordon Douglas, The Help-Yourself City: Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism, forthcoming from OUP

Gordon Douglas, The Help-Yourself City: Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism – forthcoming from OUP in early 2018. When cash-strapped local governments fail to provide adequate services, and planning policies prioritize economic development over community needs, how do concerned citizens … Continue reading

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More Book Reviews up at Antipode open site

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
Here Moriel Ram (University College London) on Camillo Boano’s The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism: Critical Encounters Between Giorgio Agamben and Architecture, a book that presents Agamben’s work as a “concrete platform…

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“The Geography of Philosophy”, $2.6 Million Grant for Machery, Stich and Barrett

Philosophers Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh) and Stephen Stich (Rutgers) and anthropologist H. Clark Barrett (UCLA) have been awarded a $2,569,563 grant from the John Templeton Foundation to fund their project, “The Geography of Philosophy: An Interdisciplinary Cross-Cultural Exploration of Universality and Diversity … Continue reading

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Sociétés carcérales. Relecture(s) de ‘Surveiller et punir’ (2017)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
“Sociétés carcérales. Relecture(s) de ‘Surveiller et punir’” sous la dir. de Isabelle Fouchard et Daniele Lorenzini Paris, Mare & Martin, 2017. Forthcoming Contributions de Luca D’Ambrosio, Isabelle Aubert, Delphine Böesel, Anne Brunon-Ernst, Cyrille Canetti, Guy…

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Damien Cahill and Martijn Konings, Neoliberalism – now out with Polity

Damien Cahill and Martijn Konings, Neoliberalism – now out with Polity For over three decades neoliberalism has been the dominant economic ideology. While it may have emerged relatively unscathed from the global financial crisis of 2007-08, neoliberalism is now – more … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 13: Writing during Termtime

Even though it is now well into term, with all the things that entails, I have been able to make small bits of progress on The Early Foucault manuscript. I’ve said before how I try to write for two hours in … Continue reading

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“I have endeavoured to tidy up Sartre’s haphazard references…”

Jonathan Webber on one of the tasks of a translator or editor: “I have endeavoured to tidy up Sartre’s haphazard references, giving full bibliographical information, but this has not always been possible. I have not added references where Sartre gave … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida, Sartre and Quarmby

A few books received in recompense for review work for Routledge – some older works by Derrida and Sartre, King Leir – the anonymous play which precedes the one by Shakespeare with the similar title, and The Disguised Ruler in Shakespeare and … Continue reading

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Building Ruptures, Architectural History Symposium and Exhibition, UCL 27 Oct 2017

Later this month I’ll be speaking at Building Ruptures, an Architectural History Symposium and Exhibition, at the Bartlett School of University College London, 27 October 2017. Please join the MA Architectural History 2016/17 cohort for Building Ruptures, a symposium, exhibition … Continue reading

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