Monthly Archives: October 2017

Political Geology Workshop @ Cambridge, 17 November 2017

Originally posted on Mutable Matter:
Political Geology: Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life Friday 17 November 2017 University of Cambridge Department of Geography Seminar Room 10am – 5pm What and where is the geos in geopolitics? This workshop will…

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Michel Foucault « Un très beau feu d’artifice » (2016)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Michel Foucault « Un très beau feu d’artifice » Critique 2016/12 (n° 835) Présentation En 1978, devant des étudiants californiens, Michel Foucault rêvait à haute voix de « livres bombes » : ils ne tueraient…

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Media Theory – launch issue of new online, open access journal

Media Theory – launch issue of new online, open access journal edited by Simon Dawes. Media Theory is an independent, online and open access journal of peer-reviewed, theoretical interventions into all aspects of media and communications. Vol 1 No 1 (2017): … Continue reading

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Speaking Volumes – series of short contributions at Cultural Anthropology organised by Franck Billé

Speaking Volumes – series of short contributions at Cultural Anthropology organised by Franck Billé. I have a piece in it on ‘terrain’. All open access. Speaking Volumes by Franck Billé Having engaged with the recent volumetric turn in architecture and … Continue reading

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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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