Monthly Archives: November 2017

Navigating Marx in the Age of Trump: An Interview With David Harvey

Navigating Marx in the Age of Trump: An Interview With David Harvey in The Observer This fall marks the 150th anniversary since the publication of Karl Marx’s Capital. In his groundbreaking series, Marx famously defined capital as value in motion, architecting an … Continue reading

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The disintegration has already begun: Austerity politics at the end of Europe.

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
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In Dread of Derrida – discussion of Ethan Kleinberg’s new book, Haunting History: For a Deconstructive Approach to the Past

An interesting discussion of Ethan Kleinberg’s new book, Haunting History: For a Deconstructive Approach to the Past, with a link to a panel discussion of the book with Kleinberg, Joan Wallach Scott, Carol Gluck and Stefanos Geroulanos. By guest contributor … Continue reading

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Nigel Thrift reviews David Willetts, A University Education

Nigel Thrift reviews David Willetts, A University Education in The Times Higher Education.

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Book censorship in Turkey including Althusser, Spinoza and Camus

Thanks to G.M. Goshgarian for bringing this to my attention – Books come under suspicion in post-coup Turkey. This obviously needs to be seen in the wider context of Turkish politics, but seems indicative of what is being reported about academics … Continue reading

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Peter Linebaugh’s address to the House of Commons on the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest

Peter Linebaugh’s address to the House of Commons on the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest on the Verso blog This text, delivered in the State Rooms at the House of Commons on 7 November 2017, was first … Continue reading

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Jens Bartelson, War in International Thought – now out from Cambridge University Press

Jens Bartelson, War in International Thought – now out from Cambridge University Press As scholars and citizens, we are predisposed to think of war as a profoundly destructive activity that ideally should be abolished altogether. Yet before the twentieth century, … Continue reading

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Stuart Hall bibliography – compiled by Nick Beech for the Stuart Hall Foundation

Stuart Hall bibliography – compiled by Nick Beech for the Stuart Hall Foundation The Stuart Hall Foundation has published a bibliography of Stuart Hall’s published works, including all known political, literary, critical, theoretical, creative prose and poetry, interviews, and ephemera, … Continue reading

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CFP 2nd International and Multidisciplinary Conference on Baudrillard Studies – Oxford, 5-7 September 2018

Applied Baudrillard: 2nd International and Multidisciplinary Conference on Baudrillard Studies – Oxford, 5-7 September 2018 Confirmed Keynote Speakers to date: Professor Mike Gane (Loughborough University) This is the Call For Papers for the 2nd International Conference on Baudrillard Studies to … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Goodstein, Georg Simmel and the Disciplinary Imaginary

Elizabeth Goodstein, Georg Simmel and the Disciplinary Imaginary – published earlier this year with Stanford University Press. Thanks to David Beer for the alert. An internationally famous philosopher and best-selling author during his lifetime, Georg Simmel has been marginalized in … Continue reading

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