Monthly Archives: April 2018

David Beer, The Data Gaze: Capitalism, Power and Perception – next book in Sage Society and Space series

David Beer, The Data Gaze: Capitalism, Power and Perception – will be the next book in the Sage Society and Space book series I edit. More details on the series and other forthcoming titles can be found here. The Sage … Continue reading

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Durham Institute of Advanced Study fellowships 2019/20 – call now open

From 2018/19 Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study will support a number of specific research projects every year. Fellowship applicants for 2019/20 can apply to either collaborate directly with one of these supported projects, or work independently (though some form of … Continue reading

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Andy Merrifield, What We Talk About When We Talk About Cities (And Love)

Andy Merrifield, What We Talk About When We Talk About Cities (And Love) – out in June from OR books. In often dreamlike peregrinations around his home towns of Liverpool, London and New York Andy Merrifield reflects on what cities … Continue reading

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Ruben Pfizenmaier reviews Foucault’s Last Decade at KULT online

Ruben Pfizenmaier reviews Foucault’s Last Decade (Polity 2016) at KULT online. It’s a thoughtful and very generous review, available open access. Here’s the abstract. In Foucault’s Last Decade Stuart Elden portrays the intellectual history of the last ten years of Michel Foucault’s … Continue reading

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Changes and additions to Foucault News (2018)

Clare O’Farrell has an update on her excellent Foucault News site, which is now merged with her more general site on Foucault. The new domain name is https://michel-foucault.com Go here for all the details and links.

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Two or Three Things He Knows About Paris

Originally posted on andy merrifield:
Originally published on Verso’s Blog, 11th April 2018 There are few urbanists today who know their city as intimately as Paris’s popular historian, publisher and organic intellectual, Eric Hazan. He’s the only writer I’m aware of…

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Foucault and the politics of resistance in Brazil – Workshop at Columbia in Rio de Janeiro, and forthcoming publication

News from Marcelo Hoffman of a workshop on Foucault and the politics of resistance in Brazil – to be held at Columbia University’s Center in Rio de Janeiro. Fortunately for those of us unable to attend, a publication is forthcoming. This … Continue reading

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‘Shakespeare’s View of the World’ – Warwick news story on my forthcoming Shakespearean Territories

Yesterday was Shakespeare’s birthday, and Warwick used the date to put out a brief story about my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories. Entitled ‘Shakespeare’s View of the World‘ it has some quotes from me about how Shakespeare helps us to understand territory. … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 17: Canguilhem, Beinecke library and back to Foucault

I wrote the last update on this book over two months ago, just as I was finishing up an extended research visit to Paris. Since then I’ve mainly been focusing on the Canguilhem manuscript, which is inching toward a near … Continue reading

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Lisa Downing (ed.) After Foucault: Culture, Theory, and Criticism in the 21st Century – forthcoming with Cambridge UP

Lisa Downing (ed.) After Foucault: Culture, Theory, and Criticism in the 21st Century – forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. Thanks to James Tyner for the alert. The work of Michel Foucault is much read, widely cited, and occasionally misunderstood. In … Continue reading

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