Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Socialist State: Philosophical Foundations

Originally posted on STALIN'S MOUSTACHE:
This book outline deals with the socialist state, examining an alternative path through the Marxist tradition in order to understand the realities of the socialist state, with a focus on China. These realities include…

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Kleinberg, Scott, Wilder, ‘Theses on Theory and History’

Ethan Kleinberg, Joan Wallach Scott, Gary Wilder, ‘Theses on Theory and History‘ Available online or to download as booklet

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Sam Halvorsen, Decolonising Territory at the Progress in Political Economy blog

Sam Halvorsen, ‘Decolonising Territory‘ at the Progress in Political Economy blog In a recent paper I argue that Anglophone research on territory, particularly in human geography, has been too constrained to ideas and practices based on the experiences of the modern, Eurocentric … Continue reading

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Philosophy As Interdisciplinary Intensity – An Interview With Giorgio Agamben (2017

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Philosophy As Interdisciplinary Intensity – An Interview With Giorgio Agamben (Antonio Gnolio/Ido Govrin) – RELIGIOUS THEORY Feb 5 2017 The following is an interview with the famed Continental philosopher Giorgio Agamben conducted by journalist Antonio Gnolio. Originally…

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ANR project: Foucault’s Reading Notes/ Foucault fiches de lecture (2018)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Foucault fiches de lecture ANR project: Foucault’s Reading Notes Transcrire les fiches de lecture de Michel Foucault avec le logiciel Transkribus : compte rendu des tests Une collaboration internationale avec le projet européen READ/Transkribus a…

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Alastair Davidson, Antonio Gramsci: Towards an Intellectual Biography – Haymarket books

Alastair Davidson, Antonio Gramsci: Towards an Intellectual Biography – published in February 2018 by Haymarket books. This engrossing political biography aims to lift Gramsci’s legacy out of the sterile debates that have endured since his death. Few revolutionaries have a … Continue reading

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Heidegger, ‘The Question Concerning the Thing’ lecture course – new translation forthcoming in September 2018

Martin Heidegger’s Die Frage nach dem Ding was one of the courses he published in his lifetime (in 1962), and then was later included in the Gesamtausgabe. There was an English translation as What is a Thing? in 1967, but … Continue reading

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‘Little Stars and Galloping Steeds: Sex in Shakespeare’ – Rose Theatre Kingston, June 22, 2018

The day before the Foucault and Shakespeare event, there is a day-long workshop at Kingston’s Rose Theatre. Little Stars and Galloping Steeds: Sex in Shakespeare – Friday June 22, 2018, Rose Theatre Kingston. It’s free, but registration is required. 9.30am: … Continue reading

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Terror und Territorium – podcast with Stuart Elden, Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch (in German)

Terror und Territorium – podcast with me (dubbed in German), Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch. The rest of the series is here. Die Verbindung von Staat und Territorium galt lange als fixiert, die Welt geteilt durch Grenzen, die klar und … Continue reading

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