Monthly Archives: July 2018

Canguilhem – book for Polity’s Key Contemporary Thinkers series, forthcoming 2019

My study of Georges Canguilhem was resubmitted earlier this month. It’s now been accepted in final form and will appear in Polity’s Key Contemporary Thinkers series in early 2019. As I’ve mentioned before, the book developed out of the work I’ve … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, ‘Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?’ – Territory, Politics, Governance

Stuart Elden, ‘Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?‘ – Territory, Politics, Governance (requires subscription or contact me). A new short article from me, which acts as a kind of preview of the forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories. My thanks to … Continue reading

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E-IR interview with Lisa Tilley

E-IR interview with Lisa Tilley Lisa Tilley is Lecturer in Politics and Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London. She is also co-convenor of the Colonial, Postcolonial, Decolonial Working Group of the British International Studies Association (CPD-BISA); co-founder of … Continue reading

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Judith Wambacq, Thinking Between Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty – reviewed at NDPR

Judith Wambacq, Thinking Between Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty – reviewed at NDPR by Laura McMahon. Thinking between Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty is the first book-length examination of the relation between these two major thinkers of the twentieth century. Questioning the dominant view that … Continue reading

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Sara Custer, ‘Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly’, Times Higher Education

Sara Custer, ‘Social media: the good, the bad and the ugly‘, Times Higher Education – may require registration, but should be free to read. With about one-third of Earth’s 7 billion inhabitants on a social network, it is an inevitable … Continue reading

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Books received – Fordham University Press and Steven Seegel, Map Men

A pile of books from Fordham University Press in recompense for review work, and Steven Seegel, Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe, sent by University of Chicago Press. The Fordham books are … Continue reading

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CFP: Warwick Graduate Conference in Security Studies ‘Post-Truth Politics and the Age of Insecurity’, 18-19 October 2018

Call for Papers: Warwick Graduate Conference in Security Studies ‘Post-Truth Politics and the Age of Insecurity’ 18 October – 19 October 2018; Venue: Scarman Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ruth Wodak, Lancaster University/University of Vienna, Author of: The Politics of Fear: What Right-wing Populist Discourses Mean … Continue reading

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Derrida seminars – details of forthcoming volumes and translations

Taken from the Derrida Seminar Translations Project, these are the forthcoming volumes (I’ve added links to publisher pages for the first): All publication dates for the following volumes are projected. Theory and Practice (1976-77), translated by David Wills, Chicago: University … Continue reading

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Alexander B. Murphy, Geography: Why It Matters forthcoming from Polity

Alexander B. Murphy, Geography: Why It Matters forthcoming from Polity Ever since humans sketched primitive maps in the dirt, the quest to understand our surroundings has been fundamental to our survival. Studying geography revealed that the earth was round, showed … Continue reading

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Catherine Soussloff, “Foucault on Painting” podcast (2018)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Catherine Soussloff, “Foucault on Painting” (U Minnesota Press, 2017) podcast In Foucault on Painting (University of Minnesota Press, 2017), Catherine Soussloff discusses an area of Foucault’s development that has remained largely overlooked: his engagement with painting.  Indeed Foucault, we…

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