Monthly Archives: August 2018

Natasha Heenan, ‘Silvia Federici, Caliban and the Witch’, Progress in Political Economy

Natasha Heenan, ‘Silvia Federici, Caliban and the Witch‘, Progress in Political Economy: In high school, like many young women, my friends and I developed a fascination with witches. Years before we knew what feminism was, a sense of foreboding had developed among us, … Continue reading

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Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers, The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science and the Great War – University of Chicago Press, 2018

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers, The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science and the Great War – University of Chicago Press, 2018 The injuries suffered by soldiers during WWI were as varied as they were brutal. … Continue reading

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Default lecture capture: In defense of academic freedom, safety and well-being

Originally posted on Julie Cupples:
This is a submission based on the collated and collective views of the Human Geography Research Group (HGRG) in the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh as our institution is considering adopting lecture…

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Anthem symplokē Studies in Theory – new book series

Anthem symplokē Studies in Theory – new book series. Enquiries to proposal@anthempress.com

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Thomas Nail, Being and Motion – OUP, November 2018

Thomas Nail, Being and Motion – OUP, November 2018 More than at any other time in human history, we live in an age defined by movement and mobility; and yet, we lack a unifying theory which takes this seriously as … Continue reading

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Federico Ferretti, Anarchy and Geography: Reclus and Kropotkin in the UK – Routledge 2018

Federico Ferretti, Anarchy and Geography: Reclus and Kropotkin in the UK – Routledge 2018. This book provides a historical account of anarchist geographies in the UK and the implications for current practice. It looks at the works of Frenchman Élisée … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 19: A Writing and Cycling Retreat in the Peak District

I’m just back from a couple of weeks in the Peak District, in the south near Bakewell and the north in Holmfirth. The idea was to have a consolidated period of work on this book. The internet connection was somewhere … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Derrida, 1 September 2018, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton – programme

Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Derrida, 1 September 2018, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton – details here; full programme here. Registration required (£20). Papers by Nicholas Royle, Tina Chanter, Christopher Prendergast, John Joughin, Andrew Cutrofello and Howard Caygill. This is part of … Continue reading

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The 2018 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture – “Trauma Geographies: Broken Bodies and Lethal Landscapes” by Derek Gregory

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The 2018 Antipode Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) Lecture Trauma Geographies: Broken Bodies and Lethal Landscapes Derek Gregory Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Department of Geography University of British…

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Mattias Leanza review of Foucault’s Last Decade in Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (requires subscription)

Mattias Leanza reviews Foucault’s Last Decade (Polity, 2016) in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (requires subscription). It’s a generous and positive review which ‘highly recommends’ the book. All the reviews of this book, and of Foucault: The Birth of Power (Polity … Continue reading

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