Monthly Archives: September 2018

Open access journals, guest editors, and a new means of exploitation

I’ve recently turned down an ‘invitation’ to serve as the editor of an article for a new open access journal. It’s actually with a recognised an reputable publisher, rather than these pop-up ones of dubious merit. Given its very broad … Continue reading

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Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall, The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know – OUP 2019

Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall, The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know – OUP 2019 Conversations defining the Arctic region often provoke debate and controversy — for scientists, this lies in the imprecise and imaginary line known as the Arctic … Continue reading

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Books received – Wahl, Arendt, Foucault, Jaspers, Geroulanos, Bulpitt, Derrida, Gotman

A mix of books for teaching and the Foucault research – Jean Wahl, Introduction à la pensée de Heidegger; the Henri Corbin early translation of works by Heidegger; Hannah Arendt, On Violence; Foucault at the Movies; the French translation of Karl Jaspers’s book … Continue reading

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On translating Foucault at the movies (2018)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Clare O’Farrell on Translating Foucault at the Movies, Columbia University Press blog, September 27, 2018 Today for National Translation Month we are presenting our film fans with a guest post from Clare O’Farrell who translated Foucault at the Movies…

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Tips for managing email as an academic – Veronika Cheplygina

Tips for managing email as an academic – Veronika Cheplygina has some good advice. I’m a believer in Inbox Zero, but this doesn’t mean that all emails have yet been answered. It means that there is nothing kept in the … Continue reading

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Landscape as Territory – forthcoming book, Actar 2019, edited by Clara Olóriz Sanjuán and funded by Graham Foundation

Some good news from the Architectural Association. Clara Olóriz Sanjuán and her team have been awarded a grant from the Graham Foundation for an edited book on Landscape as Territory. Full details here. I have a piece in the book, based on … Continue reading

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AA, Westminster and Greenwich collaborate on international symposium

Originally posted on The [Advanced] Landscape:
Ed Wall (University of Greenwich), Lindsay Bremner (University of Westminster) and Alfredo Ramirez (Architecture Association) are co-organising a symposium on 26 October 2018 exploring Design Agency within Earth Systems. Speakers include: Neil Brenner (UTL, Harvard GSD); Stuart…

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Laura Vaughan, Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography – UCL Press, September 2018 (open access pdf/paperback)

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Laura Vaughan, Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography – UCL Press, September 2018 (open access) From a rare map of yellow fever in eighteenth-century New York, to Charles Booth’s famous maps of poverty…

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Foucault, La sexualité/Le Discours de la sexualité (1964 and 1969 courses) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018

Michel Foucault, La Sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Clermont-Ferrand (1964) suivi de Le Discours de la sexualité. Cours donné à l’université de Vincennes (1969) – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil 2018 The first volume of Foucault’s pre-Collège de France courses is due for … Continue reading

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Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Stanford University Press, 2019

Friedrich Nietzsche, Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra – Stanford University Press, March 2019 This is the next volume in The Complete Works project. Volume 16, of fragments from 1885-1886, is on some online sites, with a … Continue reading

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