Monthly Archives: October 2018

Francescomaria Tedesco, Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance – Routledge 2018

Francescomaria Tedesco, Sovereign Excess, Legitimacy and Resistance – Routledge 2018 (usual grumbles about Routledge’s pricing apply, though this does have a cheaper e-book) When talking about his film Salò, Pasolini claimed that nothing is more anarchic than power, because power … Continue reading

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Design Agency within Earth Systems – 26 October 2018, Architecture Association, London

Design Agency within Earth Systems – 26 October 2018, Architecture Association, London Further details here. I’ll be in discussion with Neil Brenner and Jose Alfredo Ramirez at the end of the event.

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Foucault, La Sexualité (Clermont-Ferrand 1964) and Le Discours de la sexualité (Vincennes 1969) – published

Foucault’s 1964 course from Clermont-Ferrand La sexualité together with the 1969 course from Vincennes Le discours de la sexualité has now been published – received a copy yesterday. This is the first of a planned seven volumes of material from before … Continue reading

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Renske Doorenspleet, Rethinking the Value of Democracy: A Comparative Perspective – Palgrave, September 2018

Renske Doorenspleet, Rethinking the Value of Democracy: A Comparative Perspective – September 2018 (unfortunately only in expensive hardback at present) This book is the first comprehensive analysis of the instrumental value of democracy in a comparative perspective. Based on extensive … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Lynch, Performances of Injustice The Politics of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in Kenya – CUP, August 2018

Gabrielle Lynch, Performances of Injustice The Politics of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in Kenya – CUP, August 2018 Following unprecedented violence in 2007/8, Kenya introduced two classic transitional justice mechanisms: a truth commission and international criminal proceedings. Both are widely … Continue reading

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Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome V : Histoire des sciences, épistémologie, commémorations 1966-1995 – finally published!

Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome V : Histoire des sciences, épistémologie, commémorations 1966-1995 was originally due to appear in January 2018. It slipped many times – to March, May, September and finally October. A copy should now be on its way… … Continue reading

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Teaching Political Economy – notes and links from the Warwick workshop by Ben Richardson and Anika Heckwolf at Progress in Political Economy

Teaching Political Economy – notes and links from the Warwick workshop by Ben Richardson and Anika Heckwolf at Progress in Political Economy In September 2018, a Teaching Political Economy workshop was held at the University of Warwick, sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Foucault and the politics of resistance in Brazil. Carceral Notebooks (2018)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Foucault and the politics of resistance in Brazil, Carceral Notebooks, vol. 13, 2017 Bernard E. Harcourt, Preface Marcelo Hoffman, Special Editor, Introduction Salma Tannus Muchail and Márcio Alves da Fonseca, Power and Resistance: Foucault’s Laboratory in…

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Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare, Warburg Institute, 28-29 November 2018

Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB, 28-29 November 2018 One of the key figures in Walter Benjamin’s Origin of the German Mourning Play is Hamlet; for Benjamin as for Schmitt and Agamben, Shakespeare’s tragedy is emblematic of … Continue reading

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The Body Productive programme – Birkbeck, University of London, 8 December 2018

The Body Productive programme – Birkbeck, University of London, 8 December 2018 The keynote is by François Guéry – ‘Marx’s Vision of our Future’, and has a closing roundtable on ‘The Productive Body in the 21st Century’. The conference develops themes … Continue reading

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