Monthly Archives: January 2019

David Macey’s biography, The Lives of Michel Foucault republished by Verso, with a new afterword by Stuart Elden

David Macey’s biography, The Lives of Michel Foucault has now been republished by Verso, with a new afterword by me. It’s currently available with a 30% discount on the Verso site, with bundled e-book. When he died of an AIDS-related condition in … Continue reading

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Le projet archéologique de Michel Foucault (2018-2019)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
PDF of flyer

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Andy Merrifield, What We Talk About When We Talk About Cities (And Love)

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Andy Merrifield, What We Talk About When We Talk About Cities (And Love) – out in June from OR books. Update: an excerpt is now available open access: Between Utopia and Dystopia: Encountering Marshall Berman and…

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Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, Columbia University Press – and o/a link to my piece

Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, Columbia University Press, forthcoming 2019. [now updated with the final cover] This is the book developing from the Italian Limes project. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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Daniela Vallega-Neu, Heidegger’s Poietic Writings: From Contributions to Philosophy to The Event reviewed at NDPR

Daniela Vallega-Neu, Heidegger’s Poietic Writings: From Contributions to Philosophy to The Event reviewed at NDPR by Charles E. Scott. Here’s the publisher’s description: Engaging the development of Heidegger’s non-public writings on the event between 1936 and 1941, Daniela Vallega-Neu reveals … Continue reading

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‘Pushing pennies’ – Rob Kitchin on working on multiple projects

‘Pushing pennies‘ – an interesting post from Rob Kitchin on working on multiple projects, structured rest and general organisation. Several times a year I’m asked: ‘how do you get it all done?’, ‘Are there two of you?’, ‘Do you sleep?’ … Continue reading

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Intellectual History’s Grounds: A Conversation with Martin Jay

Originally posted on JHIBlog:
By guest contributor Alec Walker Form shapes sight and memory. Yale’s magnificent sightlines serve not only studious tranquility but also cut off the surrounding towers of banking and business, just as gates and security personnel serve…

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Navigating the Academic World: A Professional Development Workshop in Urban Studies – Brussels, 28-29 March 2019

Navigating the Academic World: A Professional Development Workshop in Urban Studies  28-29 March 2019 Graduate School for Urban Research Brussels Centre for Urban Studies, VUB Brussels, Belgium We are excited to announce that the Brussels Graduate School for Urban Research … Continue reading

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Beyond the Wall: A Q&A With Wendy Brown in The Nation

Beyond the Wall: A Q&A With Wendy Brown in The Nation – connecting the ideas of her 2010 book Walled States, Waning Sovereignty to the current political situation. Thanks to dmf for this link.

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Gary Gutting (1942-2019)

I’m sorry to hear the news of the death of Gary Gutting (on Daily Nous). Gutting was someone whose work I’ve known for a long time – Michel Foucault’s Archaeology of Scientific Reason was an early book on Foucault I read, in … Continue reading

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