Monthly Archives: October 2019

Tony Fisher and Kélina Gotman (eds.), Foucault’s Theatres – Manchester University Press, October 2019

Tony Fisher and Kélina Gotman (eds.), Foucault’s Theatres – Manchester University Press, October 2019 The volume contributes to a new articulation of theatre and performance studies via Foucault’s critical thought. With cutting edge studies by established and emerging writers in … Continue reading

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Jeremy Black, Maps of War: Mapping Conflict through the Centuries – discussion at New Books Network

Jeremy Black, Maps of War: Mapping Conflict through the Centuries (Conway, 2016) – new discussion at New Books Network. Thanks to dmf for the link.    

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Caliban and the Witch: A Verso Roundtable

Caliban and the Witch: A Verso Roundtable This October, Verso is hosting a roundtable on Silvia Federici’s incantatory and incendiary Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation (2004), inviting reflections from activists, writers, and scholars to discuss the … Continue reading

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CFP: Interstices Journal of Architecture and Related Arts Issue 20:2020 Political Matters – Spatial Thinking of the Alternative

CALL FOR PAPERS: Interstices Journal of Architecture and Related Arts Issue 20:2020 Political Matters: Spatial Thinking of the Alternative Issue Editors: Farzaneh Haghighi (University of Auckland) & Nikolina Bobic (University of Plymouth) Deadline for paper submission:  9th December 2019 – 5:00pm NZT … Continue reading

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Łukasz Stanek, Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War – Princeton U Press, January 2020

Łukasz Stanek, Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War – Princeton U Press, January 2020 In the course of the Cold War, architects, planners, and construction companies from socialist Eastern Europe … Continue reading

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‘There is always in history this possibility of the unexpected’: Interview with Carlo Ginzburg

Also at the Verso blog – ‘There is always in history this possibility of the unexpected’: Interview with Carlo Ginzburg Carlo Ginzburg, author of The Cheese and the Worms, is one of Europe’s most influential historians. In this interview with Claire … Continue reading

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Christopher Law on Judith Butler, Anti-Semitism and the force of discourse

Christopher Law on Judith Butler, Anti-Semitism and the force of discourse at the Verso blog. Butler’s book The Force of Nonviolence: The Ethical in the Political is forthcoming from Verso in 2020: Here’s the book’s description: Judith Butler’s new book … Continue reading

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Tarik Kochi, Global Justice and Social Conflict: The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law – Routledge, 2019

Tarik Kochi, Global Justice and Social Conflict: The Foundations of Liberal Order and International Law – Routledge, 2019 Global Justice and Social Conflict offers a ground-breaking historical and theoretical reappraisal of the ideas that underpin and sustain the global liberal … Continue reading

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Books received – Kirkpatrick, Carlisle, Stratford, Carrigan

Kate Kirkpatrick, Becoming Beauvoir; Clare Carlisle, Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard; Elaine Stratford, Home, Nature and the Feminine Ideal: Geographies of the Interior and of Empire; and Mark Carrigan, Social Media for Academics, second edition. Elaine and … Continue reading

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Cat Moir, Ernst Bloch’s Speculative Materialism: Ontology, Epistemology, Politics – Brill 2019

Cat Moir, Ernst Bloch’s Speculative Materialism: Ontology, Epistemology, Politics – Brill 2019 In Ernst Bloch’s Speculative Materialism: Ontology, Epistemology, Politics, Cat Moir offers a new interpretation of the philosophy of Ernst Bloch. The reception of Bloch’s work has seen him … Continue reading

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