Monthly Archives: January 2020

Etienne Balibar – Being Communist, Becoming Other (audio)

Etienne Balibar – Being Communist, Becoming Other (audio) Etienne Balibar will reflect on his relationship to reading Marx, starting with Reading Capital, his early work co-written with Louis Althusser. He will seek to reconstruct his relation to Marx’s thought, communism, … Continue reading

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Sasha Davis, Islands and Oceans: Reimagining Sovereignty and Social Change – University of Georgia Press, April 2020

Sasha Davis, Islands and Oceans: Reimagining Sovereignty and Social Change, University of Georgia Press, April 2020 – in the Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation series.   Sovereignty is a term used by stateless people seeking decolonization as well as … Continue reading

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Stuart Hall’s documentary on Marx and Marxism

Stuart Hall’s documentary on Marx and Marxism This has been circulating on social media – I got it from Jussi Parikka. Update: looks like it’s been removed from vimeo. Here’s a youtube link:

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Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History, edited by Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos and Natasha Wheatley – University of Chicago Press, December 2020

Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History, edited by Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos and Natasha Wheatley – University of Chicago Press, December 2020 Time is the backdrop of historical inquiry, yet it is much more than … Continue reading

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Architecture in Global Socialism by Łukasz Stanek reviewed in The Guardian by Owen Hatherley

Architecture in Global Socialism by Łukasz Stanek (Princeton University Press) reviewed in The Guardian by Owen Hatherley – “a book that rewrites the cold war” This is one of those books that turns a discipline upside down – the cold … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies, Number 27, December 2019 – now out, open access

Foucault Studies, Number 27, December 2019 – now out, open access (via Foucault News) The editors of Foucault Studies are pleased to publish this issue of Foucault Studies containing seven original articles and three book reviews. Among the themes highlighted … Continue reading

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Books received – Merleau-Ponty, Lacan, Althusser, Nicolaysen, Heidegger, Foucault, TCS, Lefebvre, Scammell, Avellaneda and Vega

A mixed pile of books to come back to in the office. They include – Maurice Merleau-Ponty, L’union de l’âme et du corps chez Malebranche, Biran et Bergson – a course Foucault attended Jacques Lacan, My Teaching Two recent translations of … Continue reading

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Marcelo Hoffman, Militant Acts: The Role of Investigations in Radical Political Struggles – SUNY Press, Jan 2019

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Marcelo Hoffman, Militant Acts: The Role of Investigations in Radical Political Struggles – SUNY Press, January 2019 Offers a history of the role of investigations in radical political struggles from the nineteenth century forward. Militant…

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Foucault at Warwick – 17 January 2020, 5pm, with Alison Downham Moore, Lisa Downing, Stuart Elden, Daniele Lorenzini and Federico Testa

Foucault at Warwick, 17 January 2020, 5pm, with Alison Downham Moore, Lisa Downing,  Stuart Elden, Daniele Lorenzini and Federico Testa – free and open to all. I’ll be speaking about the archival work I’ve done on the early Foucault.

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A roundtable on Martina Tazzioli’s book The Making of Migration: The Biopolitics of Mobility at Europe’s Borders – University of Warwick, 15 January 2020

The making of migration: A roundtable on Martina Tazzioli’s book The Making of Migration: The Biopolitics of Mobility at Europe’s Borders (Sage, 2019) With Stuart Elden (PAIS, Warwick), Daniele Lorenzini (Philosophy, Warwick), Vicki Squire (PAIS, Warwick), Maurice Stierl (PAIS, Warwick) and … Continue reading

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