Monthly Archives: February 2020

Mapping water conflicts

http://www.worldwater.org/conflict/map/ – thanks to dmf for the link to this and the podcast in a previous post.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Interstitial – Podcast on space and consequences of our designs

Interstitial – Podcast on space and consequences of our designs Each episode features one author on a new book that offers critical ways of understanding the worlds we make. Transdisciplinary perspectives from across the arts, social sciences, and humanities every … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Undercommons and Destituent Power, Indiana University, March 26-28, 2020

The Undercommons and Destituent Power, Indiana University, March 26-28, 2020 – full details here. On March 26-28, 2020, Indiana University’s annual Critical Ethnic Studies symposium will bring into dialogue two fields of insurgent study: the undercommons and destituent power. To … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

On Geographies of Violence: Michael Watts interviewed by Stuart Elden (Society and Space archive)

On Geographies of Violence: Michael Watts interviewed by Stuart Elden An interview I did with Michael Watts a few years ago has been reposted on the Society and Space magazine site. Many thanks to Natalie Oswin for making this available … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Books bought in Paris – Foucault, Merleau-Ponty, Mbembe, Poitevin, Sabot, Sforzini

I’ve tried to be fairly disciplined, given I’ve got to carry everything home, but a few books old and new that I’ve picked up over the past few weeks.

Posted in Achille Mbembe, Georges Dumézil, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Michel Foucault, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The Raymond Williams Recordings

Originally posted on The Raymond Williams Society:
On the Raymond Williams Society blog for February we have details of a new project by Phil O’Brien on a fascinating collection of recordings of lectures and readings given by Williams in the…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Achille Mbembe, Brutalisme, Éditions de la Découverte, February 2020

Achille Mbembe, Brutalisme, Éditions de la Découverte, February 2020 Just out, the new book from Achille Mbembe. Toutes les sphères de l’existence sont désormais pénétrées par le capital, et la mise en ordre des sociétés humaines s’effectue dorénavant selon une … Continue reading

Posted in Achille Mbembe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Signés Foucault & cie – manifestos and letters signed by Foucault, edited by Philippe Artières, Editions de la Sorbonne, 2020

Signés Foucault & cie, edited by Philippe Artières, Editions de la Sorbonne, 2020 I’d missed news of this until I saw a copy at the BnF bookshop. It’s a little and cheap €5 collection of manifestos and open letters signed … Continue reading

Posted in Michel Foucault, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Book: Simon Dalby’s Anthropocene Geopolitics

Originally posted on the anthropo.scene:
A great looking new title from Simon Dalby from the University of Ottawa Press. Anthropocene Geopolitics: Globalization, Security, Sustainability We now find ourselves in a new geological age: the Anthropocene. The climate is changing…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Judith Butler interview in The New Yorker on The Force of Nonviolence

Judith Butler interview in The New Yorker – ‘Judith Butler wants us to reshape our rage’ The Force of Nonviolence: The Ethical in the Political is out with Verso this month

Posted in Judith Butler, Uncategorized | Leave a comment