Monthly Archives: March 2020

Andy Merrifield, ‘Mystified Consciousness’ in Monthly Review – on Lefebvre’s relevance today

Andy Merrifield,‘Mystified Consciousness’ in Monthly Review – on Lefebvre’s relevance to today. Andy’s book Marx Dead and Alive is forthcoming from Monthly Review Press.

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Derek Gregory, Under Afghan Skies – Prologue and Part I

Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations blog has been quiet for a while, but he’s just posted two parts of his extended essay, “Under Afghan Skies” – Prologue and Part I Here’s the first part of the Prologue post: In what seems … Continue reading

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Mary Floyd-Wilson and Garrett A. Sullivan (eds.), Geographies of Embodiment in Early Modern England – OUP, 2020

Mary Floyd-Wilson and Garrett A. Sullivan (eds.), Geographies of Embodiment in Early Modern England – OUP, May 2020 Geographies of Embodiment in Early Modern England gathers essays from prominent scholars of English Renaissance literature and history who have made substantial … Continue reading

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In search of an Arendt (mis)quotation

Hannah Arendt’s work, especially The Origins of Totalitarianism, has been back in the news the last few years for obvious reasons. One quotation in particular seems to be especially pertinent. It reads: “One of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian elites … Continue reading

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Geographers, sociologists, philosophers etc. on covid-19 – updated

I’ve been adding things to the list of Geographers, sociologists, philosophers etc. on covid-19 Recent additions include several from the Verso blog, a new piece by Agamben in English and Italian, and open access material from Wiley-Blackwell There is a … Continue reading

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The Deleuze Seminars, Website Launch

Originally posted on Philosophy of Movement:
**I have been on the editorial team for years for this project and today we are launching our NEH funded website. It is by far the most comprehensive collection of Deleuze’s seminars on the…

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La mort sa mérite – Nicolas Drolc’s film of Serge Livrozet, now freely available (with English subtitles)

La mort sa mérite – Nicolas Drolc’s film of Serge Livrozet, is now freely available. Livrozet was involved in the Group d’information sur les prisons with Foucault, and then co-founded the Comité d’Action des Prisonniers. Nicolas previously directed the excellent … Continue reading

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An updated list of geographers, sociologists, philosophers and others on covid-19

My earlier post of a few links to pieces has received quite a bit of attention, and I’ve been sent several new links, so an updated list of geographers, sociologists, philosophers and others on covid-19 can be found here. I’ll … Continue reading

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Cancelled – Advances in Political Geography workshop, St John’s College, University of Oxford, 28 May 2020

The Advances in Political Geography workshop, to be held at St John’s College, University of Oxford, on 28 May 2020 has been cancelled. This means that all my forthcoming talks have now been cancelled, though the organisers and I hope … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 31: IMEC, Paris, Uppsala and the impact of the coronavirus

As an earlier post said, I’ve had to cancel two talks – in New York and Bologna – and some archival work because of the current medical situation. There is a bit more on that below, but as much as … Continue reading

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