Monthly Archives: October 2020

Wolfram Eilenberger, Time of the Magicians: The Invention of Modern Thought 1919-1929 – Allen Lane, August 2020

Wolfram Eilenberger, Time of the Magicians: The Invention of Modern Thought 1919-1929 – Allen Lane, August 2020 The year is 1919. Walter Benjamin flees his overbearing father to scrape a living as a critic. Ludwig Wittgenstein, scion of one of … Continue reading

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Craig Jones, The War Lawyers: The United States, Israel and Juridical Warfare – Oxford University Press, December 2020

Craig Jones, The War Lawyers: The United States, Israel and Juridical Warfare – Oxford University Press, December 2020 Over the last 20 years the world’s most advanced militaries have invited a small number of military legal professionals into the heart … Continue reading

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Distinguished Professor Bob Jessop Virtual Festschrift Thursday 29 October 1.00pm-17.00pm GMT (UK Timezone)

Distinguished Professor Bob Jessop Virtual Festschrift Thursday 29 October 1.00pm-17.00pm GMT (UK Timezone) The Centre for Alternatives to Social and Economic Inequalities and its Director, Distinguished Professor Beverley Skeggs, are pleased to host a Festschrift event to celebrate and recognise the … Continue reading

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Keith Ansell-Pearson & Rebecca Bamford, Nietzsche’s Dawn: Philosophy, Ethics, and the Passion of Knowledge – Wiley-Blackwell, November 2020

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Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Jennifer Deger, Alder Keleman Saxena, Feifei Zhou eds. Feral Atlas: The More-Than-Human Anthropocene – Stanford University Press, 2020

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Jennifer Deger, Alder Keleman Saxena, Feifei Zhou eds. Feral Atlas: The More-Than-Human Anthropocene – Stanford University Press, 2020 A digital, online project – here Every event in human history has been a more-than-human event. When hunter-gatherers burn the … Continue reading

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Jamie Lorimer, The Probiotic Planet – University of Minnesota Press, November 2020

Jamie Lorimer, The Probiotic Planet: Using Life to Manage Life – University of Minnesota Press, November 2020 Most of us are familiar with probiotics added to milk or yogurt to improve gastrointestinal health. In fact, the term refers to any … Continue reading

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Adriana Cavarero, Judith Butler and Bonnie Honig, Towards a Feminist Ethics of Non-Violence – Fordham University Press, 2021

Adriana Cavarero, Judith Butler and Bonnie Honig, Towards a Feminist Ethics of Non-Violence – Fordham University Press, 2021 Toward a Feminist Ethics of Nonviolence brings together major feminist thinkers to debate Cavarero’s call for a postural ethics of nonviolence and a … Continue reading

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Saiba Varma, The Occupied Clinic: Militarism and Care in Kashmir – Duke University Press, October 2020

Saiba Varma, The Occupied Clinic: Militarism and Care in Kashmir – Duke University Press, October 2020 The Introduction is open access here. In The Occupied Clinic, Saiba Varma explores the psychological, ontological, and political entanglements between medicine and violence in Indian-controlled … Continue reading

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Federico Italiano (ed.), The Dark Side of Translation – Routledge, 2020

Federico Italiano (ed.), The Dark Side of Translation – Routledge, 2020 We tend to consider translation as something good, virtuous and bright, but it can also function as an instrument of concealment, silencing and misdirection—as something that darkens and obscures. … Continue reading

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Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh: What you need to know about the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan – video with Gerard Toal, John O’Laughlin and Maia Otarashvili

Join us for a special virtual panel discussion about the ongoing conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh. The “frozen conflict” in Nagorno Karabakh is no longer “frozen”. Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the breakaway territory of Nagorno-Karabakh … Continue reading

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