Monthly Archives: December 2020

Alexander Orakhelashvili, International Law and International Politics: Foundations of Interdisciplinary Analysis – Edward Elgar, December 2020

Alexander Orakhelashvili, International Law and International Politics: Foundations of Interdisciplinary Analysis – Edward Elgar, December 2020 This illuminating monograph examines analytical and practical aspects of the relationship between international law and international politics, providing a comprehensive analysis of the foundations … Continue reading

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New Books Network interview with Dave O’Brien – Stuart Elden, Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018)

New Books Network interview with Dave O’Brien – Stuart Elden, Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) Thanks to Dave for the invitation to be part of this excellent podcast again. What can Shakespeare tell us about territory, and what … Continue reading

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Shirin M. Rai, Milija Gluhovic, Silvija Jestrovic and Michael Saward (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance – Oxford University Press, March 2021

Shirin M. Rai, Milija Gluhovic, Silvija Jestrovic and Michael Saward (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Politics and Performance – Oxford University Press, March 2021. Political scientists and political theorists have long been interested in social and political performance. Theatre and … Continue reading

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Rodney Harrison and Colin Sterling (eds.), Deterritorializing the Future: Heritage in, of and after the Anthropocene – Open Humanities Press (open access), 2020

Rodney Harrison and Colin Sterling (eds.), Deterritorializing the Future: Heritage in, of and after the Anthropocene – Open Humanities Press (open access), 2020. Understanding how pasts resource presents is a fundamental first step towards building alternative futures in the Anthropocene. … Continue reading

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Theodor W. Adorno, Notes to Literature (combined edition) – Columbia University Press, 2019

Theodor W. Adorno, Notes to Literature (combined edition) – Columbia University Press, 2019, edited by Rolf Tiedemann, translated by Shierry Weber Nicholson, with a new introduction by Paul Kottman. I’d missed this when it was published late last year. Notes … Continue reading

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The Archaeology of Foucault Update 4: The term from hell, Foucault in Brazil and Tunisia, and the problems of archival research in a pandemic

This was an exceptionally difficult term – probably the hardest I can remember in twenty-five years of working in universities. It was very hard to make any progress on this manuscript – the fourth and final book in this sequence … Continue reading

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Emanuel Clairizio, Robert Poma and Michel Spanò (eds.), Milieu, mi-lieu, milieux – Éditions Mimesis, 2020

Emanuel Clairizio, Robert Poma and Michel Spanò (eds.), Milieu, mi-lieu, milieux – Éditions Mimesis, 2020 Georges Canguilhem af­firmait que la notion de milieu s’était constituée « comme catégorie de la pensée contemporaine ». En effet, depuis que la biologie de … Continue reading

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New Book – Circling Marx: Essays 1980-2020

Originally posted on thesis eleven:
A new book of essays by Peter Beilharz, Sichuan University Circling Marx: Essays 1980-2020 (Brill, 2020) Karl Marx circles us, and we him. This reflects the power of his legacy, but it also indicates the…

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Mark Laurence Jackson and Mark Hanlen, Securing Urbanism: Contagion, Power and Risk – Springer, January 2021

Mark Laurence Jackson and Mark Hanlen, Securing Urbanism: Contagion, Power and Risk – Springer, January 2021 This book is concerned with developing an in-depth understanding of contemporary political and spatial analyses of cities. In the three-part development of the book’s … Continue reading

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Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War – videos of 11 December 2020 conference

Online Conference Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War (edited) A selection of the papers and discussions from the 11/12/2020 online conference on Henry V: Historical and Literary Territories at War / Territoires d’histoire, territoires littéraires en guerre (Université … Continue reading

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