Monthly Archives: February 2021

Fiorenza Picozza, The Coloniality of Asylum: The Coloniality of Asylum: Mobility, Autonomy and Solidarity in the Wake of Europe’s Refugee Crisis – Rowman International, February 2021, and book launch on 10 March 2021

Fiorenza Picozza, The Coloniality of Asylum: Mobility, Autonomy and Solidarity in the Wake of Europe’s Refugee Crisis – Rowman International, February 2021 Through the concepts of the ‘coloniality of asylum’ and ‘solidarity as method’, this book links the question of … Continue reading

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Books received – Martin, Balibar, Althusser, Lacan, Foucault, Mbembe, Benveniste

Some books in recompense for review for Polity, along with Achille Mbembe, Out of the Dark Night from Columbia University Press, Jacques Martin’s L’individu chez Hegel, edited by Jean-Baptiste Vuillerod, the translation of Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh and an … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking ‘Foucault: The History of Sexuality, Volume 4’ – Shahidha Bari with Lisa Downing, Stuart Elden and Stephen Shapiro, 25 February 2021

BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking – ‘Foucault: The History of Sexuality, Volume 4‘ – Shahidha Bari with Lisa Downing, Stuart Elden, and Stephen Shapiro, 25 February 2021, 10pm (and now available online and download here). On the day the final … Continue reading

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Jacques Lacan, The Object Relation: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book IV, translated by Adrian Price – Polity, February 2021

Jacques Lacan, The Object Relation: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book IV, translated by Adrian Price – Polity, February 2021 ‘The unfulfilled and unsatisfied mother around whom the child ascends the upward slope of his narcissism is someone real. She is … Continue reading

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Stephen Houlgate, Hegel on Being – two volumes, Bloomsbury, October 2021

Stephen Houlgate, Hegel on Being – two volumes, Bloomsbury, October 2021 Very expensive hardback and e-book at present, but this looks a major work. Hegel on Being provides an authoritative treatment of Hegel’s entire logic of being. Stephen Houlgate presents the Science … Continue reading

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Arlette Farge, Instants de Vie, with Clémentine Vidal-Naquet, Éditions EHESS, February 2021 (and discussion with Luc Darieaux)

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Arlette Farge, Instants de Vie, presented by Clémentine Vidal-Naquet, Éditions EHESS, February 2021 Le XVIIIe?siècle d’Arlette Farge est sonore, odorant, tactile, à la fois familier et exotique, attachant. Elle a rencontré le peuple de Paris…

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Remigiusz Ryziński. Foucault in Warsaw (June 2021)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Remigiusz Ryziński. Foucault in Warsaw, Open Letter Books (Forthcoming, June 2021) The previously untold story of the plot to kick Michel Foucault out of Poland in the 1950s In 1958, Michel Foucault arrived in Poland…

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Ben Clift, Comparative Political Economy: States, Markets and Global Capitalism, 2nd edition – Red Globe Press, 2021

Ben Clift, Comparative Political Economy: States, Markets and Global Capitalism, 2nd edition – Red Globe Press/Macmillan, 2021 This is a book about how 21st-century capitalism really works. Modern economics strips away social, historical, and political context from analysis of ‘the … Continue reading

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‘Michel Foucault and the Social Contract’, Stuart Elden, Mark Kelly and Christopher Watkin, 13 April 2021 (online seminar)

On 13 April 2021, 6pm Melbourne/9am UK, I’ll be taking part in an online discussion on ‘Michel Foucault and the Social Contract‘ with Mark Kelly and Christopher Watkin, as part of a series looking at the social contract today. Full … Continue reading

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Books received – Rose, Balibar, Martinet, Lévi-Strauss, Harker, Dumézil

Books for the Foucault research, along with a few in recompense for review work for Verso, and Christopher Harker, Spacing Debt: Obligations, Violence, and Endurance in Ramallah, Palestine, sent by Duke University Press, and the new translation of Claude Lévi-Strauss, Wild … Continue reading

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