Monthly Archives: December 2021

Interview with Kevin Thompson and Perry Zurn, Intolerable. Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970-1980) (2021)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Interview podcast with Kevin Thompson and Perry Zurn, editors of Intolerable. Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970-1980), UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS 2021, New Books Network, Dec 20, 2021 Intolerable: Writings from…

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Mario Damen and Kim Overlaet (eds.), Constructing and Representing Territory in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe – Amsterdam University Press, December 2021 (available open access)

Mario Damen and Kim Overlaet (eds.), Constructing and Representing Territory in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe – Amsterdam University Press, December 2021 The book is available open access In recent political and legal history, scholars seldom specify how and … Continue reading

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Foucault Studies 31 now published (open access)

Foucault Studies 31 now published. As ever, all articles are open access. It includes a symposium on Richard Shusterman’s Ars Erotica and the collection of the Prison Information Group’s Intolerable, other articles and reviews. The entire issue can be downloaded … Continue reading

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Books received – Kristeva, Santos, Moir, Puhvel

Mainly bought second-hand for the new project, along with Milton Santos, For a New Geography, sent by University of Minnesota Press, and Cat Moir, Ernst Bloch’s Speculative Materialism.

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The Summer of Theory: History of a Rebellion, 1960-1990 (2021)

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Philipp Felsch, The Summer of Theory: History of a Rebellion, 1960-1990, (Translated by Tony Crawford), Polity, 2021 ‘Theory’ – a magical glow has emanated from this word since the sixties. Theory was more than just…

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Milton Santos, The Nature of Space and For a New Geography, with a commentary at Progress in Political Economy

Milton Santos, The Nature of Space, translated by Brenda Baletti (Duke, 2021). In The Nature of Space, pioneering Afro-Brazilian geographer Milton Santos attends to globalization writ large and how local and global orders intersect in the construction of space. Santos offers a … Continue reading

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Cat Moir, Ernst Bloch’s Speculative Materialism – discussion, 14 December 2021

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Cat Moir,?Ernst Bloch’s Speculative Materialism: Ontology, Epistemology, Politics?– hardback Brill 2019; paperback?Haymarket, 2020 Discussion 14 December 2021, 5pm – details and registration here Update: the stream of this discussion will be here Cat Moir’s 2020…

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Shifting Territory and Sovereignty: People, Place and Power – interview on Radio Northern Beaches

Shifting Territory and Sovereignty: People, Place and Power – interview on Radio Northern Beaches with Michael Lester, Not a great recording of my voice, but hopefully listenable. in conversation with stuart elden, professor, political theory and geography, warwick university, uk, … Continue reading

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Foucault in the Panopticon (2021)

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Foucault in the Panopticon How Michel Foucault’s encounters in Poland’s heavily policed gay community informed his ideas GEOFF SHULLENBERGER | Reason, FROM THE DECEMBER 2021 ISSUE In 1958, the 32-year-old philosopher Michel Foucault arrived in…

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Angela Davis: An Autobiography – new edition, Haymarket, January 2022

Angela Davis: An Autobiography – new edition, Haymarket, January 2022 Angela Davis has been a political activist at the cutting edge of the Black Liberation, feminist, queer, and prison abolitionist movements for more than 50 years. First published and edited … Continue reading

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