Foucault Lives. A Day Seminar on the Work and Legacy of Michel Foucault at University of Malta (2022)

Foucault Lives. A Day Seminar on the Work and Legacy of Michel Foucault at University of Malta (2022)

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Foucault Lives. A Day Seminar on the Work and Legacy of Michel Foucault
Event:  Foucault Lives 2022
Date:    25 June 2022
Venue: Valletta Campus


As he often said, Foucault never wanted his work to become dead theory or inspire a cult following. From metaphors that compare his ideas to ‘a box of tools’ to characterisations of his work as a challenge or an invitation, his books and ethos continue to illuminate contemporary critical thought. His books continue to invite interpretations and re-interpretations. His ideas are taken up and made to work in the present. His lectures give us a glimpse of Foucault’s thought in action. His interviews show us how he positioned himself as a public intellectual. His life continues to offer us models of militancy, passion, experimentation and critique.

This seminar intends to engage as many facets of Foucault as possible. It is inviting engagements with…

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