Monthly Archives: May 2022

Stuart Elden, The Archaeology of Foucault – Polity, December 2022, cover and preorder details

The final book in my series of studies of Foucault, The Archaeology of Foucault, is due for publication with Polity in December 2022. On 20 May 1961 Foucault defended his two doctoral theses; on 2 December 1970 he gave his … Continue reading

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Challenging reference problems with Dumézil’s Mitra-Varuna – any help gratefully received [updated]

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
I am looking for help with some of the more challenging references in my editorial work with Georges Dumézil’s Mitra-Varuna. I have checked hundreds of references, correcting some and completing many, but these are the…

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Challenging reference problems with Dumézil’s Mitra-Varuna – any help gratefully received [updated]

[Update: some progress on all of these is reported at the end of this post.] I am looking for help with some of the more challenging references in my editorial work with Georges Dumézil’s Mitra-Varuna. I have checked hundreds of … Continue reading

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Books received – Eliade, Benveniste, Charachidzé, Balibar, Godelier

Mainly second-hand books for the Indo-European thought project, along with Étienne Balibar, Cosmopolitique, the third volume in his Écrits series, and Maurice Godelier’s study of Lévi-Strauss (available in English from Verso, translated by Nora Scott), both bought in Paris.

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Georges Canguilhem Beyond Epistemology, online event, 16 May 2022 [postponed]

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Georges Canguilhem Beyond Epistemology, online event, 16 May 2022 new date to be arranged Georges Canguilhem was one of the most influential historians and philosophers of science of 20th-century France. Michel Foucault, Louis Althusser, Alain…

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E-International Relations Interview – David Campbell

E-International Relations Interview – David Campbell

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Mark Neocleous, The Politics of Immunity: Security and the Policing of Bodies – Verso, March 2022 (and New Books Network discussion)

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Mark Neocleous, The Politics of Immunity: Security and the Policing of Bodies – Verso, March 2022 Our contemporary political condition is obsessed with immunity. The immunity of bodies and the body politic; personal immunity and…

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Andrea Mubi Brighenti and Mattias Kärrholm (eds.), Territories, Environments, Politics, Explorations in Territoriology – online book launch, 10 May 2022, 1-3pm CEST

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Andrea Mubi Brighenti and Mattias Kärrholm (eds.), Territories, Environments, Politics, Explorations in Territoriology – online book launch, 10 May 2022, 1-3pm CEST https://lu-se.zoom.us/j/68646989904 Details of the book follow: Andrea Mubi Brighenti and Mattias Kärrholm (eds.),?Territories, Environments, Politics,?Explorations in…

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Celebrating ten years of Territory, Politics, Governance

Celebrating ten years of Territory, Politics, Governance – ten papers from the first ten years of the journal, available open access and an editorial reflecting on the journal and work on these themes.

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Indo-European Thought project update 3: Paris – Foucault, Canguilhem, Dumézil

I had a good two-week visit to Paris, where I worked at both the Mitterand and Richelieu sites of the Bibliothèque nationale, the Collège de France and the École normale supérieure. It was something of a transitional trip, doing a … Continue reading

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