Monthly Archives: November 2022

Special Issue – Call for papers: Foucault’s Legacy in Contemporary Thinking (2022)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Special Issue – Call for papers: Foucault’s Legacy in Contemporary Thinking Foucault Studies and special issue editors Valentina Antoniol and Stefano Marino invite authors to reflect on Foucault’s legacy forty years after his untimely death in…

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Colloque international. Michel Foucault et les années 1950 Entre philosophie et sciences humaines (2022)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Colloque international Michel Foucault et les années 1950 Entre philosophie et sciences humaines 8 et 9 décembre 2022 | Université Paris 8 Accès libre dans la limite des places disponibles. Contact : orazio.irrera02@univ-paris8.fr Programme PDF…

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Mary Bosworth and Lucia Zedner (eds.), Privatising Border Control: Law at the Limits of the Sovereign State – Oxford University Press, January 2023

Mary Bosworth and Lucia Zedner, Privatising Border Control: Law at the Limits of the Sovereign State – Oxford University Press, January 2023

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Books received – Lévi-Strauss, Althusser, Leroi-Gourhan, Person, Loyer, Soulier, Derrida

Mainly bought new and second-hand in Paris, but also A. Person, Directorship: Searching for Politics’ Copernican Moment, sent to me anonymously by the author.

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Foucault on the radio, 1975 – a different, edited translation of an interesting interview

In 1975, Foucault was interviewed by Jacques Chancel on the radio. It is reprinted in Dits et écrits as text 161, “Radioscopie de Michel Foucault”. The French text is here and the recording here. Comparing the transcription and the recording … Continue reading

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Robyn Bartel & Jennifer Carter (eds.), Handbook on Space, Place and Law – Edward Elgar, 2022

Robyn Bartel & Jennifer Carter (eds.), Handbook on Space, Place and Law – Edward Elgar, 2022 Unlike many of these handbooks, this is available as a paperback and e-book as well as hardback. Some sample material is available here. This … Continue reading

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Biko Mandela Gray and Ryan J. Johnson, Phenomenology of Black Spirit – Edinburgh University Press, 2022

Biko Mandela Gray and Ryan J. Johnson, Phenomenology of Black Spirit – Edinburgh University Press, 2022 Just an expensive hardback at the moment, unfortunately, but Ryan has shared a 30% discount code (NEW30).

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Indo-European thought project update 7: Working on Dumézil’s teaching, a few research resources, and some archival work in Paris

I’ve made some progress with the Indo-European project over the past few weeks. Not as much as I’d hoped, and it feels a bit unsystematic at this point, but early work is often like that. This has included a couple … Continue reading

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Stephanie DeGooyer, Before Borders: A Legal and Literary History of Naturalisation – Johns Hopkins University Press, November 2022

Stephanie DeGooyer, Before Borders: A Legal and Literary History of Naturalisation – Johns Hopkins University Press, November 2022 An ambitious revisionist history of naturalization as a creative mechanism for national expansion. Before borders determined who belonged in a country and … Continue reading

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Parts of Georges Bataille’s library for sale (and a fascinating downloadable catalogue and inventaire)

Parts of Georges Bataille’s library are for sale – story here. As you’d expect, things are rather expensive… A catalogue is available to buy – La bibliothèque de Georges Bataille – and to download as pdf here. petit in-4, broché, … Continue reading

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