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Silvia Bigliazzi (ed), Oedipus at Colonus and King Lear: Classical and Early Modern Intersections – Skenè, 2019 open access book

Silvia Bigliazzi (ed), Oedipus at Colonus and King Lear: Classical and Early Modern Intersections – open access book The story of King Lear seems to fill in the blank space separating the end of Oedipus Tyrannus and the beginning of … Continue reading

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CFP: Curzonic geographies/Reading ‘Frontiers’ – RGS-IBG conference, September 2020

Call for papers: Curzonic geographies/Reading ‘Frontiers’ RGS-IBG conference, 1-4 September 2020 organised by Richard Schofield (KCL) and Matthew Tillotson (Leicester) – contact Matthew with any queries As an embodiment of a classic, privileged travel writer George Curzon (1859-1925) documented his … Continue reading

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Society and Space – new magazine style website

Society and Space has a new digital magazine style website at https://www.societyandspace.org  A free digital magazine and subscription based journal that helps people stay informed on interdisciplinary debates related to pressing social, political, and environmental issues.

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Warwick Graduate Conference in Political and Legal Theory, 15th February 2020

Warwick Graduate Conference in Political and Legal Theory, Saturday 15th February 2020 The keynote lectures are being given by Clare Chambers (Cambridge) and Elizabeth Cripps (Edinburgh). All queries to PLTGradConf@warwick.ac.uk    

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Thomas Nail, “The Climate-Migration-Industrial Complex” at Public Seminar

Thomas Nail, “The Climate-Migration-Industrial Complex” at Public Seminar Thirty years ago there were fifteen border walls around the world. Now there are seventy walls and over one billion national and international migrants. International migrants alone may even double in the … Continue reading

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Etienne Balibar – Being Communist, Becoming Other (audio)

Etienne Balibar – Being Communist, Becoming Other (audio) Etienne Balibar will reflect on his relationship to reading Marx, starting with Reading Capital, his early work co-written with Louis Althusser. He will seek to reconstruct his relation to Marx’s thought, communism, … Continue reading

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Sasha Davis, Islands and Oceans: Reimagining Sovereignty and Social Change – University of Georgia Press, April 2020

Sasha Davis, Islands and Oceans: Reimagining Sovereignty and Social Change, University of Georgia Press, April 2020 – in the Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation series.   Sovereignty is a term used by stateless people seeking decolonization as well as … Continue reading

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Stuart Hall’s documentary on Marx and Marxism

Stuart Hall’s documentary on Marx and Marxism This has been circulating on social media – I got it from Jussi Parikka. Update: looks like it’s been removed from vimeo. Here’s a youtube link:

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Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History, edited by Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos and Natasha Wheatley – University of Chicago Press, June 2020

Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History, edited by Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos and Natasha Wheatley – University of Chicago Press, June 2020 Time is the backdrop of historical inquiry, yet it is much more than … Continue reading

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Architecture in Global Socialism by Łukasz Stanek reviewed in The Guardian by Owen Hatherley

Architecture in Global Socialism by Łukasz Stanek (Princeton University Press) reviewed in The Guardian by Owen Hatherley – “a book that rewrites the cold war” This is one of those books that turns a discipline upside down – the cold … Continue reading

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