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Rita Felski and Stephen Muecke (eds.), Latour and the Humanities – Johns Hopkins University Press, September 2020

Rita Felski and Stephen Muecke (eds.), Latour and the Humanities – Johns Hopkins University Press, September 2020 How does the work of influential theorist Bruno Latour offer a fresh angle on the practices and purposes of the humanities? In recent … Continue reading

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Dawn Lyon, Rhythmanalysis: Research Methods – Bloomsbury, December 2020

Dawn Lyon, Rhythmanalysis: Research Methods – Bloomsbury, December 2020 First published as What is Rhythmanalysis?, this title is now available as part of the Bloomsbury Research Methods series. In recent years, there has been growing interest in Henri Lefebvre’s posthumously published … Continue reading

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Azucena G. Blanco, Literature and Politics in the Later Foucault – De Gruyter, November 2020 (currently open access e-book)

Azucena G. Blanco, Literature and Politics in the Later Foucault – De Gruyter, November 2020. This appears to be currently open access as an e-book. This study proposes a revised interpretation of Foucault’s views on literature. It has been argued … Continue reading

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Christopher Harker, Spacing Debt: Obligations, Violence, and Endurance in Ramallah, Palestine – Duke University Press, December 2020

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Christopher Harker, Spacing Debt: Obligations, Violence, and Endurance in Ramallah, Palestine – Duke University Press, December 2020 In Spacing Debt Christopher Harker demonstrates that financial debt is as much a spatial phenomenon as it is…

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Samantha Rose Hill, Hannah Arendt and the politics of truth – Open Democracy; and details of her book on Arendt – Reaktion, May 2021

Samantha Rose Hill, Hannah Arendt and the politics of truth – Open Democracy Her book Hannah Arendt is forthcoming with Reaktion in 2021 Hannah Arendt is one of the most renowned political thinkers of the twentieth century and her work … Continue reading

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Bahriye Kemal, Writing Cyprus: Postcolonial and Partitioned Literatures of Place and Space – Routledge, October 2019

Bahriye Kemal, Writing Cyprus: Postcolonial and Partitioned Literatures of Place and Space – Routledge, October 2019 Bahriye Kemal’s ground-breaking new work serves as the first study of the literatures of Cyprus from a postcolonial and partition perspective. Her book explores … Continue reading

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Daniel Bensaïd, Recorded Fragments: Twelve reflections on the 20th century – Resistance Books, November 2020

Daniel Bensaïd, Recorded Fragments: Twelve reflections on the 20th century – Resistance Books, November 2020 These interviews with Daniel Bensaïd were broadcast in 2008 on the radio station Fréquence Paris Plurielle. Through them, Bensaïd gives his insight into twelve significant events including … Continue reading

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Mark Cousins (1947-2020)

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Ryan Dillon, Mark Morris, Denis Macshane Mark Cousins: Architectural theorist who captivated experts and enthusiasts alike, Independent, 22 October 2020 (photo: Pichan Sujaritsatit) For more than 30 years, Mark Cousins’s Friday evening lectures at the…

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Daniel Bensaïd, The Dispossessed: Karl Marx’s Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor – University of Minnesota Press, March 2021

Daniel Bensaïd, The Dispossessed: Karl Marx’s Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor – University of Minnesota Press, translated by Robert Nichols, March 2021 The politics of dispossession are everywhere. Troubling developments in intellectual property, genomics, and … Continue reading

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Perry Zurn, Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry – University of Minnesota Press, March 2021

Perry Zurn, Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry – University of Minnesota Press, March 2021 Curiosity is political. Who is curious, when, and how reflects the social values and power structures of a given society. In Curiosity and Power, Perry … Continue reading

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