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Foucault, the Archive and the Writing of Intellectual History – audio of lecture

At the end of June I gave the plenary lecture to my Warwick department’s annual conference. It was entitled ‘Foucault, the Archive and the Writing of Intellectual History’, and discussed the writing of the two books Foucault’s Last Decade and … Continue reading

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Books received – Rankin, Lisle, Springer, Norris

A second-hand copy of Chris Norris’s Deconstruction: Theory and Practice, Simon Springer’s The Anarchist Roots of Geography, Debbie Lisle’s Holidays in the Danger Zone and William Rankin’s After the Map. The last three were all sent by the publishers.

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Review of Foucault, Language, Madness and Desire in Cultural Geographies

My brief review of Michel Foucault, Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature, translated by Robert Bonnano, is now available in the new issue of Cultural Geographies. The review requires subscription, but a preprint is available here.

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Society and Space Volume 34 Issue 4 now online

Originally posted on Society and space:
The August issue of the 2016 volume of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space is out now. Sophie Cranston’s piece is free to access. All others requires subscription. Articles The Politics of Pleasure: Promenading on…

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Debjani Ganguly, This Thing Called the World: The Contemporary Novel as Global Form

Debjani Ganguly, This Thing Called the World: The Contemporary Novel as Global Form. In This Thing Called the World Debjani Ganguly theorizes the contemporary global novel and the social and historical conditions that shaped it. Ganguly contends that global literature … Continue reading

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Felicity D. Scott, Outlaw Territories:Environments of Insecurity/Architectures of Counterinsurgency

Recently out with MIT Press – Felicity D. Scott, Outlaw Territories:Environments of Insecurity/Architectures of Counterinsurgency. In Outlaw Territories, Felicity Scott traces the relation of architecture and urbanism to human unsettlement and territorial insecurity during the 1960s and 1970s. Investigating a … Continue reading

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Chris Rumford 1958-2016

I was very sorry to hear the news of the death of Chris Rumford, Professor of Politics at Royal Holloway, University of London. I didn’t know Chris well, but I knew his work on borders, Europe, globalisation and cosmopolitanism. He … Continue reading

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Forthcoming publications and some preprints

I’ve updated the list of forthcoming publications and provided links to some preprints. For published work, see separate pages for articles and chapters, (some)books, interviews, and audio and video.  

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Interview with Jean-Luc Nancy: “There Is No West Anymore” in Huffington Post

Interview with Jean-Luc Nancy: “There Is No West Anymore”. Thanks to dmfant for the link.

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‘Critical Histories of the Present’, Spindel conference, University of Memphis, 16-17 September 2016

My next visiting talk – and my first overseas talk in over a year – will be at ‘Critical Histories of the Present‘, the 35th Spindel conference, University of Memphis, 16-17 September 2016. My talk is under the title of ‘Foucault and … Continue reading

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