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Seminar: Tool-boxes and rolling marbles: The far-flung applications of Michel Foucault’s work (2016)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Clare O’Farrell, Tool-boxes and rolling marbles: The far-flung applications of Michel Foucault’s work (2016) Date: Tuesday, 30th August 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm Location: A Block, Level 3, Conference Room 330 QUT, Kelvin Grove Campus Brisbane, Queensland, Australia…

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Who Wrote Shakespeare? – Martin Wiggins on collaboration at the BBC website

Who Wrote Shakespeare? – Martin Wiggins at the BBC website. The discussion is not of the para-academic debate about whether William Shakespeare wrote the plays that bear his name, but rather about the collaborative nature of some of them – … Continue reading

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Finishing with Foucault, working on Shakespeare and now a holiday

I’ve now finished work on Foucault: The Birth of Power – the corrections to the proofs have been sent off. In the past several weeks I’ve been working hard on Shakespeare, and have got several chapters into draft state. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Books and journals received – Shaw, Italiano, Hall, Dixon, Braverman

A pile each of books and journals, recently received. The books are mainly the second instalment of ones in recompense for review work, along with Ian Shaw’s Predator Empire, sent by the publisher.

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David Beer, Metric Power

David Beer’s Metric Power is now out. A great shame about Palgrave’s prohibitive price for this – hopefully a paperback will appear at some point, but there is no justification for a £50 e-book. This book examines the powerful and intensifying … Continue reading

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Louise Amoore on ‘Cloud geographies: Computing, data, sovereignty’ in Progress in Human Geography

Louise Amoore on ‘Cloud geographies: Computing, data, sovereignty’ in Progress in Human Geography (requires subscription). The architecture of cloud computing is becoming ever more closely intertwined with geopolitics – from the sharing of intelligence data, to border controls, immigration decisions, … Continue reading

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Interview with Mark Blyth at E-IR

Interesting interview with Mark Blyth at E-IR on international political economy, the uses of theory, ‘Brexit’, austerity and other contemporary politics. The interview ends with a strident answer to the question ‘What is the most important advice you could give … Continue reading

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Brian Jordan Jefferson – Policing, Whiteness, and the Death-Wage

Originally posted on Society and space:
Editors’ note – This is the second commentary in an ongoing series on Black Lives Matter solicited for this site. See also Deborah Cowen and Nemoy Lewis’ Anti-blackness and urban geopolitical economy: Reflections on Ferguson…

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Books received – Extraterritorialities, Dunleavy, review work for Routledge, Shakespeare

I’ve done three manuscript reviews for Routledge this summer, and this is the first instalment of books in recompense. Also in the pile, a copy of Extraterritorialities in Occupied Worlds, in which I have a chapter; an inspection copy of … Continue reading

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In Phenomenological Reviews, a look at an Edited Collection on the Black Notebooks

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
Jeff Malplas and Ingo Farin edited the collection, which contains a cast of many well-known Heidegger specialists. It is, on the whole, more sympathetic to Heidegger (or what is culled down…

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