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The Early Foucault Update 31: IMEC, Paris, Uppsala and the impact of the coronavirus

As an earlier post said, I’ve had to cancel two talks – in New York and Bologna – and some archival work because of the current medical situation. There is a bit more on that below, but as much as … Continue reading

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Some Moments from the Foucault Archives – two audio recordings of talks at Warwick and TCS

Earlier this year I gave two talks on my work for The Early Foucault, discussing how I am using archives to trace this story. I recorded both talks, but was not planning on sharing them until I’d given some others … Continue reading

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NYU and Bologna talks cancelled

Unfortunately two forthcoming talks, at New York University on 26 March 2020 and at the University of Bologna on 12 May 2020, have been cancelled. The organisers and I hope they can been rearranged for a later date. I cut my time … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, introduced by Stuart Elden, Verso, February 2020

Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, introduced by Stuart Elden, Verso, February 2020 Now out from Verso – and a reminder that if buying from Verso direct it will come with … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 30: working at the BnF, Collège de France, Archives Nationales, and Sorbonne

In the last update, I mentioned the work I’d been doing in Paris and Tübingen, and said I’d agreed to write a book on Foucault in the 1960s, again for Polity, with the working title of The Archaeology of Foucault … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil, April 2020

Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil, forthcoming April 2020. Nothing on the publisher sites yet, but it is listed in online bookstores. More details when available. This is a substantial text by Foucault which … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 29 – Paris, Tübingen and a book on the 1960s

Since the last update on the writing of this book a couple of months ago, I’ve been continuing work on this manuscript. Some of this was following up on things that I discovered when in Switzerland in November, especially relating to … Continue reading

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Foucault at Warwick – 17 January 2020, 5pm, with Alison Downham Moore, Lisa Downing, Stuart Elden, Daniele Lorenzini and Federico Testa

Foucault at Warwick, 17 January 2020, 5pm, with Alison Downham Moore, Lisa Downing,  Stuart Elden, Daniele Lorenzini and Federico Testa – free and open to all. I’ll be speaking about the archival work I’ve done on the early Foucault.

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My favourite academic books of 2019

At the end of each year I’ve posted a list of academic books I liked (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). The criteria was simply that they were published in that year (or late the previous year), and that I read … Continue reading

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Books received – a pile from the Verso sale

The Verso sale runs until the end of December 2019

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