Category Archives: People

Books received – Ginzburg, Kelly, Camelli, Massey, Trubetzkoy, Foucault, Derrida, Brighenti & Kärrholm

Older books by Ginzburg and Trubetzkoy, the new lecture courses from Foucault and Derrida, Mark Kelly, Normal Now: Individualism as Conformity (which I endorsed), Michel Camelli, Canguilhem philosophe, Doreen Massey, Selected Political Writings (sent by Lawrence & Wishart), and Territories, … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, La Question Anthropologique, Cours 1954-55, edited by Ariana Sforzini – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil, June 2022

Michel Foucault, La Question Anthropologique, Cours 1954-55, edited by Ariana Sforzini – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil, June 2022 Qu’est-ce que l’homme ? Michel Foucault, au mitan des années 1950, consacre une partie de son enseignement, dispensé à l’université de Lille et à l’École … Continue reading

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Louis Althusser, Socialisme idéologique et socialisme scientifique et autres textes – edited by G.M. Goshgarian, PUF, August 2022

Louis Althusser, Socialisme idéologique et socialisme scientifique et autres textes – edited by G.M. Goshgarian, PUF, August 2022 En 1966, Louis Althusser a 48 ans. Auréolé de l’énorme succès de Pour Marx et de Lire ” Le Capital “, il se … Continue reading

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Jacques Derrida, Penser, c’est dire non – Seuil, June 2022

Jacques Derrida, Penser, c’est dire non – Seuil, June 2022 Durant l’année scolaire 1960-1961, Jacques Derrida, alors assistant en philosophie générale et logique à La Sorbonne, entreprend une lecture de la phrase d’Alain, « Penser, c’est dire non ». Ce … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Historical Imaginary – Western Sydney University, 14 June 2022, online

Foucault’s Historical Imaginary – Western Sydney University, 14 June 2022, online. Free, but registration required. 6-8pm AEST; 9-11am BST. A discussion of Foucault’s historical method with Alison Downham Moore, Mark G. E. Kelly, and Stuart Elden. Despite the enormous influence … Continue reading

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Judith Butler, What World is this? A Pandemic Psychology – Columbia University Press, November 2022

Judith Butler, What World is this? A Pandemic Psychology – Columbia University Press, November 2022 The pandemic compels us to ask fundamental questions about our place in the world: the many ways humans rely on one another, how we vitally … Continue reading

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Philology and Microhistory: A Conversation with Carlo Ginzburg by Islam Dayeh (open access)

Philology and Microhistory: A Conversation with Carlo Ginzburg by Islam Dayeh  In this Philological Conversation, Carlo Ginzburg reflects on the place of philology in his work and explores the connections between philology, microhistory, and casuistry. We talk about the people who … Continue reading

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Patrick Gamsby, Henri Lefebvre, Boredom, and Everyday Life – Lexington Books, September 2022

Patrick Gamsby, Henri Lefebvre, Boredom, and Everyday Life – Lexington Books, September 2022 Just an expensive hardback listed at the moment, unfortunately. Henri Lefebvre, Boredom, and Everyday Life culls together the scattered fragments of Henri Lefebvre’s (1901–1991) unrealized sociology of boredom. In … Continue reading

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The Frankfurt School and Shakespeare, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 25 June 2022 [now taking place online]

The Frankfurt School and Shakespeare, Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 25 June 2022 Update: due to rail strikes this is now taking place online. Registration free, but required. 09.30: Coffee (Temple Pavilion) 10.00: Chair: Jennifer Rust (Saint Louis University)  Paul Kottman (New School … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, The Archaeology of Foucault – Polity, December 2022, cover and preorder details

The final book in my series of studies of Foucault, The Archaeology of Foucault, is due for publication with Polity in December 2022. On 20 May 1961 Foucault defended his two doctoral theses; on 2 December 1970 he gave his … Continue reading

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