Category Archives: Achille Mbembe

Achille Mbembe, Out of the Dark Night: Essays on Decolonization – Columbia UP, August 2020

Good to see that an English translation of Achille Mbembe, Sortir de la grande nuit is forthcoming in August 2020 from Columbia University Press – Out of the Dark Night: Essays on Decolonization   Achille Mbembe is one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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Books bought in Paris – Foucault, Merleau-Ponty, Mbembe, Poitevin, Sabot, Sforzini

I’ve tried to be fairly disciplined, given I’ve got to carry everything home, but a few books old and new that I’ve picked up over the past few weeks.

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Achille Mbembe, Brutalisme, Éditions de la Découverte, February 2020

Achille Mbembe, Brutalisme, Éditions de la Découverte, February 2020 Just out, the new book from Achille Mbembe. Toutes les sphères de l’existence sont désormais pénétrées par le capital, et la mise en ordre des sociétés humaines s’effectue dorénavant selon une … Continue reading

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Books received – Kuhn, Bradley, Mbembe, Fisher and Gotman (eds.), Derrida, Delay and Verdeaux

The books by Kuhn and Delay and Verdeaux are for the work on the early Foucault; Arthur Bradley, Unbearable Life: A Genealogy of Political Erasure was sent by the publishers; and the Derrida and Mbembe books are newly out. Mbembe’s Necropolitics contains … Continue reading

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Books received – Sartre, Mbembe, Guedez, Lefebvre, Gil, Eiland and Jennings

Sartre’s Search for a Method and two books by Achille Mbembe for teaching; Annie Guédez’s early study of Foucault, which relates him to psychology; the new edition of Lefebvre’s Rhythmanlaysis; and two biographies – Marie Gil on Roland Barthes and Howard Eiland … Continue reading

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Videos of Plenaries from Truth, Fiction, Illusion: Worlds & Experience’ Conference 2019 – Malpas, Elden, Margaroni, Mbembe, Stiegler

Full playlist here – plenaries by Jeff Malpas, Stuart Elden, Maria Margaroni, Bernard Stiegler, Achille Mbembe and discussion between Mbembe and Stiegler.

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Achille Mbembe, Necropolitics – Duke University Press, October 2019

Achille Mbembe, Necropolitics – Duke University Press, October 2019 In Necropolitics Achille Mbembe, a leader in the new wave of francophone critical theory, theorizes the genealogy of the contemporary world, a world plagued by ever-increasing inequality, militarization, enmity, and terror … Continue reading

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Achille Mbembe, The Idea of a Borderless World

Achille Mbembe, The Idea of a Borderless World As the 21st century unfolds, a global renewed desire from both citizens and their respective states for a tighter control of mobility is evident. Wherever we look, the drive is towards enclosure, … Continue reading

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