Category Archives: Achille Mbembe

University Of London Institute In Paris videos – Étienne Balibar, Deborah Cowen, Achille Mbembe

University Of London Institute In Paris videos – Étienne Balibar, Deborah Cowen, Achille Mbembe

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Books received – Martin, Balibar, Althusser, Lacan, Foucault, Mbembe, Benveniste

Some books in recompense for review for Polity, along with Achille Mbembe, Out of the Dark Night from Columbia University Press, Jacques Martin’s L’individu chez Hegel, edited by Jean-Baptiste Vuillerod, the translation of Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh and an … Continue reading

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Achille Mbembe interviewed at Chilperic

Achille Mbembe interviewed at Chilperic. Talks about his work, but also the process of writing. Where does your writing start?  Most of the time in my head. Sometimes from what I see, what I hear, what I read. It can … Continue reading

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Penser/Panser avec Bernard Stiegler – tribute organised by Peter Szendy and Emily Apter

Penser/Panser avec Bernard Stiegler – tribute organised by Peter Szendy and Emily Apter – with Achille Mbembe, Shaj Mohan, Michel Deguy, Divya Dwivedi, Martin Crowley, Katie Chenoweth, Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz, Alexander Galloway, Claire Colebrook, Jean-Luc Nancy. Thanks to dmf for the … Continue reading

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Joseph Confavreux interviews Achille Mbembe about Brutalisme at New Frame

Joseph Confavreux interview with Achille Mbembe about Brutalisme at New Frame  

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Bernard Stiegler (1952-2020)

Sorry to hear the news of the death of Bernard Stiegler. There is a brief note in Libération. I only met him once, at the Association for Philosophy and Literature/Theory, Culture & Society conference in Klagenfurt, Austria last year. His … Continue reading

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Judith Butler: on COVID-19, the politics of non-violence, necropolitics, and social inequality – and in conversation with Amia Srinivasan

Judith Butler: on COVID-19, the politics of non-violence, necropolitics, and social inequality – and in conversation with Amia Srinivasan (via Verso blog) In this event (hosted by the Whitechapel Gallery and British Library, on the occasion of Verso’s 50th anniversary), … Continue reading

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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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