Category Archives: Alberto Toscano

Acid Horizon podcast: ‘Foucault (With Hair)’ – discussion of The Early Foucault

Acid Horizon podcast: ‘Foucault (With Hair)’ – discussion of The Early Foucault On this episode, Adam and Will are joined by Stuart Elden to discuss his latest book, The Early Foucault. We discuss the academic experiences and personal relationships that were … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021

Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 Great to see the Polity page for this book is now up, and to be able to share the cover and description here. It was not until 1961 that Foucault published … Continue reading

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Alberto Toscano, Notes on Late Fascism

Alberto Toscano, Notes on Late Fascism at Historical Materialism, a seminar from February 2017 at Simon Fraser University.

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Agamben, Homo Sacer: A Blog Series at the SUP blog

Giorgio Agamben, Homo Sacer: A Blog Series at the SUP blog. Posts by Adam Kotsko, Kevin Attell, Peter Fenves, David Kishik, Alberto Toscano and Lorenzo Chiesa – an all-male lineup, unfortunately. All nine volumes of the Homo Sacer series, from … Continue reading

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The Arts of Logistics – Queen Mary, London, 3-4 June 2016

The Arts of Logistics, 3 & 4 June 2016 Queen Mary University of London Keynotes: Deborah Cowen & Alberto Toscano “The Arts of Logistics” brings together scholars, activists, and artists from across the humanities and social sciences to interrogate how social … Continue reading

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Alberto Toscano and Jeff Klinke, Cartographies of the Absolute – now out from Zero books

While I’d linked to some preparatory material, I hadn’t realised this was now out. Thanks to Adam David Morton for the link. Alberto Toscano and Jeff Klinke, Cartographies of the Absolute from Zero books. Can capital be seen? Cartographies of the … Continue reading

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Fanatical counter-histories – A conversation with Alberto Toscano and Gisle Selnes

Fanatical counter-histories – A conversation with Alberto Toscano and Gisle Selnes at Eurozine. The philosopher Alberto Toscano visited Bergen on 29 November 2014 to participate in the seminar “Fanaticism, Extremism, Radicalism”, organized by the research group Radical Philosophy and Literature … Continue reading

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Plastic Materialities: Politics, Legality, and Metamorphosis in the Work of Catherine Malabou

Plastic Materialities: Politics, Legality, and Metamorphosis in the Work of Catherine Malabou, edited by Brenna Bhandar and Jonathan Goldberg-Hiller. Catherine Malabou’s concept of plasticity has influenced and inspired scholars from across disciplines. The contributors to Plastic Materialities—whose fields include political philosophy, critical legal studies, social … Continue reading

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Alberto Toscano, The Intolerable-Inquiry: The Documents of the Groupe d’information sur les prisons

This isn’t new, but I’d not seen this 2013 piece before – Alberto Toscano’s review of “The Intolerable-Inquiry: The Documents of the Groupe d’information sur les prisons” in Viewpoint. We are for­tu­nate to now have in a French edi­tion a … Continue reading

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Viewpoint Magazine on The State – includes Toscano, Cowan, Bensaïd and more

Viewpoint Magazine issue 4 is out, including pieces by Alberto Toscano on Lefebvre and logistics, Deborah Cowen, Jodi Dean, Nina Power, San­dro Mez­zadra and Brett Neilson, and Daniel Bensaïd. All available open access.

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