Category Archives: Antonio Gramsci

My favourite academic books of 2021

At the end of each year I’ve posted a list of academic books I liked (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020). The criteria was simply that they were published in that year (or late the previous year), and that I read and appreciated … Continue reading

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Historical Materialism conference 2021 – videos on sessions on John Bellamy Foster, Gramsci and Althusser

Historical Materialism conference 2021 – videos of sessions on Althusser, Gramsci and John Bellamy Foster’s book. Lots more on the Haymarket channel.

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Books received – Dumézil, Brossat and Lorenzini, Bene and Deleuze, Kristeva, de Libera, Morton, Gramsci

Some recently received books, including the English and Spanish versions of Adam David Morton, Revolution and State in Modern Mexico (sent by Adam), the new collection Foucault et… Les liaisons dangereuses de Michel Foucault, edited by Alain Brossat and Daniele … Continue reading

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Books received – Federici, Kitchin, Morton, Morton & Bieler, Vincent, Caillois, Gamble, Garrett

Some books in recompense for review work for Bristol University Press and one pre-ordered from Polity, the new edition of Silvia Federici’s modern classic, Caliban and the Witch and two books from Adam David Morton, which he kindly sent to … Continue reading

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Antonio Gramsci, Subaltern Social Groups: A Critical Edition of Prison Notebook 25 – Columbia University Press, August 2021

Antonio Gramsci, Subaltern Social Groups: A Critical Edition of Prison Notebook 25 – edited and translated by Joseph A. Buttigieg and Marcus E. Green, Columbia University Press, 2021 Antonio Gramsci is widely celebrated as the most original political thinker in … Continue reading

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Francesca Antonini, Caesarism and Bonapartism in Gramsci: Hegemony and the Crisis of Modernity – Brill, November 2020 (and Revising Gramsci’s Notebooks now in paper)

Francesca Antonini, Caesarism and Bonapartism in Gramsci: Hegemony and the Crisis of Modernity – Brill, November 2020 In Caesarism and Bonapartism in Gramsci, Francesca Antonini offers a fresh insight into Antonio Gramsci’s thought. Building on the achievements of recent Gramscian scholarship, … Continue reading

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Alastair Davidson, Antonio Gramsci: Towards an Intellectual Biography – Haymarket books

Alastair Davidson, Antonio Gramsci: Towards an Intellectual Biography – published in February 2018 by Haymarket books. This engrossing political biography aims to lift Gramsci’s legacy out of the sterile debates that have endured since his death. Few revolutionaries have a … Continue reading

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Interview with Stefan Kipfer – Gramsci as Geographer

Interview with Stefan Kipfer – Gramsci as Geographer in Historical Materialism (open access). Some interesting discussion of his relation to Lefebvre, among other themes. A French version of this interview was originally published at  http://revueperiode.net/gramsci-geographe-entretien-avec-stefan-kipfer/ Your research interests include a recurrent … Continue reading

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Antonio Gramsci, The Prison Notebooks – exhibition in London

Antonio Gramsci, The Prison Notebooks – exhibition in London Exhibition curated by Silvio Pons and Francesco Giasi Italian Cultural Institute 39 Belgrave Square London SW1X 8NX 30 October – 10 November 2017 Monday to Friday 10am – 6pm (closed on … Continue reading

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Adam David Morton, For a Political Economy of Space and Place – video and audio

Adam David Morton’s inaugural lecture ‘For a Political Economy of Space and Place’ is available on video and audio. Under capitalism, how does the state organise space in our everyday lives through the streets we walk, the monuments we visit, and the … Continue reading

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