Category Archives: Louise Amoore

Books received – Story, TCS, Gombrich and Eribon, Crewe, Derrida, Kantorowicz

 Brett Story, Prison Land: Mapping Carceral Power across Neoliberal America; the new issue of Theory, Culture and Society, ‘Thinking with Algorithms‘, edited by Louise Amoore; Ernst Gombrich and Didier Eribon, A Lifelong Interest; Louise Crewe, Lords of Parliament: Manners, Rituals and Politics; Jacques Derrida, … Continue reading

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Books received – Merleau-Ponty, Lacan, Low, Amoore & Piotukh, de Bodt, TCS

Some recently received books, mainly in recompense for review work, along with Saskia de Bodt’s Children of Holland and the new issue of Theory, Culture and Society on ‘Geosocial Formations and the Anthropocene’.

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Louise Amoore on ‘Cloud geographies: Computing, data, sovereignty’ in Progress in Human Geography

Louise Amoore on ‘Cloud geographies: Computing, data, sovereignty’ in Progress in Human Geography (requires subscription). The architecture of cloud computing is becoming ever more closely intertwined with geopolitics – from the sharing of intelligence data, to border controls, immigration decisions, … Continue reading

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Call For Papers – ‘Thinking with Algorithms’, Durham, 26-27 Feb 2015

Call For Papers for Workshop ‘Thinking with Algorithms: Cognition and Computation in the Work of N. Katherine Hayles’ Gala Theatre, Durham, 26-27 February 2015 Confirmed keynote speakers: Katherine Hayles (Duke University) Donald Mackenzie (Edinburgh University) Luciana Parisi (Goldsmiths, University of … Continue reading

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Authority and Political Technology workshop – keynote audio recordings

Recordings from the recent Authority and Political Technologies workshop are now available at the Warwick website – Christian Borch, Luciana Parisi, Amade M’Charek, Louise Amoore, Costas Douzinas and AbdouMaliq Simone.

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Power in a World of Becoming, Process, Entanglement and Attachment – June 2-3 2014, Warwick

Authority & Political Technologies Network 2014: Power in a World of Becoming, Process, Entanglement & Attachment June 2-3, University of Warwick (Ramphal) ‘In ever era the attempt must be made anew to wrest tradition away from a conformism that is about … Continue reading

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The twenty-five most important academic books to me from 2013

Not ordered, not comprehensive, and I’m sure I’ve forgotten some – and of course there are those I’ve not yet read or am unaware of… These are all academic books published in 2013, not drawn from all the books I … Continue reading

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Books received – Macey, Roberts, Amoore, Barry, Dosse, Tel Quel Reader, TCS, JUCS

Some older books ordered for the Foucault project – the Dosse has some important information on CERFI, there is a Foucault piece in The Tel Quel Reader; Andrew Barry’s Material Politics and Louise Amoore’s The Politics of Possibility sent by … Continue reading

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Louise Amoore, The Politics of Possibility – preview available

You can read the introduction to Louise Amoore’s The Politics of Possibility here. Duke’s own site says the book is in stock, though online book stores don’t seem to have it yet.

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Calculative Devices in a Digital Age – Call for Papers

Department of Geography, Durham University 21-22 November 2013 Keynote speakers (tbc): Prof. Pat O’Malley (Sydney) Prof. Marieke de Goede (Amsterdam) Prof. Rita Raley (UCSB) The Securing against Future Events project is organizing a two day conference on the forms and … Continue reading

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