Category Archives: Thinkers

Derek Gregory, ‘War at a Distance: the Modern Battlefield’ (video)

War at a Distance: the Modern Battlefield – Derek Gregory lecture, Radboud University, Nijmegen. In a modern war the battlefield can be anywhere. Drones and aerial bombing mean that there isn’t a clear frontline anymore. Because of this an even … Continue reading

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Russell Brand and David Harvey, ‘Marxism On The Rise – Can It Really Defeat Capitalism?’ Podcast

Also from David Harvey, and if you can cope with Russell Brand… Russell Brand and David Harvey, ‘Marxism On The Rise – Can It Really Defeat Capitalism?‘ Podcast Harvey’s new book is Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason

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David Harvey, ‘Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason’ – video of LSE talk

David Harvey, ‘Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason’ – video of LSE talk, 18 September 2017 Download : Audio, Video Editor’s note: We regret to say that owing to a technical problem the first few minutes of the … Continue reading

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Daniel Defert on the Foucault-Sartre relation – a 1990 letter

This was not a source I knew about before: Daniel Defert, “Lettre à Claude Lanzmann”, Les Temps Modernes, No 531-533, Vol 2, 1990,  pp. 1201-1206. It’s a short piece in a massive 1400 page collection devoted to Sartre, ten years after … Continue reading

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Shakespearean Territories – forthcoming with University of Chicago Press in Fall 2018

I am delighted to announce that my book Shakespearean Territories will be published by University of Chicago Press in Fall 2018. I received final approval yesterday, and the book is now in production. I published The Birth of Territory with the press … Continue reading

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Genealogy and Political Theory, 29 September 2017, Amsterdam

Workshop: Genealogy and Political Theory, 29 September 2017, 10.00 hrs. – 17.00 hrs. Campus Roeterseiland, building J/K, room B22 (Valckenierstraat 65-67, 1018 XE Amsterdam) In recent years, there has been a proliferation of works of and on genealogy by political theorists and historians … Continue reading

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Christopher Watkin, French Philosophy Today now in paperback

Christopher Watkin, French Philosophy Today: New Figures of the Human in Badiou, Meillassoux, Malabou, Serres and Latour is now available in paperback. Contemporary French philosophy is laying fresh claim to the human. Through a series of independent, simultaneous initiatives, arising in … Continue reading

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Clarence Glacken’s ‘Traces on the Rhodian Shore’ at 50: Summaries and reflections

Philip Conway discusses the recent session on Clarence Glacken’s ‘Traces on the Rhodian Shore’ at 50 held at the RGS-IBG conference. He also shares an archive interview between Glacken and Allan Pred.

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Michel Foucault’s acid trip in Death Valley: Interview with Simeon Wade with great archival photos

Boom California has just published an interview with Simeon Wade, conducted by Heather Dundas. If you’ve read the Foucault biographies, you’ll probably know about the acid trip in Death Valley story. James Miller makes a great deal of this, having … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Punitive Society and my two Foucault books reviewed in 3am Magazine by Peter Gratton

Foucault’s The Punitive Society lecture course and my Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power are reviewed in 3am Magazine by Peter Gratton. It’s a long, thoughtful and generous review. As well as saying many insightful things about the books reviewed, … Continue reading

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