Category Archives: Antonio Gramsci

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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Décalages Vol 2 No 1 now published – Althusser and Gramsci

Décalages Vol 2 No 1 now published, with a range of multilingual papers on Althusser, especially focusing on his relation to Gramsci, a couple on the Althusser-Derrida relation and including a new translation of a letter from Althusser on Gramsci.

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100 years ago today – Antonio Gramsci, ‘I Hate New Year’s Day’

I shared this a year ago, but since it was 100 years ago today… here is the translation of Antonio Gramsci, ‘I Hate New Year’s Day’, again. This text was first pub­lished in Avanti!, Turin edi­tion, from his col­umn “Sotto la … Continue reading

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Philosophy, Politics, and History in the Thought of Gramsci, 18-19 June 2015. King’s College London

Philosophy, Politics, and History in the Thought of Gramsci, 18-19 June 2015. King’s College London.

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Antonio Gramsci, ‘I Hate New Year’s Day’ – translation online

This text was first pub­lished in Avanti!, Turin edi­tion, from his col­umn “Sotto la Mole,” Jan­u­ary 1, 1916. Translated by Alberto Toscano for Viewpoint.   Every morn­ing, when I wake again under the pall of the sky, I feel that for me … Continue reading

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Benjamin Fraser (ed.), Marxism and Urban Culture

Interesting collection of essays on Marxism and Urban Culture, edited by Benjamin Fraser (author of Henri Lefebvre and the Spanish Urban Experience, and editor of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, with a preface by Andy Merrifield. Thanks to Adam David Morton for the … Continue reading

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Álvaro Sevilla Buitrago – Hegemonía, gubernamentalidad, territorio

If you read Spanish, this looks like a really interesting article linking Foucault, Gramsci and Lefebvre to the study of urban planning – ‘Hegemonía, gubernamentalidad, territorio. Apuntes metodológicos para una historia social de la planificación’ (via Álvaro’s blog – Multipliciudades).

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