Category Archives: Jenny Edkins

Books received – Lacan, Edkins, Koopman, Farred, Knowles

  Jacques Lacan, L’éthique de la psychanalyse (newly in the Points series); Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty; Colin Koopman, How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person; Grant Farred, Entre Nous: Between the World Cup and Me and Adam Knowles, Heidegger’s Fascist Affinities: … Continue reading

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Orienting Ourselves in the World: The Particular and the General, University of Manchester, 9 May 2019

Update: 5 April – just been told a few places are available, but be quick. WORKSHOP Orienting Ourselves in the World: The Particular and the General Thursday 9 May 2019, 11am-5:30pm (coffee from 11, programme start at 11:30) The University … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, May 2019

Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, 2019 Renowned politics scholar Jenny Edkins explores the imperative for change in a world filled with inequality, violence, persecution, and injustice–and the difficulties of bringing it about. How … Continue reading

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Books received – Sartre, Althusser, Macey, Derrida, Edkins and Zehfuss

Three books for the Foucault work; the new edition of David Macey’s The Lives of Michel Foucault, with an afterword by me, and the third edition of Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss, Global Politics. The last has a chapter from me … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss (eds), Global Politics, third edition – Routledge, January 2019

Jenny Edkins and Maja Zehfuss (eds), Global Politics, third edition – Routledge, January 2019 The third edition of Global Politics: A New Introduction continues to provide a completely original way of teaching and learning about world politics. The book engages … Continue reading

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Judith Butler – Borders and the Politics of Mourning video (keynote and discussion)

Judith Butler – Borders and the Politics of Mourning Panel discussion with Maurizio Albahari, Alexandra Délano, Jenny Edkins, Burkhard Liebsch, and Benjamin Nienass, followed by comments from Banu Bargu and Anne McNevin.

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Academic Books of 2015 – my top twenty

The vast majority of academic reading in 2015 was related to Foucault, with a lot of Shakespeare work along the way. Many of these were published some time ago. These were the twenty books published in 2015 I read and most … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault, Toscano and Kinkle, Edkins, Keighren, Withers and Bell

Travels into Print: Exploration, Writing and Publishing with John Murray, 1773-1859, sent by the publisher; Jenny Edkins, Face Politics, which I endorsed; Toscano and Kinkle’s Cartographies of the Absolute; the first and second editions of Foucault’s Naissance de la clinique (1963 and … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Face Politics – coming in April

Jenny Edkins, Face Politics is forthcoming in April. I was one of the readers and provided an endorsement. The face is central to contemporary politics. In Deleuze and Guattari’s work on faciality we find an assertion that the face is … Continue reading

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The most important academic books to me from 2014

A non-systematic, alphabetically ordered list of the academic books published this year I read and most liked – the photo is of some that were to hand. Louis Althusser, On the Reproduction of Capitalism (Verso) Ben Anderson, Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions (Ashgate) Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: … Continue reading

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