Category Archives: Jonathan Simon

Books received – Spitzer, Foucault, RIPE, TCS, Binswanger

Foucault translated an essay in this Spitzer collection (see my query over dating here); the first edition of Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l’âge classique; Binswanger’s analysis of Suzanne Urban; and the new issues of RIPE and TCS. … Continue reading

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Danger, Crime and Rights: A 1983 Conversation between Michel Foucault and Jonathan Simon (open access)

Although it was available online earlier this year, “Danger, Crime and Rights: A Conversation between Michel Foucault and Jonathan Simon” is formally published in Theory, Culture & Society , Vol 34 No 1, pp. 3-27. It is currently available open … Continue reading

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Danger, Crime and Rights: A 1983 Conversation between Michel Foucault and Jonathan Simon – published in Theory, Culture & Society

“Danger, Crime and Rights: A Conversation between Michel Foucault and Jonathan Simon” has just been published by Theory, Culture and Society (Online First). The discussion from 1983 was previously only available as a recording in the Bancroft library at UC Berkeley. Katie Dingley … Continue reading

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A previously unpublished 1983 conversation between Michel Foucault and Jonathan Simon – forthcoming in Theory, Culture and Society

“Danger, Crime and Rights: A 1983 conversation between Michel Foucault and Jonathan Simon” is forthcoming in Theory, Culture and Society. I found a recording of the discussion in the Berkeley archive, and since I knew Jonathan, got in touch. We had a conversation … Continue reading

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Foucault’s 1983 seminar at Berkeley – tracing the people in the ‘cowboy hat’ photograph

In Didier Eribon’s biography of Foucault, there is a picture of Foucault in a cowboy hat, together with Paul Rabinow and some students at Berkeley. The hat was a gift from the students. This group met in parallel with the … Continue reading

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Day three in the Foucault archive at UC Berkeley

A final day in the Bancroft library at UC Berkeley (see my notes on day one and day two). Today I listened to some recordings they had of lectures in São Paulo. The library catalogue provides no information at all, and Beaulieu’s list just … Continue reading

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