Category Archives: Michel Foucault

Cancelled – Advances in Political Geography workshop, St John’s College, University of Oxford, 28 May 2020

The Advances in Political Geography workshop, to be held at St John’s College, University of Oxford, on 28 May 2020 has been cancelled. This means that all my forthcoming talks have now been cancelled, though the organisers and I hope … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault Update 31: IMEC, Paris, Uppsala and the impact of the coronavirus

As an earlier post said, I’ve had to cancel two talks – in New York and Bologna – and some archival work because of the current medical situation. There is a bit more on that below, but as much as … Continue reading

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Some Moments from the Foucault Archives – two audio recordings of talks at Warwick and TCS

Earlier this year I gave two talks on my work for The Early Foucault, discussing how I am using archives to trace this story. I recorded both talks, but was not planning on sharing them until I’d given some others … Continue reading

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NYU and Bologna talks cancelled

Unfortunately two forthcoming talks, at New York University on 26 March 2020 and at the University of Bologna on 12 May 2020, have been cancelled. The organisers and I hope they can been rearranged for a later date. I cut my time … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Sabot, Ehlers and Krupar, Hyppolite, Loraux et al, Beaufret, Landscape as Territory

A mixed pile of things, mainly bought second-hand; along with two books I was sent – Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar, Deadly Biocultures: The Ethics of Life-Making, and Landscape as Territory, edited by Clara Olóriz Sanjuán. The last has a transcription of a … Continue reading

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Books bought in Paris – Foucault, Merleau-Ponty, Mbembe, Poitevin, Sabot, Sforzini

I’ve tried to be fairly disciplined, given I’ve got to carry everything home, but a few books old and new that I’ve picked up over the past few weeks.

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Signés Foucault & cie – manifestos and letters signed by Foucault, edited by Philippe Artières, Editions de la Sorbonne, 2020

Signés Foucault & cie, edited by Philippe Artières, Editions de la Sorbonne, 2020 I’d missed news of this until I saw a copy at the BnF bookshop. It’s a little and cheap €5 collection of manifestos and open letters signed … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 30: working at the BnF, Collège de France, Archives Nationales, and Sorbonne

In the last update, I mentioned the work I’d been doing in Paris and Tübingen, and said I’d agreed to write a book on Foucault in the 1960s, again for Polity, with the working title of The Archaeology of Foucault … Continue reading

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Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, Foucault against Neoliberalism? translated by Matthew Maclellan – Rowman June 2020

Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, Foucault against Neoliberalism? translated by Matthew Maclellan – Rowman, June 2020 In the late 1970s, Michel Foucault dedicated a number of controversial lectures on the subject of neoliberalism. Had Foucault been seduced by neoliberalism? Did France’s premier … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil, April 2020

Michel Foucault, Binswanger et l’analyse existentielle, edited by Elisabetta Basso – EHESS/Gallimard/Seuil, forthcoming April 2020. Nothing on the publisher sites yet, but it is listed in online bookstores. More details when available. This is a substantial text by Foucault which … Continue reading

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