Category Archives: Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault, Dire vrai sur soi-même – 1982 Toronto lectures out from Vrin

Michel Foucault, Dire vrai sur soi-même: Conférences prononcées à l’Université Victoria de Toronto is forthcoming from Vrin in February 2017. This is a volume in a series which has, until this point, largely comprised updated and critical editions of texts previously available in English or French, like the 1980 Berkeley/Dartmouth lectures or the 1983 parrēsia lectures from […]

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The End of Term 2

The Maynooth and Dublin events were the last of a sequence of talks. Over this term I also gave talks in London (SOAS, IHR, British Library), Durham, Oslo, and Kingston. Often invitations grew after acceptance – come to give a seminar, but also … Continue reading

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Back from Maynooth and Dublin – terrain and Foucault

I had two very enjoyable days in Ireland last week. First, to give a talk entitled “Terrain: The Materiality of Territory” to the Department of Geography seminar, at the National University Ireland, Maynooth. I also met with students over lunch to … Continue reading

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Off to Maynooth and Dublin – talks on Terrain, publishing and Foucault

It’s a little difficult to treat today as just another day, after the events in London yesterday, but I’m just about to head to Ireland for a couple of events. This evening at 4pm I’ll be giving a talk entitled “Terrain: … Continue reading

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Marcelo Hoffman, In the Shadow of Dictatorship: Foucault in Brazil

Marcelo Hoffman, In the Shadow of Dictatorship: Foucault in Brazil at the Theory, Culture & Society website. Review of Heliana de Barros Conde Rodrigues, Ensaios sobre Michel Foucault no Brasil: Presença, efeitos, ressonâncias  (Lamparina 2016), 176 pages Michel Foucault visited … Continue reading

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Foucault in Ireland, March 24th, Dublin

Friday March 24th, ‘Foucault in Ireland‘ conference at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. This one-day symposium reviews the engagement of Irish Studies with the work of Michel Foucault. It begins with a roundtable on the recent work of Stuart … Continue reading

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Colin Koopman, Why Foucault’s work on power is more important than ever – Aeon Essays

Colin Koopman, ‘Why Foucault’s work on power is more important than ever‘ – Aeon Essays

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Foucault: The Birth of Power now available worldwide

Foucault: The Birth of Power is now available worldwide. The book is published by Polity, and the design fits with Foucault’s Last Decade which came out in 2016. There is a lot about Foucault’s political activism in this second book, … Continue reading

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La Revue Recherches – all but one now available online (at a price)

I’ve mentioned the Recherches review more than a few times, because it was set up by Félix Guattari, and Foucault was involved in some discussions published in the journal. These conversations led to some collaborative work (a full bibliography here), some … Continue reading

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Interview with Philippe Bonditti on Foucault and the Modern International

Interview with Philippe Bonditti, one of the co-editors of the new book Foucault and the Modern International. Silences and Legacies for the Study of World Politics published in the CERI Sciences Po Series on International Relations and Political Economy, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017. … Continue reading

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