Category Archives: Neil Brenner

Books received – Neil Brenner, New State Spaces, and books from Duke University Press

A copy of Neil Brenner’s New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question, sent by Neil, and some books from Duke University Press in recompense for review work. They are Stuart Hall, Essential Essays and Cultural Studies 1983; Ann Laura Stoler, Duress, Ernesto Bassi, … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner, New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question – OUP, June 2019

Neil Brenner, New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question – OUP, June 2019 The urban condition is today being radically transformed. Urban restructuring is accelerating, new urban spaces are being consolidated, and new forms of urbanization are crystallizing. … Continue reading

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Design Agency within Earth Systems (Part 3) – Neil Brenner lecture and Stuart Elden commentary

Design Agency within Earth Systems (Part 3) – Neil Brenner lecture and Stuart Elden commentary. A discussion around the relation between the urban and territory.

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Design Agency within Earth Systems – 26 October 2018, Architecture Association, London

Design Agency within Earth Systems – 26 October 2018, Architecture Association, London Further details here. I’ll be in discussion with Neil Brenner and Jose Alfredo Ramirez at the end of the event.

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Design Agency within Earth Systems – Architectural Association, 26 October 2018, Call for Projects

Design Agency within Earth Systems – Architectural Association, London, 26 October 2018 I’ll be involved in this event, in conversation with Neil Brenner and other speakers include Marti French, El Hadi Jazairy and Rania Ghosn. 8,000 meters above sea level … Continue reading

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My favourite academic books of 2017

  I don’t think I read as many new books this year as previous years, and the ‘to read’ piles get ever higher… But these are the academic books published in 2017 which I particularly liked: Update: the lists for … Continue reading

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The Right to the City: A Verso Report – free ebook

The Right to the City: A Verso Report – free ebook Special eBook collection on the most urgent question of our times: who is the city for? In 1968, the French Marxist philosopher Henri Lefebvre wrote “Le Droite a la Ville” … Continue reading

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“I have endeavoured to tidy up Sartre’s haphazard references…”

Jonathan Webber on one of the tasks of a translator or editor: “I have endeavoured to tidy up Sartre’s haphazard references, giving full bibliographical information, but this has not always been possible. I have not added references where Sartre gave … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner, Debating Planetary Urbanization: For an Engaged Pluralism – open access working paper

Neil Brenner, “Debating planetary urbanization: for an engaged pluralism,” Working Paper, Urban Theory Lab, Harvard GSD, Summer 2017. This essay reflects on recent debates around planetary urbanization, many of which have been articulated through strikingly dismissive caricatures of the core … Continue reading

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Books received – Brenner, Foucault, Macauley, Binswanger

Neil Brenner’s Critique of Urbanization, the translation of Foucault’s Mental Illness and Psychology (for the intro by Hubert Dreyfus); David Macauley’s Elemental Philosophy and Ludwig Binswanger’s Ausgewählte Werke. Neil kindly sent me a copy of his book, the Macauley was recompense for review work, and … Continue reading

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