Category Archives: Travel

A year in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to my ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2016 with a lengthy manuscript on the 1969-75 period of Foucault’s work, partly developed from the large sections cut from the manuscript of Foucault’s Last Decade. The main task accomplished in the first part of this year was … Continue reading

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Two days in Gießen talking about terrain, territory and terror

I’ve just got back from two days at the University of Gießen. I had been invited to give a lecture as part of the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture‘s anniversary series, and spoke on the topic of ‘Terrain: The … Continue reading

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Surviving October

Well, I survived October. It felt like the perfect storm after the calm of a year of research leave. I did what I thought I could to get in the best possible shape for it – a first draft of … Continue reading

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A new term at Warwick – teaching but also some research

On Monday a new term at Warwick began. My teaching is blocked into term 1, and most of it is in the first few weeks, so this is a busy time. I’m also heading to California next week for the … Continue reading

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Autumn and Winter 2016-17 talks – Foucault, Shakespeare and Terrain

My attempt at keeping the diary clear of talks between January and September this year is just about holding. The last seminar I gave was on Foucault and health research and activism in January, and with the exception of three small … Continue reading

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2015 in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2015 with the manuscript of a book under the title Foucault’s Last Decade close, I thought, to completion. But it was far too long. In the end, I cut the first two long chapters out, and submitted a book … Continue reading

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Two US talks in fall 2016 – Spindel conference in Memphis; Early Modern Literary Geographies conference in San Marino

After five talks in November, I will have a nice gap in my schedule of visiting talks. Part of the thinking is that I need some time to write so that I have something new to say… The talks I’ve … Continue reading

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Cycling in Provence, including Mont Ventoux

Two years ago I posted about a cycling holiday in Provence, and I’ve just been back for four days. This time Susan and I went together, and she did a series of long hikes while I did some long rides … Continue reading

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Talks at three workshops – on Foucault and Artemidorus, Earth, and Foucault and Shakespeare – with links to some audio recordings

I attended and spoke at three workshops last week. First, at the Monash University study centre in Prato, Italy, on modern reappropriations of Hellenistic Ethics. I ran a reading seminar on Foucault’s reading of Artemidorus. The other sessions were by … Continue reading

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#AAG2015 in Chicago – a few final thoughts

Very enjoyable conference in Chicago over the last several days. I’ve said a bit about the two sessions I spoke in – on Ebola and terrain – before. It was a good conference, with some excellent papers. A particular highlight was … Continue reading

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