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Catastrophe: Critical Legal Conference 2017 Call for Streams

Catastrophe: Critical Legal Conference 2017 Call for Streams – info at Critical Legal Thinking The Warwick Law School and Social Theory Centre invite you to the 2017 Critical Legal Conference at the University of Warwick on the 1st-3rd of September. Please … Continue reading

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“Remember a condition of academic writing is that we expose ourselves to critique” – 15 steps to revising journal articles

“Remember a condition of academic writing is that we expose ourselves to critique” – 15 steps to revising journal articles – useful advice from the LSE blog. (There is a page on this site which collects my own previous posts … Continue reading

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Foucault and the Modern International – new collection (and my essay preprint)

Foucault and the Modern International: Silences and Legacies for the Study of World Politics is a new collection with Palgrave, edited by Philippe Bonditti with Didier Bigo and Frédéric Gros. This book addresses the possibilities of analyzing the modern international through the thought of Michel Foucault. … Continue reading

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Michel Foucault, Dire vrai sur soi-même – 1982 Toronto lectures forthcoming 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 … Continue reading

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Good to Know You! Tribute to John Berger

Originally posted on andy merrifield:
A tribute to John Berger, who passed away aged 90 on 2 January 2017. Posted originally on Verso Books blog, 3 January 2017. John died yesterday. I’ll remember his voice, his laugh, his charm and…

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Encounters in Law and Philosophy – call for book proposals

Encounters in Law and Philosophy – call for book proposals Series Editors: Thanos Zartaloudis, University of Kent Anton Schütz, Birkbeck, University of London General Advisor: Giorgio Agamben This series simultaneously investigates the laws of philosophy and the philosophies of law: their formations, … Continue reading

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Nicolas Drolc’s new film on Serge Livrozet (trailer)

I’ve mentioned Nicolas Drolc’s film Sur les toits before. It’s a documentary on the prison revolts in the early 1970s France, with some references to the Prisons Information Group Foucault co-founded. There is an open access symposium on the film, following … Continue reading

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Dominique Janicaud, Heidegger in France reviewed by Dennis Schmidt

Dominique Janicaud, Heidegger in France is reviewed by Dennis Schmidt at NDPR. Dominique Janicaud claimed that every French intellectual movement—from existentialism to psychoanalysis—was influenced by Martin Heidegger. This translation of Janicaud’s landmark work, Heidegger en France, details Heidegger’s reception in philosophy … Continue reading

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Mark Fisher (1968-2017)

I’m sorry to hear of the death of Mark Fisher, author of Capitalist Realism and publisher, also a blogger at K-punk. I never met him, but knew and appreciated his work. He also wrote powerfully about mental health, and his own … Continue reading

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Foucault: The Birth of Power (2017)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Stuart Elden, Foucault: The Birth of Power, Polity, 2017 Michel Foucault’s The Archaeology of Knowledge was published in March 1969; Discipline and Punish in February 1975. Although only six years apart, the difference in tone…

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