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Critique n° 835 : Michel Foucault – including a previously unpublished lecture by Foucault

Critique n° 835 is a theme issue entitled ‘Michel Foucault. Un très beau feu d’artifice‘. Perhaps the key piece of interest is a previously unpublished lecture by Foucault, ‘La littérature et la folie’, edited from the manuscript at the Bibliothèque … Continue reading

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The Revolutionary Imperative: Engaging the Work of Neil Smith

Originally posted on multipliciudades:
Antipode has published a special supplement dedicated to the late Neil Smith, available open access from the journal’s parallel site and also in paperback edition. In line with Smith’s broad interests the materials explore a wide…

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Complicités et ambivalences de la psychiatrie, Münsterlingen et le carnaval des fous de 1954 (2017)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Elisabetta Basso, Complicités et ambivalences de la psychiatrie, Münsterlingen et le carnaval des fous de 1954, Médecine/Sciences (Paris), Volume 33, Number 1, Janvier 2017 DOI: 10.1051/medsci/20173301019 Complicities and ambivalences of psychiatry: Münsterlingen and the 1954…

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Editorial from the relaunched Environment & Planning B: Urban Analytics & City Science

After Environment and Planning C’s relaunch as Politics and Space, now Environment and Planning B has a new subtitle. Read Mike Batty’s editorial on the change here.

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The right to have visiting rights- Seyla Benhabib and her visit to the UK

The right to have visiting rights– The story of Seyla Benhabib and her visit to the UK. There’s a small but telling irony behind an important lecture at Cambridge tomorrow evening (Monday, 13 February) on migrants, refugees, and “the right … Continue reading

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Jo VanEvery – A Scholarly Writing Guide

In the many posts on this site on writing and publishing, I’ve sometimes mentioned the name of Jo VanEvery, whose blog/website is a very valuable resource. She now has a short e-book available, A Scholarly Writing Guide – go here to see … Continue reading

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Adam Kotsko on work, productivity and overwork

Adam Kotsko reflects on work, productivity and overwork in a post entitled ‘Workohol‘ at An und für sich. This resonated with me given the multiple projects I have running in parallel at the moment. Almost all of these are books … Continue reading

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Foucault and Animals (2016)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Foucault and Animals Edited by Matthew Chrulew and Dinesh Joseph Wadiwel, Brill, 2016 Foucault and Animals is the first collection of its kind to explore the relevance of Michel Foucault’s thought for the question of…

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The importance of being REF-able: academic writing under pressure from a culture of counting at the LSE blog

The importance of being REF-able: academic writing under pressure from a culture of counting at the LSE blog. Some interesting discussion, not least because it puts the emphasis on the (perceived) quality of publications, not the absolute quantity.  

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Trump’s new empire: Thoughts on American imperialism in the age of Trump. A sneak peek from Israel/Palestine

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
A guest post by Hagar Kotef and Merav Amir. Hagar Kotef is a Senior Lecturer of Political Theory and Comparative Political Thought at the Department of Politics and International Relations, SOAS, The University of London. She is…

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