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A few thoughts on ‘Foucault at the Movies’ – Columbia University Press 2018

When Foucault va au cinéma came out in 2011, I immediately got hold of a copy. It was a collection of excerpts from Foucault’s interviews about and discussions of films, prefaced by two new introductory essays by Patrice Maniglier and Dork … Continue reading

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François Dosse, La saga des intellectuels français I and II – Gallimard, 2018

  François Dosse, La saga des intellectuels français, I: À l’épreuve de l’histoire (1944-1968) and La saga des intellectuels français, II: L’avenir en miettes (1968-1989) – Gallimard, 2018 Nul n’était aussi bien armé que François Dosse pour relever le défi … Continue reading

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Call for Papers / Conference Announcement – ICE LAW Final Conference (April 2019)

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The ICE LAW Project investigates the potential for a legal framework that acknowledges the complex geophysical environment in the world’s frozen regions and explores the impact that an ice-sensitive legal system would have on topics…

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The Alphonso Lingis Reader, edited by Tom Sparrow – U Minnesota Press, 2018

The Alphonso Lingis Reader, edited by Tom Sparrow – U Minnesota Press, 2018 (via Object-Orientated Philosophy) Alphonso Lingis is arguably the most intriguing American philosopher of the past fifty years—a scholar of transience, someone who has visited and revisited more … Continue reading

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Ann Laura Stoler, Duress: Imperial Durabilities in our Times reviewed at LSE Review of Books

Ann Laura Stoler, Duress: Imperial Durabilities in our Times (Duke UP, 2016) reviewed at LSE Review of Books How do colonial histories remain active forces shaping the conditions and most urgent issues of the present? In Duress: Imperial Durabilities in our Times, Ann … Continue reading

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Tom Harper, Atlas: A World of Maps from the British Library – October 2018

Tom Harper, Atlas: A World of Maps from the British Library – October 2018 (via the Maps and Views Blog) From the publication in 1595 of the first ‘atlas’ by Flemish cartographer Gerhard Mercator, the term has become a universally … Continue reading

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Adrian J. Ivakhiv, Shadowing the Anthropocene: Eco-Realism for Turbulent Times – Punctum Books, 2018

Adrian J. Ivakhiv, Shadowing the Anthropocene: Eco-Realism for Turbulent Times – Punctum Books, 2018 available in paperback or pdf download (minimum price $5; free after six months) Update: reader’s guide A spectre is haunting humanity: the spectre of a reality … Continue reading

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Antoine Bousquet, The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone – U Minnesota Press, October 2018

Antoine Bousquet, The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone – University of Minnesota Press, October 2018 (and website here) How perceptual technologies have shaped the history of war from the Renaissance to the present Antoine … Continue reading

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Andy Merrifield, Endgame Marxism (and Urbanism)

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“I love the old questions. [With fervour] Ah the old questions, the old answers, there’s nothing like them!” —Hamm in Samuel Beckett, Endgame One of the inspiring things about the Marxist tradition at the bicentenary…

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Intervention – “Christine Blasey Ford and Geographies of Aggression and Repair”

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
Natalie Oswin Department of Geography, McGill University natalie.oswin@mcgill.ca Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, DC on Thursday 27 September 2018. Commentaries on this event are already so numerous they…

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