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Martin Heidegger, The History of Beyng reviewed at NDPR

Martin Heidegger, The History of Beyng is reviewed at NDPR by Mark Wrathall. Here’s the first paragraph: This volume — a new translation of volume 69 of the Gesamtausgabe or “Complete Edition” of Heidegger’s work — consists of two distinct parts: … Continue reading

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Adam David Morton, For a Political Economy of Space and Place – video and audio

Adam David Morton’s inaugural lecture ‘For a Political Economy of Space and Place’ is available on video and audio. Under capitalism, how does the state organise space in our everyday lives through the streets we walk, the monuments we visit, and the … Continue reading

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Setha Low, Spatializing Culture: The Ethnography of Space and Place – forthcoming from Routledge

Setha Low, Spatializing Culture: The Ethnography of Space and Place – forthcoming from Routledge. This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, … Continue reading

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Graham Harman and Bruno Latour discussions on waste

Graham Harman and Bruno Latour discussions on waste – conducted by Daniel Fetzner in Cairo (Harman) and Daniel Fetzner & Martin Dornberg in Karlsruhe (Latour). The text of the discussions can be downloaded here. Project website and video here.  

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David Harvey lecture series in NYC – Marx and Capital: The Concept, The Book, The History

David Harvey lecture series in New York – Marx and Capital: The Concept, The Book, The History. Free and open to the public.

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An open access virtual issue for the 2016 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture, AbdouMaliq Simone’s “Provisioning the Provisional: Ensemble Work in Yangon”

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The 2016 Antipode RGS-IBG Lecture Provisioning the Provisional: Ensemble Work in Yangon AbdouMaliq Simone Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Göttingen, Germany How do lives reach each other, what do…

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Early Modern Literary Geographies – 14-15 October 2016

Early Modern Literary Geographies, Huntington library, San Marino, CA, 14-15 October 2016 –  details here or download the programme brochure The conference is organised around the themes of Body, House, Neighbourhood, and Region. I’ll be speaking in the last of these … Continue reading

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Books received – Marshall, Shakespeare, O’Lear & Dalby, Mitchell, Harvey

Back from holiday, a mix of recently received books. The Routledge ones are in recompense for review work, as is Shakespeare and Space. The others were picked up second-hand for various projects.

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Repo, Jemima 2016 The Biopolitics of Gender, reviewed by Martina Tazzioli

Originally posted on Society and space:
Jemima Repo, The Biopolitics of Gender, Oxford University Press, Oxford UK, 2016,232 pages, $49.95 hardback, ISBN 9780190256913. A genealogical approach to social science’s objects and categories helps in pushing further and partly displacing the…

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Angharad Closs Stephens – National Atmospheres and the ‘Brexit’ Revolt

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Counting votes following the European Referendum in Ceredigion, Wales, UK. 23/24 June 2016.Photograph by Keith Morris. There is no shortage of opinion pieces claiming to know what the Referendum held on 23 June 2016…

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