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Special Issue – Call for papers: Foucault’s Legacy in Contemporary Thinking (2022)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Special Issue – Call for papers: Foucault’s Legacy in Contemporary Thinking Foucault Studies and special issue editors Valentina Antoniol and Stefano Marino invite authors to reflect on Foucault’s legacy forty years after his untimely death in…

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Colloque international. Michel Foucault et les années 1950 Entre philosophie et sciences humaines (2022)

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Colloque international Michel Foucault et les années 1950 Entre philosophie et sciences humaines 8 et 9 décembre 2022 | Université Paris 8 Accès libre dans la limite des places disponibles. Contact : orazio.irrera02@univ-paris8.fr Programme PDF…

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Mary Bosworth and Lucia Zedner (eds.), Privatising Border Control: Law at the Limits of the Sovereign State – Oxford University Press, January 2023

Mary Bosworth and Lucia Zedner, Privatising Border Control: Law at the Limits of the Sovereign State – Oxford University Press, January 2023

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Books received – Lévi-Strauss, Althusser, Leroi-Gourhan, Person, Loyer, Soulier, Derrida

Mainly bought new and second-hand in Paris, but also A. Person, Directorship: Searching for Politics’ Copernican Moment, sent to me anonymously by the author.

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Robyn Bartel & Jennifer Carter (eds.), Handbook on Space, Place and Law – Edward Elgar, 2022

Robyn Bartel & Jennifer Carter (eds.), Handbook on Space, Place and Law – Edward Elgar, 2022 Unlike many of these handbooks, this is available as a paperback and e-book as well as hardback. Some sample material is available here. This … Continue reading

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Stephanie DeGooyer, Before Borders: A Legal and Literary History of Naturalisation – Johns Hopkins University Press, November 2022

Stephanie DeGooyer, Before Borders: A Legal and Literary History of Naturalisation – Johns Hopkins University Press, November 2022 An ambitious revisionist history of naturalization as a creative mechanism for national expansion. Before borders determined who belonged in a country and … Continue reading

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Daniel Bertrand Monk and Michael Sorkin (eds.), Between Catastrophe and Revolution: Essays in Honor of Mike Davis – OR Books, 2021

Daniel Bertrand Monk and Michael Sorkin (eds.), Between Catastrophe and Revolution: Essays in Honor of Mike Davis – OR Books, 2021 It is all worse than we think. It is even worse than Mike Davis, for whom “every day is … Continue reading

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Alexander Vasudevan, The Autonomous City: A History of Urban Squatting – Verso, new edition, January 2023

Alexander Vasudevan, The Autonomous City: A History of Urban Squatting – Verso, new edition, January 2023 The Autonomous City is the first popular history of squatting as practised in Europe and North America. Alex Vasudevan retraces the struggle for housing in Amsterdam, … Continue reading

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Émile Benveniste, Problems in General Linguistics, Expanded Edition – HAU Books, August 2021 [now listed as February 2023]

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Émile Benveniste, Problems in General Linguistics, Expanded Edition – HAU Books, distributed by University of Chicago Press, August 2021 [now listed as February 2023] First published fifty years ago, Émile Benveniste’s two-volume?Problèmes de linguistique générale…

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Daniel Hartley, Marxism Literary Criticism: An Introductory Reading Guide

Daniel Hartley, Marxism Literary Criticism: An Introductory Reading Guide English at historicalmaterialism.org; French at Revue Période Marxist literary criticism investigates literature’s role in the class struggle. The best general introductions in English remain Terry Eagleton’s Marxism and Literary Criticism (Routledge, 2002 [1976]) … Continue reading

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