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Setha Low and Mark Maguire (eds.), Spaces of Security: Ethnographies of Securityscapes, Surveillance, and Control – NYU Press, 2019

Setha Low and Mark Maguire (eds.), Spaces of Security: Ethnographies of Securityscapes, Surveillance, and Control – NYU Press, 2019 An ethnographic investigation into the dynamics between space and security in countries around the world It is difficult to imagine two … Continue reading

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Conference at Harvard University on Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh (2019)

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Conference at Harvard University on Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh 5 December 2019 In February 2018, the fourth and final volume of Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality project—Confessions of the Flesh—was published for the first…

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Books received – Foucault, Althusser, Dumézil, Kant

Some older books by Althusser, Dumézil, and Kant, and the most recent collection of Foucault’s lectures and writings, Folie, language, littérature, sent by the publisher.

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Georges Perec’s Geographies: Material, Performative and Textual Spaces – UCL Press 2019 (open access e-book)

Georges Perec’s Geographies: Material, Performative and Textual Spaces, edited by Charles Forsdick, Andrew Leak, and Richard Phillips – UCL Press 2019. Available in physical copy and as an open access e-book. Georges Perec, novelist, filmmaker and essayist, was one of … Continue reading

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Foucault franco-allemand : lectures actuelles en dialogue (2019)

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Foucault franco-allemand : lectures actuelles en dialogue Programme,(PDF, 1,09Mo) 14 octobre 2019 11h-19h Journée organisée par le CEVIPOF, l’Ecole docorale de Sciences po et le Centre Michel Foucault. 11h-13h : Panel 1 : Current work…

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David Beer, The Quirks of Digital Culture – Emerald, 2019

David Beer, The Quirks of Digital Culture – Emerald, 2019 The culture we consume is increasingly delivered to us via various digital on-demand platforms. The last decade has seen platforms like Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, Google and the like become … Continue reading

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Antipod: A Radical Geography Podcast and Sound Collective from Antipode

Antipod: A Radical Geography Podcast and Sound Collective from Antipode Many will know (and love) it already, but for those that don’t we’re pleased to share here Antipod: A Radical Geography Podcast and Sound Collective. Launched earlier this year by … Continue reading

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Neglected works in Intellectual History at the Journal of the History of Ideas blog

Neglected works in Intellectual History at the Journal of the History of Ideas blog suggestions from William J. Connell, Joyce Chaplin, Samuel Moyn, and Martin Jay; loads more at their Reading Lists page  

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Laleh Khalili, Sinews of War and Trade Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula – Verso, May 2020

Laleh Khalili, Sinews of War and Trade Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula – Verso, May 2020 On the map of global trade, China is now the factory of the world. A parade of ships full of raw commodities … Continue reading

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The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot, translated by Matthew Sharpe and Federico Testa, Bloomsbury, 2019

The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot, translated by Matthew Sharpe and Federico Testa, Bloomsbury, 2019 This collection of writings from Pierre Hadot (1992-2010) presents, for the first time, previously unreleased and in some cases untranslated materials from one of the … Continue reading

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