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Future work and summer plans – Shakespeare, Canguilhem, Lefebvre and back to Foucault

Although the Shakespeare Territories book is coming out in a few months, I’ve been back working on Shakespeare. Initially this was for a summary article of the book’s argument for a short article for Territory, Politics, Governance, which should be … Continue reading

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Books received – Logistical Worlds, Bachelard, Serres, Cremonesi et al, de Beistegui, Strang et al

Logistical Worlds (sent by the publisher), Gaston Bachelard, The Dialectic of Duration, Michel Serres, The Birth of Physics, Laura Cremonesi et al eds, Foucault and the Making of Subjects (all recompense for review work), Miguel de Beistegui, The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the … Continue reading

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Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Foucault – Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 23 June 2018

A reminder of the Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Foucault – to be held at Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, on Saturday 23 June 2018. Full details here and programme here. Booking is essential (£20 registration fee). David Garrick built his Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Foucault, Les aveux de la chair reviewed in Spanish (plus links to other news/reviews)

Foucault, Les aveux de la chair is reviewed in Spanish by Agustín Colombo (open access) A roundup of news stories and other pieces – mostly in French and some in English is here. My review essay is on the Theory, Culture and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies on ‘Law, Governance and Development: Critical and Heterodox Approaches’

Call for Papers – Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies on ‘Law, Governance and Development: Critical and Heterodox Approaches’, co-edited by Mark Toufayan and Siobhán Airey. The myriad legal and policy instruments in the governance of development have shifted … Continue reading

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Pod Save Austria – English version of talk and discussion on ‘Terror and the State of Territory’

I shared the German version of this last week, but the English version is now available online. Pod Save Austria – ‘Terror and the State of Territory’ It begins with a 15 minute talk by me, and then a discussion … Continue reading

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The Socialist State: Philosophical Foundations

Originally posted on STALIN'S MOUSTACHE:
This book outline deals with the socialist state, examining an alternative path through the Marxist tradition in order to understand the realities of the socialist state, with a focus on China. These realities include…

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Kleinberg, Scott, Wilder, ‘Theses on Theory and History’

Ethan Kleinberg, Joan Wallach Scott, Gary Wilder, ‘Theses on Theory and History‘ Available online or to download as booklet

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Sam Halvorsen, Decolonising Territory at the Progress in Political Economy blog

Sam Halvorsen, ‘Decolonising Territory‘ at the Progress in Political Economy blog In a recent paper I argue that Anglophone research on territory, particularly in human geography, has been too constrained to ideas and practices based on the experiences of the modern, Eurocentric … Continue reading

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Philosophy As Interdisciplinary Intensity – An Interview With Giorgio Agamben (2017

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Philosophy As Interdisciplinary Intensity – An Interview With Giorgio Agamben (Antonio Gnolio/Ido Govrin) – RELIGIOUS THEORY Feb 5 2017 The following is an interview with the famed Continental philosopher Giorgio Agamben conducted by journalist Antonio Gnolio. Originally…

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