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A two-part interview on ‘Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History’ at Journal of the History of Ideas blog

An Interview on Power and Time at Journal of the History of Ideas blog (part I and part II) The edited volume Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History (2020) appeared last year from the University of Chicago … Continue reading

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Zygmunt Bauman, Culture and Art Selected Writings, Volume 1 – Polity, July 2021

Zygmunt Bauman, Culture and Art Selected Writings, Volume 1 – Polity, July 2021, translated by Katarzyna Bartoszyńska The sociological imagination and the artistic imagination have been historically intertwined, at once reciprocal and conflicting, complementary and tensional.  This connection is nowhere more apparent … Continue reading

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Andy Merrifield, Lefebvre and Althusser: reinterpreting Marxist humanism and anti-humanism

Andy Merrifield, Lefebvre and Althusser: reinterpreting Marxist humanism and anti-humanism at Monthly Review online

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Paul Reitter and Chad Wellmon, Permanent Crisis: The Humanities in a Disenchanted Age – University of Chicago Press, August 2021

Paul Reitter and Chad Wellmon, Permanent Crisis: The Humanities in a Disenchanted Age – University of Chicago Press, August 2021 The humanities, considered by many as irrelevant for modern careers and hopelessly devoid of funding, seem to be in a … Continue reading

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Walter Benjamin, Toward the Critique of Violence: A Critical Edition, edited by Peter Fenves and Julia Ng – Stanford University Press, June 2021

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Walter Benjamin, Toward the Critique of Violence: A Critical Edition, edited by Peter Fenves and Julia Ng – Stanford University Press, June 2021 Marking the centenary of Walter Benjamin’s immensely influential essay, “Toward the Critique…

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Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 now published

Stuart Elden, The Early Foucault – Polity, June 2021 The book is now published, in both hardback and paperback, and is in bookstores, though getting copies outside of the UK might still take a while. It’s available as an e-book … Continue reading

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Mark Olsson, Constructing Foucault’s Ethics: A Poststructuralist Moral Theory for the Twenty-First Century – Manchester University Press, June 2021 and A Normative Foucauldian: Selected Papers of Mark Olssen – Brill, July 2021

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Mark Olsson, Constructing Foucault’s Ethics: A Poststructuralist Moral Theory for the Twenty-First Century – Manchester University Press, June 2021 updated 28 May 2021 with new description and table of contents In popularizing the term ‘speaking…

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William Walters, State Secrecy and Security: Refiguring the Covert Imaginary – Routledge, May 2021

William Walters, State Secrecy and Security: Refiguring the Covert Imaginary – Routledge, May 2021 In State Secrecy and Security: Refiguring the Covert Imaginary, William Walters calls for secrecy to be given a more central place in critical security studies and elevated … Continue reading

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What the Foucault? BBC Radio 4 discussion with Shahidha Bari

What the Foucault? BBC Radio 4 discussion with Shahidha Bari Last December Liz Truss made a speech. The Minister for Women and Equalities spoke about her memories of being at school in Leeds. She was taught about sexism and racism, … Continue reading

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Handbook on Space, Place and Law, edited by Robyn Bartel and Jennifer Carter – Edward Elgar, 2021

Handbook on Space, Place and Law, edited by Robyn Bartel and Jennifer Carter – Edward Elgar, 2021 This innovative Handbook provides an expansive interrogation of the spaces and places of law, exploring how we engage relationally in a material world, … Continue reading

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