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Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, Verso, February 2020

Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche Or the Realm of Shadows – translated by David Fernbach, Verso, February 2020 I’ve mentioned this before, but it’s now up on the Verso site and online bookstores. I wrote an Introduction to this. A … Continue reading

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Franck Billé, Voluminous States: Sovereignty, Materiality, and the Territorial Imagination – Duke UP, August 2020

Franck Billé, Voluminous States: Sovereignty, Materiality, and the Territorial Imagination – Duke UP, August 2020 From the Arctic to the South China Sea, states are vying to secure sovereign rights over vast maritime stretches, undersea continental plates, shifting ice flows, … Continue reading

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Simon Ferdinand, Mapping Beyond Measure: Art, Cartography, and the Space of Global Modernity – University of Nebraska Press, 2019

Simon Ferdinand, Mapping Beyond Measure: Art, Cartography, and the Space of Global Modernity – University of Nebraska Press, 2019 Over the last century a growing number of visual artists have been captivated by the entwinements of beauty and power, truth … Continue reading

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Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson (eds.),Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea – Duke University Press, 2019

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Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson (eds.), Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea – Duke University Press, 2019 The ocean and its inhabitants sketch and stretch our understandings of law in unexpected…

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The Early Foucault Update 28 – second half of the manuscript, Swiss archives and asylums

Term 1 is when I do most of my teaching, but I’ve been doing a little bit of work on my The Early Foucault manuscript most days. I’ve mainly been reworking the organisation of the second half of the text. Chapter 6 … Continue reading

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Books received – Sartre, Mbembe, Guedez, Lefebvre, Gil, Eiland and Jennings

Sartre’s Search for a Method and two books by Achille Mbembe for teaching; Annie Guédez’s early study of Foucault, which relates him to psychology; the new edition of Lefebvre’s Rhythmanlaysis; and two biographies – Marie Gil on Roland Barthes and Howard Eiland … Continue reading

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Christiansen and Gebauer (eds.), Rhythms Now: Henri Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis Revisited – Aaborg University Press, 2019 (open access)

Steen Ledet Christiansen and Mirjam Gebauer (eds.), Henri Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis Revisited – Aaborg University Press, 2019 (open access) Rhythms abound today, in a time where all manner of rhythms intersect and amplify each other. Rhythmanalysis enables us to discuss lived … Continue reading

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Clara Oloriz, Landscape as Territory – Book Launch, 20 November 2019, Architectural Association bookshop, London

Clara Oloriz, Landscape as Territory – Book Launch 6.30pm, 20 November 2019, Architectural Association bookshop, London The Landscape as Territory Book was awarded an AA fellowship and a Graham Foundation Grant for its edition, writing & publication. Published by Actar. … Continue reading

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Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson (eds.),Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea – Duke University Press, 2019

Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson (eds.), Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea – Duke University Press, 2019 The ocean and its inhabitants sketch and stretch our understandings of law in unexpected ways. Inspired by the blue … Continue reading

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Mark Usher, ‘Territory Incognita’, Progress in Human Geography

Mark Usher, ‘Territory Incognita’, Progress in Human Geography, https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132519879492 (requires subscription) Tracing the lineage of territorial theorization, from legal container through dialectical, strategic and rhizomatic interpretations, this paper contends that more-than-human aspects of territory have been routinely circumvented by scholars seeking … Continue reading

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