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In Memory of Couze Venn

I was very sorry to hear the news of the death of Couze Venn, earlier this week. Couze was a Professor at Goldsmiths University, and managing editor of Theory, Culture & Society. I first met Couze at a Foucault conference at … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory coda translated in Iran’s Shargh Daily

The coda from my 2013 book The Birth of Territory (‘Territory as a Political Technology’) is translated in today’s issue of Iran’s Shargh Daily newspaper (the pdf is here). This translation is made by Sahand Sattari, who has also translated some … Continue reading

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Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium, April 6, 2019

Originally posted on Kingston Shakespeare Seminar:
Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium Saturday April 6, 2019 Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton David Garrick built his Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames at Hampton in 1755 as a place where ‘the thinkers of…

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Shakespeare in Philosophy symposia at the Temple 2019

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After last’s summer’s series of days on French theorists, we turn this year to twentieth-century political theology, and to three thinkers whose work has powerfully shaped recent interpretations of Shakespearean theatre. This is our programme:…

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CFP: Baudelaire and Philosophy, 5-6 June 2019, Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, University of London and the Institut Français

Baudelaire and Philosophy: A Conference sponsored by the British Society of Aesthetics 5-6 June 2019, Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths, University of London and the Institut Français CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline for submissions: 21 March 2019 INVITED SPEAKERS … Continue reading

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Books received – Wade, Towarnicki, Althusser, Foucault

Simeon Wade’s memoir, Foucault in California, Frédéric de Towarnicki, À la rencontre de Heidegger, Louis Althusser, Journal de captivité: Stalag XA 1940-1945, and one of the several issues of Magazine littéraire on Foucault. Wade’s memoir is the infamous Death Valley acid trip, and … Continue reading

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Atsuko Watanabe, Japanese Geopolitics and the Western Imagination – Palgrave 2019

Atsuko Watanabe, Japanese Geopolitics and the Western Imagination – Palgrave 2019 This book is the first attempt to comprehensively introduce Japanese geopolitics. Europe’s role in disseminating knowledge globally to shape the world according to its standards is an unchallenged premise … Continue reading

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An excellent review of “k-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher” 

Originally posted on PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR:
by Roger Luckhurst in the LARB. ?

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Antipode at 50 – free download of book of ‘Keywords in Radical Geography’

The journal Antipode is 50. The editors have put together an e-book of ‘Keywords in Radical Geography‘, free to download.

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After Capital by Couze Venn – book discussion, Goldsmiths, 25 March 2019, 6pm – CANCELLED

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
After Capital by Couze Venn – book discussion, Goldsmiths, 25 March 2019, 6pm Update 12 March 2019: I’ve just been told the event has been cancelled due to ill-health. Panel discussion on this ground-break new…

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