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Orienting Ourselves in the World: The Particular and the General, University of Manchester, 9 May 2019

Update: 5 April – just been told a few places are available, but be quick. WORKSHOP Orienting Ourselves in the World: The Particular and the General Thursday 9 May 2019, 11am-5:30pm (coffee from 11, programme start at 11:30) The University … Continue reading

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The 2019 Antipode AAG Lecture – Kristin Ross on “The Seventh Wonder of the Zad”

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
Please join us for the 2019 Antipode American Association of Geographers Lecture on Thursday 4th April between 5:00pm and 6:40pm in the Blue Room, Lobby Level, Omni Shoreham Hotel (2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC…

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Sara Fregonese, War and the City: Urban Geopolitics in Lebanon – IB Tauris, September 2019

Sara Fregonese, War and the City: Urban Geopolitics in Lebanon, IB Tauris, September 2019, afterword by Klaus Dodds

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Keith Jacobs, Neoliberal Housing Policy: An International Perspective – Routledge, May 2019

Keith Jacobs, Neoliberal Housing Policy: An International Perspective – Routledge, May 2019 Neoliberal Housing Policy considers some of the most significant housing issues facing the West today, including the increasing commodification of housing; the political economy surrounding homeownership; the role … Continue reading

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Walter Benjamin and Shakespeare symposium, Saturday April 6, 2019, Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton

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 the world’ would meet to reflect on … Continue reading

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Andrew W. Neil, Security as Politics: Beyond the State of Exception – Edinburgh University Press, 2019

Andrew W. Neil, Security as Politics: Beyond the State of Exception – Edinburgh University Press, 2019 Uses the perspective of parliamentarians to reassess the relationship between security and politics Andrew W. Neal argues that while ‘security’ was once an anti-political … Continue reading

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Rosi Braidotti, Posthuman Knowledge – Polity, June 2019

Rosi Braidotti, Posthuman Knowledge – Polity, June 2019 The question of what defines the human, and of what is human about the humanities, have been shaken up by the radical critiques of humanism and the displacement of anthropomorphism that have … Continue reading

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Books received – Heidegger, Jazeel and Legg, Duarte, Delay, Lentz, Baganato, Ferrari and Pasqual

The latest volume of the Heidegger Gesamtausgabe, Vier Hefte I und II, Tariq Jazeel and Stephen Legg (eds.), Subaltern Geographies, Fábio Duarte, Space, Place and Territory, Steven Delay, Phenomenology in France, Christian C. Lentz, Contested Territory: Ðien Biên Phu and the Making of Northwest … Continue reading

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David Farrell Krell, The Cudgel and the Caress: Reflections on Cruelty and Tenderness – SUNY Press, March 2019

David Farrell Krell, The Cudgel and the Caress: Reflections on Cruelty and Tenderness – SUNY Press, 2019 I shared news of Krell’s recent The Sea: A Philosophical Encounter a couple of days ago. Thanks to Ron Sexton for commenting that he … Continue reading

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Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, May 2019

Jenny Edkins, Change and the Politics of Certainty – Manchester University Press, 2019 Renowned politics scholar Jenny Edkins explores the imperative for change in a world filled with inequality, violence, persecution, and injustice–and the difficulties of bringing it about. How … Continue reading

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