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Henri Lefebvre: The Death-Dealing Character Of Capital

“Capital has something more than maliciousness, malignance, and malevolence about it. The wills, the wishes of the property owners are not there for nothing: they execute. 129 more words

Pragmatism not idealism

keeping in contact with old friends

It was twenty years ago today, went one of the contenders for greatest album ever. It was twenty years ago today since I and my friend Nathan made the eager after-school trip to MVC in the Brooks Centre in Winchester to buy Radiohead’s brand new album,  1,198 more words


On the opening of classes, Brigada Eskwela and the Marxist vision of abolishing the state

Zygmunt Bauman’s conclusion in “Zizek and Morin on monotheism” (from “On Education”) smacks of an intelligently ironic distance which I feel we must adopt more as we find rooms for critique in a neoliberal system touted to be encompassing. 700 more words


The Early Foucault update 5: Canguilhem, Merleau-Ponty, Politzer, Lacan…

Until about a week ago I was focusing on the terrain work, for the London Review of International Law lecture, the conference in Oslo, and the lecture in Maynooth. 759 more words

Theories of space and non place

My research into spaces and how we interact with them has taken a very different turn, I have only just In the last few day of this Module discovered the Book The Production of Space by Henri Lefebvre. 890 more words

Research And Theory

Back from Oslo and the 'Technologies of Space: Verticality, Volume, Infrastructure' symposium

I’m now back after a good trip to Oslo for the Technologies of Space: Verticality, Volume, Infrastructure symposium

I spoke on the topic of “Terrain’s Volume”, which was a version of a talk I’ve now given in Gießen, Durham, and London. 144 more words

Right to the city

The city is a wholly human-made creation, the most brilliant and most sustained attempt at refashioning the world. In creating the city, humankind provided a proximate space where all social, cultural, economic, religious, technological and aesthetic values would play out. 1,000 more words