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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



Another batch of books came in. As I’m teaching cultural studies again (yesssss!!!!!), and working on my own projects, and having to replace many of the books I sold off before moving to Singapore, I’m rebuilding my book collection. 28 more words


Henri Lefebvre, Key Writings to be reissued in Bloomsbury's Revelations series

Henri Lefebvre, Key Writings is to be reissued in Bloomsbury’s Revelations series. It’s not out until October, but the previous version is still in print. There are no changes to the new version – in fact I wasn’t even told by the press this was happening.  199 more words

Henri Lefebvre

Goldsmiths Seminar Series - Rhythmanalysis: Everything You Always Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask

This CHASE-funded seminar series foregrounds rhythm and rhythmanalysis by highlighting their relevance and richness as methodological perspectives and practices within the humanities. The six sessions will explore various approaches to time and rhythm as those found in the work of key critical theorists, such as Gilles Deleuze, Henri Lefebvre, Rudolf Laban, Roland Barthes, Henri Meschonnic, Emile Benveniste, Gaston Bachelard and others. 

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A year in review - talks, publications and writing, plus links to my ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2016 with a lengthy manuscript on the 1969-75 period of Foucault’s work, partly developed from the large sections cut from the manuscript of… 808 more words

Academic Books of 2016 - my personal list

Many of the academic books I read this year were for the Foucault and Shakespeare work, and few were published this year. This alphabetical list is of the twenty books published this year which I read and liked the most. 375 more words