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News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Foucault in Ireland
24 March 2017
Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Attendance is free but you are required to register

A symposium focused on the engagement of the ideas of Michel Foucault by scholars working on the island of Ireland. It begins with a roundtable on the recent works on Foucault by Stuart Elden and then has papers from academics working in Ireland or on Irish topics – including criminology, international relations, social work, philosophy, geography, literary studies, cultural studies, English, etc.

Preliminary Programme
9.30. Registration, Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2
9.45. Introductions
10.00. Roundtable on Stuart Elden’s Foucault: the birth of power (Polity, 2017) and Foucault’s Final decade (Polity, 2016). With Stuart Elden,
Gerry Kearns, Mick Wilson, and Audronė Žukauskaitė. There will be flyers on the day so that people can order the books at a discount
price.
11.00. Session 1
12.00. Lunch
13.00. Session 2
14.00. Session 3
15.00. Tea
15.30. Session 4
16.30. Final Roundtable
17.30. Reception and book launch for S.E. Wilmer and Audronė Žukauskaitė (eds.), Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political and Performative Strategies (Routledge, 2016). Trinity College

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