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Michel Foucault and the Body. Questioning the Paradoxes of Juridical and Political Inscriptions

Please register your interest to attend either in person or virtually theIAS Lecture SeriesMichel Foucault and the Body. Questioning the Paradoxes of Juridical and Political Inscriptionsto be held at the Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK on16 – 17 September 2022.

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This event brings together an international panel of researchers from the UK, France and Italy to discuss the phenomenon of judicial tattooing. The aim is to create a rich and intellectually stimulating debate on various bodily inscriptions, and especially to question the body as a site for visual punishment as well as the marks and signs of political coercion. If the French philosopher historian Michel Foucault (1926-1984) suggested that the human body could be understood as a…

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