Foucault News

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

Foucauldian Genealogy and Maoism Thanasis Lagios February 05, 2016 DOI: 10.13095/uzh.fsw.fb.130) Keywords: genealogy | leftism | maoism | nietzsche | politics Link to issue on conference Concerning the origin and foundation of the method of genealogy in Foucault’s work, there is an astonishingly unanimous “interpretative consensus” among Foucault scholars.[1] While there is great disagreement about …

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Thanasis Lagios, Foucauldian Genealogy and Maoism 20th March 2015 | 12:00 – 12:45 Conference paper, audio podcast on The Voice Republic site Thanasis Lagios studied Philosophy, Pedagogy & Psychology (specialization: Philosophy), at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (1998 – 2003). Having completed his postgraduate studies (MA) in Political Philosophy at the University …

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Colin Koopman, Historicizing the Critique of Power 20th March 2015 | 14:15 – 15:00 Conference paper, audio podcast on the Voice Republic site Colin Koopman is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon, where he is also 2014-15 Humanities Research Fellow and 2015-16 Wulf Professor of Humanities. He has published widely on genealogy, …

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Naissance de la biopolitique : contextes, lectures, réceptions, disputes Colloque de Cerisy Podcast sur le site La forge numérique A voir aussi France Culture plus le webcampus Christian Laval, professeur de sociologie laboratoire sophiapol Date : 16/06/2015 Lieu : CCIC Cerisy Durée : 53:17 Cette conférence a été donnée dans le cadre du colloque intitulé …

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Prospects for an Ethics of Self-Cultivation Introduction Videos of this conference ‘Prospects for an Ethics of Self-Cultivation’ is a two-year research project investigating the revival of ethical self-cultivation within the European philosophical tradition. The project will host two international conferences and workshops. The first, entitled ‘Hellenistic Ethics from Nietzsche to Foucault’, took place at the …

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Harcourt, Bernard E., Digital Security in the Expository Society: Spectacle, Surveillance, and Exhibition in the Neoliberal Age of Big Data (2014). Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-404; APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2455223 and http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2455223## Abstract: In 1827, Nicolaus Heinrich Julius, a professor at the University of Berlin, identified an important …

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Society of the Query #2 Session 4: Reflections on Search Antoinette Rouvroy (BE): Algorithmic Governmentality and the End(s) of Critique Conference Day 2 (8 November 2013) Algorithmic personalization is characterised primarily by the two following movements: a) dissipation of all forms of transcendent ‘scale’, ‘benchmark’, or hierarchy, in favour of an immanent normativity evolving in …

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Ali Meghji (2014), Moving away from Bourdieu and reproduction: Foucault, resistance and gender in secondary school, Paper for ‘Foucault and education: Retrospect and Prospect‘ conference (University of Sheffield). Paper available on Academia.edu site Abstract The way in which I will be defending the utility of Foucault’s works for educational research is through the idea that …

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