Foucault News

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

Foucault Lives. A Day Seminar on the Work and Legacy of Michel Foucault Event:  Foucault Lives 2022 Date:    25 June 2022 Venue: Valletta Campus As he often said, Foucault never wanted his work to become dead theory or inspire a cult following. From metaphors that compare his ideas to ‘a box of tools’ to characterisations …

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20th Annual Meeting of the Foucault Circle Emory University Atlanta, GA May 13-15, 2022 Foucault Circle 2022 Program PDF All sessions will be held in the Jones Room, Robert W. Woodruff Library Friday, May 13th 3-5pm Session 1: Affect and Materialism Moderator: Samantha Wrisley, Emory University Selin Islekel, Fordham University “’Fables that Stir the Mind’: …

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS International Workshop Nietzsche, Genealogy, Foucault: History between between Life and Power School of Arts and Humanities – University of Lisbon 14th June 2022 Event organized as part of the Praxis-CFUL  Keynote Speakers: Keynote Speakers: João Constâncio (NOVA University Lisbon) Daniele Lorenzini (Warwick University) Much has been written regarding genealogy, either as a new …

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CFP: Session – Geographies of Parrhesia: Resistance, Critique, and the Formation of Self and Other Link Federico Ferretti, University of Bologna Stephen Legg, University of Nottingham Session in Royal Geographical Society with IBG Conference, August 2022, Newcastle University. The influence of Michel Foucault on geographical research is long-standing, widespread, and much critiqued. While his philosophy …

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Call for Papers 7th International Workshop on Historical Epistemology: Arts and Sciences, Historicizing Boundaries Venice, 9-10 June 2022 Confirmed keynote speakers: Peter Galison (Harvard) Caroline Jones MIT Abstract [for full abstract see here] The 7th International Workshop on Historical Epistemology is dedicated to exploring new ways of approaching the historical, conceptual, methodological, and technical relations between the …

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Warwick Continental Philosophy Conference 2021/2022 Continental Philosophy and Global Challenges Historical perspectives through practical engagements 09-11 June 2022 University of Warwick (UK) Conference Venue: Department of Philosophy, University of Warwick Coventry, United Kingdom Keynote Speakers: Prof. Bernard Harcourt (Columbia Law School) Dr Elena Louisa Lange (University of Zurich) TBA Call for Abstracts The aim of …

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2nd Month of Historical Epistemology November 3, 10, 17, 24 / 2021 17h-19h (Paris time GMT+1) Link Zoom: unive.zoom.us/j/6569494316 Organizing Committee Caroline Angleraux Lucie Fabry Ivan Moya Diez Matteo Vagelli Épistémologie Historique. Research Network on the History and the Methods of Historical Epistemology with the support of IHPST (UMR 8590, Paris 1/CNRS) République des Savoirs (USR …

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2nd Month of Historical Epistemology November 3, 10, 17, 24 / 2021 17h-19h (Paris time GMT+1) Link Zoom: unive.zoom.us/j/6569494316 Organizing Committee Caroline Angleraux Lucie Fabry Ivan Moya Diez Matteo Vagelli Épistémologie Historique. Research Network on the History and the Methods of Historical Epistemology with the support of  IHPST (UMR 8590, Paris 1/CNRS) République des Savoirs (USR …

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Fredéric Gros, Peut-on penser la désobéissance à partir du christianisme ? MARDI 21 SEPTEMBRE 2021 À 17 HEURES COURS-CONFÉRENCE DONNÉ À DISTANCE (en visioconférence) Peut-on penser la désobéissance à partir du christianisme ? FRÉDÉRIC GROS Au moyen du concept de « gouvernementalité », Michel Foucault (1926-1984) a développé une perspective très originale à partir de laquelle l’analyse du politique …

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Michel Senellart, Oikonomia et regimen. À propos d’une critique de Foucault par Agamben JEUDI 16 SEPTEMBRE 2021 À 17 HEURES BRUXELLES – PALAIS DES ACADÉMIES – SALLE À DÉTERMINER Oikonomia et regimen. À propos d’une critique de Foucault par Agamben MICHEL SENELLART Au moyen du concept de « gouvernementalité », Michel Foucault (1926-1984) a développé une perspective très originale à partir …

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