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

Anthias, P., Hoffmann, K. The making of ethnic territories: Governmentality and counter-conducts (2021) Geoforum, 119, pp. 218-226. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.06.027 Abstract “Ethnic territories” were a central political technology of colonial rule, which also shaped strategies of anti-colonial resistance in diverse contexts. Today, in former colonies, the making of ethnic territories remains a key site of both …

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Sabrina Corbellini and Margriet Hoogvliet (eds.): “Medieval and Early Modern Places and Spaces of Knowledge,” in: Le foucaldien, 7/1 (2021), Collection launched: 29 Mar 2021 This special collection welcomes articles discussing places and spaces connected to knowledge and its practices in the premodern period. In order to be fully understood and investigated, knowledge should be …

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The new issue of Philosophical Inquiries (IX, 1-2021)  features a Focus section discussing Ian Hacking’s philosophy,  his arguments on the combination between history and philosophy of science, on experimental realism, on scientific stability and on the disunity of the sciences. The Focus section is edited by Matteo Vagelli and Marica Setaro. The issue also presents …

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Call for Abstracts: Feminist Takes on Post-Truth Politics Special Issue Philosophy and Social Criticism PDF of Call for Abstracts Feminist Takes on Post Truth This volume solicits essays that address the politics of (post-)truth as a distinctive matter of concern for feminist philosophy. Post-truth, both as a political phenomenon and an emergent discourse, has not …

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Vol III, No 1: Governmentality, Liberalism, Biopower, Genealogy of the Modern Subject. Foucault’s Lectures at the Collège de France 1978-80 Security, Territory and Population; The Birth of Biopolitics; On the Government of the Living. Volume III of the Foucault Lecture Series. Published: 2020-12-16 Open access EDITORIAL [extract] Sverre Raffnsøe, Alain Beaulieu, Barbara Cruikshank, Knut Ove …

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Lee, K. (2020). Michel Foucault in technology-enhanced learning: An analytic review of 10 Foucauldian studies on online education. Studies in Technology Enhanced Learning, 1(1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.21428/8c225f6e.6ff53517 Abstract This paper aims to introduce Foucault’s theoretical ideas to researchers of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL), particularly researchers who are interested in online educational provisions. This paper explains some of …

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Cités N° 84/2020 : Biopolitique du coronavirus (2020) Date de parution 06/01/2021 RÉSUMÉ Jamais sans doute le concept de biopolitique, inventé par Michel Foucault en 1975, il y a donc quarante-cinq ans, n’aura mieux prouvé sa pertinence que dans la période actuelle. La biopolitique chez Foucault se caractérise en particulier par deux dimensions : la …

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Special Issue: Foucault Before the Collège de France, Theory, Culture and Society, Online November 17, 2020 Special issue Co-edited by Stuart Elden, Daniele Lorenzini and Orazio Irrera Foucault on Raymond Roussel: The Extralinguistic Outside of Literature Azucena G. Blanco Foucault’s Critique of the Human Sciences in the 1950s: Between Psychology and Philosophy Elisabetta Basso Foucault …

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Foucault Studies, Vol 1 No 28 (2020): Number 28, September 2020 The editors of Foucault Studies are pleased to publish this issue containing a review symposium of Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson’s “Genealogies of Terrorism” as well as four original articles and three book reviews. Editorial Sverre Raffnsøe et al. Review Symposium Preface to Symposium on Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson’s …

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Special Issue: Pandemic and the Crisis of Capitalism. A Rethinking Marxism Dossier | Summer 2020 Foucault related articles in this large issue include The Multitude Divided: Biopolitical Production during the Coronavirus Pandemic Stijn De Cauwer & Tim Christiaens The Biopolitics of the Coronavirus Pandemic: Herd Immunity, Thanatopolitics, Acts of Heroism Ali Rıza Taşkale & Christina …

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