Foucault News

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

New Foucault: A Symposium Friday, 9 November 2012 Building 2.G.04 and 3.G.55, Bankstown Campus of The University of Western Sydney, Australia web page The influence of Michel Foucault’s work through the Humanities and social sciences has been sustained across more than three decades, but earlier orthodox understandings and glosses, focused on major texts and central …

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Governing Human Beings in the Age of the Brain: A Symposium with Nikolas Rose Presented by the Centre for the History of European Discourses at the University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld, Australia Wednesday, November 16 1.30pm to 5.30pm Social Sciences and Humanities Library Conference Room, Level 1 Duhig Building (Bldg 2), St Lucia Campus …

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Politics Beyond the Biopolitical Subject A Symposium Brisbane, Australia, December 8-9, 2011 Hosted by Griffith University Funded by the Finnish Academy The theory of biopolitics has, in the years since Michel Foucault first deployed the concept, taken a decidedly affirmative turn. No longer is biopolitics theorized simply to expose the violence done to human beings …

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