Foucault News

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

Daniel Nemser, Infrastructures of Race. Concentration and Biopolitics in Colonial Mexico, University of Texas Press, 2017. See also radio interview with Daniel Nemser Description Many scholars believe that the modern concentration camp was born during the Cuban war for independence when Spanish authorities ordered civilians living in rural areas to report to the nearest city …

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Béatrice Han-Pile – Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the Self: Reflections on Foucault’s Interpretation of John Cassian (2020) Event Date: 8 June 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London. Audio recording of the lecture available. The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Béatrice Han-Pile (Essex) – Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the …

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Foucault & Neoliberalism, with Magnus Paulsen Hansen Interviewed by Nicholas Kiersey, #OCCUPYIRTHEORY, Fully automated (podcast), April 27 2020 […] Our guest is Dr. Magnus Paulsen Hansen, who is an Associate Professor at the Department of Social Sciences and Business, at Roskilde University. Magnus researches the role of ideas and evaluation in the legitimation of welfare …

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On non-fascist life with Natasha Lennard, Politics, Theory, Other, Tribune Magazine Podcast interview by Alex Doherty Natasha Lennard joins me to discuss her book, Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life. We spoke about whether or not Donald Trump and the movement that has coalesced around him ought to be characterised as fascist, we also talked …

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Truth and Knowledge for Michel Foucault, with Ann Stoler Great Books 31, Think About It | Podcast Conversations on big ideas and great books hosted by Uli Baer. Why is everyone talking about Michel Foucault these days? How can Foucault’s work have so many resonances in our contemporary world? What were his insights and discoveries …

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From Citizens to Patients: A Threat to Resist. Pandemic Lectures at the the International University College of Turin- Ugo Mattei & Federico Soldani, May 4, 2020 The decline of law as a tool for social control and its supplanting by technological, mental, and medical management aimed at preventing deviant behavior, with nary a concern for …

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Free Foucault Foucault for the rest of us Free Foucault est une plateforme décentralisée et non-censurable donnant accès à une version restaurée des enregistrements – ainsi débarassés de leurs grésillements – des cours dispensés par Michel Foucault au Collège de France entre 1972 et 1984. On s’étonnera peut-être qu’il ait fallu attendre 50 ans pour …

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Épisode 2 : La fabrique de l’individu néolibéral France Culture (radio), 15/1/20 Compétitif, entrepreneur, contrôlé : comment la théorie néolibérale conçoit-elle l’individu ? Celui-ci peut-il échapper aux logiques de cette nouvelle rationalité ? Cette semaine, nous réveillons les fantômes de Margareth Thatcher et de Milton Friedman pour examiner les différents visages du néolibéralisme. Un courant …

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