Foucault News

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

Benno Premsela Lecture 2017 by Paul B. Preciado Philosopher, curator and transgender activist Paul B. Preciado gave the 2017 Benno Premsela Lecture during Thursday Night Live! at Het Nieuwe Instituut. Preciado is one of the leading thinkers in the study of gender and sexual politics, in this lecture he addressed architecture as a technology of …

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The Podcast for Social Research : The Podcast for Social Research, Episode 19: Biopolitics in Bloomberg’s New York, Thu, 30 March 2017 The nineteenth episode of the Podcast for Social Research features BISR research associate Jeffrey Escoffier, formerly the director of health, media, and marketing for the New York City Department of Health and Mental …

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Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi examines Foucault’s writings on the Iranian Revolution as an attempt to write the history of the present without binding commitments to a teleological historiography. Is it possible for a people to envision and desire futures uncharted by already existing schemata of history? Is it possible to think of dignity, justice, and liberty outside …

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Neurotechnologies of justice: Neuroscience beyond the courtroom By Professor Nikolas Rose, Australian Neurolaw Database, On Soundcloud, March 2017 In this talk I will explore the actual and potential impacts of developments in neuroscience and neurotechnology in the criminal justice system beyond the courtroom. There has beenmuch discussion about the role of genetics and brain scanning …

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O Poder e o Panoptismo da Cidadania, Segundo M. Foucault – Profa. Dra. Olaya Fernandez 21 de agosto de 2017 (segunda-feira) Conferência – O Poder e o Panoptismo da Cidadania, Segundo M. Foucault Conferencista: Profa. Dra. Olaya Fernandez – Universidad de La Rioja UR – Espanha Horário: 19h30min às 22h Local: Auditório Erico Verissimo, Laboratório …

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Video: Alain Badiou and Michel Foucault — Philosophy and Psychology (1965), From the Verso Books blog, 9 January 2018 Watch a televised 1965 discussion between Alain Badiou and Michel Foucault on philosophy and psychology. A televised 1965 discussion between Alain Badiou and Michel Foucault, under the heading “Philosophy and Psychology,” is available to stream in …

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Crítica da representação e crise da ontologia: Foucault e Magritte – Philippe Sabot Facebook page No final de novembro de 2016, os Programas de Pós-Graduação em História e Filosofia da UFG organizaram uma jornada dedicada aos 50 anos de “As Palavras e as Coisas”. “Crítica da representação e crise da ontologia: Foucault e Magritte” foi …

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Andrew Dilts and Perry Zurn (eds), Challenging the Punitive Society, Carceral Notebooks, Volume 12, 2016, General Editor: Bernard E. Harcourt. This special edition which is just out of Carceral Notebooks is available open access online or can be ordered as a printed book. See also this announcement on Andrew T. Dilt’s blog. TABLE OF CONTENTS …

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