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Henri Lefebvre, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche or the Realm of Shadows (Verso, February 2020)

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
I’m pleased to be able to share the news that Henri Lefebvre’s book Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche or the Realm of Shadows is forthcoming in English translation with Verso in early 2020. It’s not yet up on the…

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Henrik Ernstson and Erik Swyngedouw (eds.) Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities

Henrik Ernstson and Erik Swyngedouw (eds.) Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities, out today with Routledge — extraordinary set of contributions! Urban Political Ecology in the Anthropo-obscene: Interruptions and Possibilities centres on how to organize anew the … Continue reading

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Intervention – “Changing the Question from ‘The End of Austerity?’ to ‘What Ends in Austerity?’”

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
Ruth Raynor School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape, Newcastle University Ruth.Raynor@Newcastle.ac.uk A short break from ceaseless punditry on “Brexit” was given over to chancellor Phillip Hammond’s declaration of the “end of austerity” in the UK.…

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Advance copy of Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) received — Progressive Geographies

I’ve just received an advance copy of Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018). The book has been a long time in production, and the final stages were delayed by paper shortages and printer problems in the US. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Historical Materialism 15th Annual Conference

Historical Materialism 15th Annual Conference – 8-11 November 2018, SOAS, London — via Progressive Geographies

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Extracurricular: Culler’s Theory of the Lyric

The last issue of Diacritics revolves around Jonathan Culler’s Theory of the Lyric (Harvard University Press, 2015, released in paperback in 2017), a book that has been demanding my attention for a while. Culler’s new ideas in his contribution to … Continue reading

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David Harvey – A Companion to Marx’s Capital, complete edition (Verso, forthcoming November 2018)

Verso is publishing a new, complete edition of David Harvey’s A Companion to Marx’s Capital – out next month. In recent years, we have witnessed a surge of interest in Marx’s work in the effort to understand the origins of our … Continue reading

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Neil Faulkner – A Radical History of the World (Pluto, 2018)

Neil Faulkner, A Radical History of the World (London: Pluto, 2018), was released last month. History is a weapon. The powerful have their version of events, the people have another. And if we understand how the past was forged, we … Continue reading

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Sonja Dümpelmann – Seeing Trees: A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin

Sonja Dümpelmann, Seeing Trees: A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin  — Yale University Press, forthcoming January 2019 A fascinating and beautifully illustrated volume that explains what street trees tell us about humanity’s changing relationship with … Continue reading

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[Re]Form: New Investigations in Urban Form (video)

Recordings of a recent multidisciplinary symposium on urbanization at Harvard GSD, including amongst others papers by Pier Vittorio Aureli, Colin McFarlane and Kees Christiaanse. There is an interesting exchange between Aureli and Neil Brenner at the end of panel 1, … Continue reading

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