- @samkinsley I had hair once - Franco's, Overton Road [little side street off GlosRd, opposite Hob Goblin]. 1 day ago
- James Galbraith critical review of Picketty's Capital in the 21st Century dissentmagazine.org/article/kapita… 4 days ago
- RT @VersoBooks: Robin Blackburn remembers Ernesto Laclau, 1936-2014 bit.ly/1hAE093 4 days ago
- RT @samkinsley: Sad news that Ernesto Laclau has died, in Seville, of a heart attack buenosairesherald.com/article/156933… 5 days ago
- The urbanization of responsibility wp.me/p11K9d-15I 1 week ago
- Are there 15 ways to be unhappy? Surfing Bruno Latour’s 'An Inquiry into Modes of Existence'
- Affect theory: the debate continues (sort of)
- PhD Studentship available: Geographies of Democracy
- More on the critique of affect theory
- Review of Ash Amin's Land of Strangers
- New Book: ATLAS: Geography, Architecture and Change in an Interdependent World
- Theorizing the Arab Spring
- Michael Watts on The Oil Complex
- Is governmentality a dirty word?
Tag Archives: democracy
Via Thomas Gregerson’s Political Theory blog, I see that Robert Dahl died last week, aged 98. Dahl is one of my favourite thinkers about democratic politics, not least because he theorised on the basis of an analysis of contemporary conditions, … Continue reading
New at the online journal La Vie des idées, here is an interview with Claude Lefort by Pierre Rosanvallon – actually from 2009.
Benhabib discusses Gezi Park protests, Turkish politics, and democratic disconnects.
From my colleague Nick Mahony at the OU’s Creating Publics project, news of a series on the theme of Creating Publics, Opening Democracies at OpenDemocracy.
I have just begun reading a new book by John Parkinson, Democracy and Public Space (I came across it here). It combines theorising about key concepts – democracy, public space – with comparative analysis of the quality of democratic public spaces in … Continue reading