And I’ll also be keynoting at the 8th New Materialisms conference – The Ethics of Decolonizing Nature and Culture (Paris, June 7-9, 2017), along with Bruno Latour and Rosi Braidotti.
The first part of a chapter, titled “Encoding the Law the Household and the Standardisation Of Uncertainty,” for an edited volume on mapping precariousness. Continue reading
Below is the bare-bones of the paper I did for the recent ASA conference on debt, oikos and service. The argument in that is drawn from C&C, but it’s an argument that I’ve become more sure of since, particularly with the recent wave of occupations at Sussex University against the privatisation of catering, and more recently the COSAS strike at the University of London.
There have been many arguments made about the politics of authorship. Yet few of those situated it as long ago as Walter Benjamin did, not only in relation to labor, but in terms of the changing economic patterns and technologies that served to redefine both authorship and labor and, for that matter, any distinctions between them. This, in brief, is Benjamin’s singular contribution to a discussion about authorship. Continue reading
An excerpt from Contract & Contagion: From Biopolitics to Oikonomia, pp.113-18.
in South Atlantic Quarterly, 111:4, pp. 763-83 (2012).
Full text, online eipcp, hardcopy of the series at Diaphanes. And in German as “Von der Prekarität zum Risikomanagement und darüber hinaus”.
Abstract for a panel at the Seeing through Empire’s new clothes – Extending strategies for anticapitalist struggle against the economic crisis, September 13, 2009.
Arrayed beyond and around the obvious walls of migration control, the architectures and technologies of the border proliferate. Continue reading