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Medieval and Early Modern Places and Spaces of Knowledge

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Published: 29/03/21

Medieval and Early Modern Places and Spaces of Knowledge

Addressing the history of knowledge in spatial terms, this special collection (edited by Sabrina Corbellini and Margriet Hoogvliet) welcomes contributions addressing situated and material practices of production and dissemination related to knowledge in the premodern world.

Critical Genealogies

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Published: 01/05/20

Critical Genealogies

How can we use genealogy to diagnose our present? This collection (edited by Verena Erlenbusch-Anderson, Colin Koopman, and Bonnie Sheehey) presents genealogical works-in-progress and reflections on methodological questions of research design, strategy, and structure.

Politics of Truth

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Published: 10/03/20

Politics of Truth

Against the backdrop of the current debates on "post truth," this ongoing collection (edited by Gerald Posselt and Sergej Seitz) problematizes the relation of truth and politics, centering on Foucault's notion of a "politics of truth."

Foucault meets Latour

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Published: 01/02/19

Foucault meets Latour

Dispositifs, discourses, networks, modes of existence: this ongoing collection (edited by Simon Ganahl and Patrick Kilian) confronts the thought of Michel Foucault and Bruno Latour by focusing on their conceptual toolboxes as well as their shared interest in the question of modernity.

Algorithmic Governmentality

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Published: 01/09/17

Algorithmic Governmentality

This ongoing special issue (edited by Maurice Erb and Simon Ganahl) addresses the concept of "algorithmic governmentality," which impels us to examine recent advances in automated computing (e.g., recommender systems) from a Foucauldian perspective.

Topologien der Erfahrung

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Published: 06/02/17

Topologien der Erfahrung

Starting from Deleuze's claim that the late Foucault was a topologist like Andrei Bely in his modernist novel Petersburg (1913/14), this ongoing special issue (edited by Simon Ganahl and Elena Vogman) collects research both on Foucault's spatial approaches and on literary topographies.

Distant Reading and Discourse Analysis

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Published: 28/06/16

Distant Reading and Discourse Analysis

By comparing Franco Moretti's "distant reading" with Foucault's archaeological approach, this special issue (edited by Maurice Erb, Simon Ganahl, and Patrick Kilian) examines the question: Can historical discourse analyses be carried out with the aid of computers?

Was heißt: Foucault historisieren?

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Published: 14/02/16

Was heißt: Foucault historisieren?

This special issue (edited by Maurice Erb, Simon Ganahl, and Cécile Stehrenberger) collects the papers and lectures delivered at the international conference "Was heißt: Foucault historisieren?" (What is: Historicizing Foucault?) at the University of Zurich from March 19 to 21, 2015.