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Arcades and Promenades

March 10, 2009

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Along with Wesley Rykalski, I have just embarked on an online project that seeks to examine the role of the seaside promenade in the imagination and practices of late modernity, through a critical encounter with Walter Benjamin‘s ‘The Arcades Project’.   In his final project, Benjamin was attempting to critique the ‘bourgeois experience of nineteenth century […]

More on the Marx revival

March 5, 2009

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Comedian / activist Mark Steel writes in the Independent yesterday about the resurgence of interest in Karl Marx that appears to be happening as the economic crisis gathers pace…. “Even Karl Marx himself is in vogue. Most papers have had articles about him in their business sections, commending his analysis of booms and slumps, and […]

ATLAS 2008

July 5, 2008

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This is a slideshare version of the presentation I gave last Thursday at the ATLAS 2008 conference in Brighton, UK.