Category Archives: measure

The Element of Measures. Theorising Measures in the Visible

A speech I’m giving at International Workshop The Role of Visibility in Academic Evaluation. (E)Valuation Studies in Science and Higher Education November 15‐16, 2018 Humboldt‐Universität zu Berlin Senatssaal, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin workshop_visibility_program + info : https://www.sowi.hu-berlin.de/de/lehrbereiche/wissenschaftsforschung/workshopevaluation

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Tasting Wine Making Territories

NOW OUT in TASTE • Law and the Senses book series (Eds. Andrea Pavoni, Danilo Mandic, Caterina Nirta, Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos). London: University of Westminster Press. Available in Open Access – https://www.uwestminsterpress.co.uk/site/books/10.16997/book21/ PDF Version

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The social life of measures

Now published in Theory, Culture & Society 35(1) http://journals.sagepub.com/toc/tcsa/35/1 Abstract Issues of measure and measurement, and their relation to value and values, are of concern in several major threads in contemporary social theory and social research. In this paper, the notion of ‘measure-value environments’ is introduced as a theoretical lens through which the life of […]

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The Excruciating Work of Love…

On Foucault’s Kehre towards the Subject A chapter in Andreas Oberprantacher & Andrei Siclodi (Eds.) Subjectivation in Political Theory and Contemporary Practices http://www.palgrave.com/br/book/9781137516589 http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/978-1-137-51659-6_3 And here: brighenti-2016-the-excruciating-work-of-love

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A Conversation with Roderick Macdonald

Published in The Unbounded Level of the Mind. Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination. Edited by Richard Janda, Rosalie Jukier and Daniel Jutras. McGill University Press, 2015. My tribute to the great scholar and professor Rod Macdonald (1948-2014), a questioner and an inspirer by all means. A_conversation_with_Rod

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Logistic time / evental time. Two notions for urban and architectural research

Lecture at the Seminar ‘Architecture: enduring, ephemeral, moving, dust’ Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Lunds Tekniska Högskola, Lund University, December 2, 2014     In this lecture, I would like to imagine some ways in which we may study temporality in the city and the built environment. In the first part, I present a […]

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Love, a political measure for the civil society

Draft version

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The Ambiguous Multiplicities

Materials, Episteme and Politics of Cluttered Social Formations About This book proposes a historical-conceptual journey into the cluttered social formations that have remained outside of mainstream sociology. In particular, it reviews urban crowds, mediated publics, global masses, population, the sovereign people and the multitude and addresses the question: ‘What is the building block of the […]

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Urban Interstices: The Aesthetics and the Politics of the In-between

Introduction Book available at : http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781472410016 Fulltext also here A couple of reviews published in : Urban Research & Practice and IJURR

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Two old papers on Dogville & Manderlay by Lars von Trier

2008: (with Alessandro Castelli) “Fondamenti. Da Dogville a Manderlay”, in Pierpaolo Antonello (ed.) La violenza allo specchio. Massa (I): Transeuropa, pp. 121-137. Also in English: “Foundations: Dogville to Manderlay” 2006: “Dogville, or, the Dirty Birth of Law”. Thesis Eleven, no. 87(1): 96-111.

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La grande immagine e l’immaginina

(Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org) La grande immagine e l’immaginina as appeared in Marco Pasini e Fabio La Rocca (a cura di) Confronti visuali: una ricerca interdisciplinare. Roma: Aracne.

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Territorio / Fare misura

Con Pierangelo Schiera, sto organizzando un ciclo di seminari su “territorio e misura”. info | http://www.fondazioneruffilli.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=29&Itemid=120 Per iscriversi | segreteria@fondazioneruffilli.it

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Der Aufstieg indexierter Sichtbarkeiten

in Nebulosa – Zeitschrift für Sichtbarkeit und Sozialität, no. 1: 16-32 https://www.neofelis-verlag.de/zeitschriften-reihen/nebulosa/012012-wahrnehmung-und-erscheinen/view-inhalt-einleitung/ Draft English Version

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