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History of the Present (2016) 6 (1): 63–86.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Casey Shoop Copyright © 2016 University of Illinois Press 2016 The Bones in the Concept: Big History, Theodor Adorno and Second Nature Casey Shoop With the evidence more or less in on the precarious climatological state of the planet, the desire for universal history, as the popular press...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 April 2020
... from Field Marshal Gideon Ernst von Laudon’s spoils of war on the outskirts of Vienna. Utilizing Anthony Vidler’s concept of “warped space,” the article explores Laudon’s garden as an exemplary form of imperial space. It then proceeds to argue that imperial capitalism continued to produce warped spaces...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (1): 80–102.
Published: 01 April 2022
... insights into how we perceive, record, and share the complexities of temporality. The aim of this article is to demonstrate, with the help of various works by Walter Benjamin—works in which his attunement with psychoanalytic concepts is of special interest—that all historical writing must yield, in one way...
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History of the Present (2024) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of the present day. It centers the histories and afterlives of hereditary racial slavery and the radical contestations and refusals of its logics. Overall, it argues that contemporary racial capitalism is always already reproductive. Reproductive labor and the experiences of conception, gestation, parturition...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., a commitment to critical history-as well as to real differences, not least disciplinary ones.Despite having gone to graduate school in history, and having tried very hard to find work as a historian, I've spent the past dozen-plus years in a media studies program, where concepts tend to turn over at a dizzying...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2012
... five- to ten-thousand years old) with a conception of"deep history;' to re­ apprehend recorded human history as belonging only to the final fraction of a multimillion-year, deep history ofthe planet and the myriad forms oflife it has supported. Scaling our conception ofhistory up in this way, has, he...
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History of the Present (2022) 12 (2): 241–269.
Published: 01 October 2022
... meant was that modern social scientists employed concepts such as “labor” and “human” which, though formulated in Europe, were taken as sufficient—indeed uniquely capable—of articulating non-European “heterotemporal horizons” outside of European “political modernity” ( Provincializing xvii, xii...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (1): 52–70.
Published: 01 April 2012
... in Islam? I want to argue that a reflection focusing on the concept ofikhtilt1fwould be illuminating and enriching in a number ofways. Ikhtilt1fis an endogenous concept ofwide-ranging and diverse significance, and it engages issues that are at once political, juridical, religious, cultural, ethnic...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (2): 107–121.
Published: 01 October 2012
... being-in-time.As I will argue, historicallyspecific temporal conceptions are operative here.That they mir­ ror our own historiographic conceptions oftime may, perhaps, explain why this dimension has attracted so little historiographical attention. Claire Demar Littleis known concerning the writer...
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History of the Present (2011) 1 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 October 2011
... neuroscientific models? Why is the persistence of two systems that would operate in parallel, yet remain unmappable onto one another, intolerable? What happens to the concepts and ideas that do not find a new foundation in neuroscience, and, as importantly, to those that do? New Life, Neuropsychoanalysis Solms...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 203–212.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Brian Connolly Copyright © 2019 University of Illinois Press 2019 The Subterranean Life of Repression Brian Connolly Ben Kafka wonders what happened to the concept of repression in critical theory and whether it is worth recuperating.It's a good and necessary ques­ tion, not least because...
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History of the Present (2012) 2 (2): 169–183.
Published: 01 October 2012
... concept with an equally (and related) long life.While there are important distinctions between feminist desire and that ofgay rights activists, both reference that troubling concept-identity-that emerged out of the contingent political campaigns ofthe past three decades in parts ofNorth America and Europe...
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History of the Present (2013) 3 (2): 198–204.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., back in the seventeenth century, was a radical break both with the conception of society as derived from relationships of natural subordination and with the conception of po­ litical authority as mirroring the natural dependence of family members on paternal power. Thus, following from the equality...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (1): 88–116.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Samera Esmeir Copyright © 2018 University of Illinois Press 2018 On Becoming Less ofthe World Samera Esmeir A new word entered the English language in 1789, and soon found its way to other languages. But its effects on juridico-political life, as well as on the contending concept ofthe world...
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History of the Present (2020) 10 (1): 157–165.
Published: 01 April 2020
... acknowledge and try to work through, rather than simply act out, their unconscious investments in their material; epistemologically , there may be deep structural relations between the (socially produced) analytic concepts, frameworks, and methods used by historians and the social world being analyzed...
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History of the Present (2015) 5 (2): 109–136.
Published: 01 October 2015
... a critique oftheir universal aspirations. At the same time, however, the paper outlines an alternative conception ofuniversality that the1793 De­ clarationbrings into view in the very tension between the concepts ofcitizen and man that it deploys. In contrast to the juridical universalism of1789...
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History of the Present (2019) 9 (2): 217–232.
Published: 01 October 2019
... oneself from the teleological conception of history according to which the Middle Ages represent the pre -modern-a dark era finally over­ come by modernity.According to this conception there is only one trajectory that leads from the pre-state and pre-capitalist forms of the Middle Ages to the state...
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History of the Present (2014) 4 (1): 23–48.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Indeed, racialconditioningmay be understood as one ofToomer's overarching subjects: the concept helped him develop his exploration ofthe ways that racial designations in the United States took precedence over identification of citizens as Americans. Racial conditioning of the kinds Toomer observed even...
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History of the Present (2021) 11 (2): 253–278.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., Netherlands : Brill , 1977 . Bravmann M. M. The Spiritual Background of Early Islam: Studies in Ancient Arab Concepts . Leiden, Netherlands : Brill , 1972 . Brown Jonathan A. C. Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet’s Legacy . London : Oneworld...
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History of the Present (2018) 8 (2): 117–139.
Published: 01 October 2018
... associated with northern Europe and its imperial projects.2 Muchofthis historiography, for example, focuses on what is often described as one of the central "paradoxes" of modernity: namely, the historical simultaneity of the rise of freedom as a key political concept and the rise of slavery as the driving...