Borxa Colmenero

Borxa Colmenero has completed his studies in Law in 2009, in the combined degree in Law and Political Science at the Carlos III University of Madrid. He later in 2014 obtained a Master´s degree in European Union Studies from University of A Coruña. In the same university, he thenbecame a Doctor of Criminal Law in 2016 with the distinction […]


Carlos Palacios

He just completed his PhD in sociology under the supervision of Mitchell Dean at Macquarie University. His most recent paper is an extended analysis of the two disconnected lectures found at the end of The Birth of Biopolitics elucidating the link between the strategic constructivism of neoliberal theory and the Enlightenment conception of civil society. It will […]


Gustavo Yañez González

Philosophy student in the former pedagogical, Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (UMCE). Diploma in Political Philosophy, Centre for Political Analysis and Research (CAIP), 2013. He has worked in different prisons doing reading and writing workshops. Together with Herman Carvajal he made the short film Mataperro. Occasionally he is a columnist in the newspaper […]


Leticia Katzer

Graduate in Anthropology, PhD in Natural Sciences awarded by the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Museum of the National University of La Plata – Area of Anthropology, researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET). Head of the chair of Applied Anthropology at the University of Aconcagua. She has participated in research […]


Juan Manuel Iglesias Frecha

He holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) since July 2017. He is currently a Magistrate in Legal Sociology at the National University of La Plata and attends the Secondary, Normal and Special Teaching Staff in Sociology (UBA). He has collaborated in the codification of surveys in the area of […]


Robin Rodd

He teaches anthropology at James Cook University. His research interests span citizenship, democracy, drug use, and critical theory. He is particularly interested in making bridges between political theory and anthropology to understand how democracy can dissolve into authoritarianism, and in examining how memory is produced and experienced to create specific possibilities for political action. Rodd is currently […]


Enrique Baleriola

He is finishing the PhD program “Person and Society in the Contemporary World” by the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His doctoral dissertation is called “Surveillance and Security. Life’s Management in the 21st Century”, directed by the senior lecturer, Francisco Tirado. He also has a Master’s Degree in Psychosocial Research and Intervention and a Psychology Degree […]


Marco Piasentier

Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Helsinki as part of the Academy of Finland project ‘Biopolitics and Democracy in Global Governance’ and Research Fellow at the Centre for Critical Thought of the University of Kent. He holds a Dual-Award Ph.D. in philosophy and biopolitics from the University of Kent and from the Scuola Normale Superiore di […]

Alfonso Galindo Hervas

Professor of Political Philosophy at Universidad de Murcia, Spain. Editor and author of several books and articles on political philosophy, history of political concepts, and philosophy and films studies. He has written La soberanía. De la teología política al comunitarismo impolítico (2003), Res Publica, Murcia. Política y mesianismo. Giorgio Agamben (2005) , Biblioteca Nueva, Madrid. Cincuenta mitos (2006) , IV Premio de […]


Nikolas Rose

Professor of Sociology in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Kings College London which he founded in 2012.  He was previously Martin White Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Director of the LSE’s BIOS Centre for the Study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society, which […]


Jürgen Martschukat

Professor of North American History at Erfurt University. His research focuses on the history of violence, families, bodies, sports and genders. His latest book on Die Ordnung des Sozialen (Governing Through the Family; Campus, 2013) won the Adams Award of the Organization of American Historians. Since 2012, he has been running several third party funded research projects […]


Jeyver Rodríguez Baños

Philosopher and Master in pedagogy, graduated from the Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia. He is a PhD student in philosophy from the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile. Profesor-Instructor of the Institute of philosophy PUC. Participates in the study of practical philosophy and body and language groups He has served as a research professor in the […]


Luis Andrés Zamorano

Sociologist from the Universidad de Arte y Ciencias Sociales, ARCIS; Ph.D. student in Philosophy from the Universidad de Chile. His research fields are Political Philosophy, Critical Sociology, Biopolitics, and the relation Body/Machine in the Contemporary Art.

Daniel McLoughlin

Phone: +61 2 9385 7621

Senior Lecturer in the Law School at the University of New South Wales. He Daniel is a legal theorist working in the critical and continental traditions of thought. He has published on questions of sovereignty, political ontology, biopolitics and governmentality, with a particular emphasis on the work of Giorgio Agamben and Carl Schmitt. This work […]


Desire Machine Collective

Founded by Sonal Jain (b. Shillong) and Mriganka Madhukaillya (b.Jorhat) in 2004. They employ film, video, sound, photography, space and multimedia installation in their works. Assuming their name and theoretical disposition from Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, a seminal text from 1972 by French philosopher Gilles Deleuze and psychoanalyst Félix Guattari, Desire Machine Collective seeks to […]


Steven Silva Salazar

Full Professor of the Department of Humanities of the University Santo Tomas (Bogota , Colombia ). Degree in Philosophy from the University of St. Thomas (2011 ) , graduated with Distinguished Thesis rating by the jury reader. He participated in the Training Program for Young Researchers of Instituto Pensar of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Interdisciplinary […]


Simona Forti

Professor of Political Philosophy at Piemonte Orientale University, Italy. She is a coordinating member of “FINO”, PhD International Program in Philosophy of the Northwestern Italian Universities Consortium. Currently she is Visiting Professor at The News School for Social Research, Philosophy Department. Simona Forti is Principal Investigator in the Grant Awarded Project, by HERA JRP “Uses of the […]


Nicolás Ried

Bachelor in Law, Universidad de Chile. Co-funder and member of the Research core in Biopolitics and Ideology. He holds a Diploma in Concepts of the Political from the Centre for Analysis and Political Research in Chile. Also he is co-researcher of the Fondecyt Project  Nº 1140901 “Towards to a critique of pharmacological power”  (2014 — 2017). He […]


Allen Meek

Phone: +64 (06) 356 9099

Senior lecturer in Media Studies with a background in German critical theory and French poststructuralism. Biopolitical Media: Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life (Routledge 2016) is my second book.  The aim of this book is to develop a synthesis of the theories of Foucault, Agamben and Esposito in the context of modern visual media.  I discuss early […]


Iván Torres Apablaza

Doctoral student in Political Philosophy, Universidad de Chile. Master in Sociology and Social Sciences, Universidad de Chile, with a thesis on the Foucault-Deleuze dialogue entitled “control society and government of life: foucaulteans drifts in the study of contemporary power diagram”. Professor in the School of Occupational Therapy at Universidad de Santiago and Universidad Andrés Bello. It […]


Gonzalo Díaz Letelier

Philosopher, professor at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities at the Universidad de Santiago. Member of the Critical Studies on Biopolitics and Orientalism Group at the Center of Arab Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities at the Universidad de Chile. Visiting professor at the Department of Sociology at the Faculty […]


Daniel J. García López

PhD in Law at the Universidad de Almería. Professor of Philosophy of Law at the Universidad de Granada (Spain). He has been visiting researcher at universities in Spain, Germany and Italy.  Her research focuses on the history of organic metaphor in legal science, the governmentality of dissident sexualities (trans and intersexuality) and the pensiero impolitico. […]


Salvador Cayuela Sánchez

PhD. in Philosophy for the University of Murcia (Spain) and PhD. in Social Anthropology for the University Rovira i Vigili of Tarragona (Spain). He studied Philosophy at the University of Murcia (Spain) and at the University of Liège (Belgium), and he did different PhD. and Post. PhD. stays in Madrid, Paris or Copenhagen. His specific […]


Juan Manuel Iglesias Frecha

I currently serve as a student-­researcher in a project led by Mario Gerlero under the framework of the scientific program UBACyT. The project is titled “Rights, sexualities and genders: scope, impact and challenge the effectiveness of national laws 26.618 and 26.743 as remedial Human Rights policies in the context of legal sociology.” Also I have […]


James Chamberlain

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at Mississippi State University, where he teaches political theory. His research to date has focused on the political significance of work in capitalism, as well as on migration and borders. His work has been published in Constellations and New Political Science. James’s book manuscript (in progress), Beyond the Work Society: Rethinking […]


Onur Kartal

Research Assistant at Department of Philosophy of Hacettepe University. I’m studying on a book project about biopolitics. In the first volume of this project I want to collect articles that focus on the philosophical roots of biopolitics. In this regard there are articles on Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas and Augustine, Spinoza, Hobbes, Marx, Nietzsche and Arendt. Some of […]


Antonio Fuentes

PhD in Political and Social Sciences, Master in Sociology. Research-Professor at the Posgrado en Sociología, Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico. His areas of expertise include the Contemporary Social Theory, Social Movements and the  Conflict. The research developed have addressed the issue of collective violence in Mexico and Guatemala, the analysis of policies to combat trafficking […]


Joseph Pugliese

Research Director of the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He has published widely on biopolitics, state violence, refugee and asylum seeker studies, race, ethnicity and whiteness, cultural studies of law, and bodies and technologies. Selected publications include Biometrics: Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics (Routledge, 2010) which was short-listed for the […]


Ignacio Mendiola

PhD in Sociology and lecturer in Sociology at the Basque Country University. His main lines of research take into account power relationships and how they affect the production of subjectivities and spaces. All this theoretical approach is developed in three fields: a) the state violence through the political-punitive practice of torture; b) the production of mobility […]


Nick Piska

Nick Piska is a lecturer in law at Kent Law School, University of Kent (UK). Nick’s research pursues a critical engagement with private law, particularly in the area of equity and trusts, through questions of truth, power and subjectivity drawing on the works of Michel Foucault and Maurizio Lazzarato. He is currently undertaking a project […]