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Research Interests

Political Philosophy, Contemporary European Philosophy, Biopolitics, Conflit and Violence, War and Memory, Decolonization of Knowledge, The Subjectivity of Subalterns


1981-1995 Senior lecturer at the departement of philosophy of Paris 8 University

1994 Habilitation à diriger les recherches (HDR) 

1995-2003 Associate Professor at the departement of philosophy of Paris 8 University 

2003-2011 Professor at the department of philosophy of Paris 8 University

2011 Professor emeritus at the departement of philosophy of Paris 8 University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Université Paris 8 Vincennes Saint-Denis

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Research Output

Foucault: The materiality of a working life

Brossat, A., Defert, D. & Chevallier, P., 1 Jun 2016, In : Foucault Studies. 21, p. 214-230 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Human Pastorate and 'La Vie Bête'

Brossat, A., Jan 2016, Foucault and the History of Our Present. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 131-141 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Biopolitics, Ethics and Subjectivation

Brossat, A., Chu, Y-H., Ivekovic, R. & Liu, C-H., Mar 2011, 258 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Le marché aux traumatismes: À propos de Nankin 1937, film de Wu Ziniu

    Translated title of the contribution: The market in traumas: Regarding Nankin on 1937, film of Wu ZiniuBrossat, A., 1 Dec 2006, In : Europe. 84, 926-927, p. 155-167 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle