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About Brad Evans

Brad Evans is a political philosopher, critical theorist, and writer, who specializes on the problem of violence. He is author of over 20 books and edited volumes, including most recently Ecce Humanitas: Beholding the Pain of Humanity (Columbia University Press, 2020). He previously led a dedicated columns/series on violence in both the New York Times and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Brad currently serves as Chair of Political Violence and Aesthetics at the University of Bath, United Kingdom, where is he founder and director of the Centre for the Study of Violence. Forthcoming books include, State of Disappearance (with Chantal Meza, McGill Queens University Press: 2023) and How Black Was My Valley (Repeater/Penguin Random House: 2024). Website: www.brad-evans.co.uk
Latest Posts | By Brad Evans
The Last Words
12 months ago

The Last Words

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Sometimes I wonder how the last words committed from my hands will eventually read? What will these final words say? Would they be as I imagined it all ending? Or …
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The Age of the Dislocated Spectacle
2 years ago

The Age of the Dislocated Spectacle

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We live in the age of the dislocated spectacle. As the procession of death carrying forth the body of the deceased Queen passed by, all hands were held aloft in …
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Beautiful Chaos: The Passion of Maradona
3 years ago

Beautiful Chaos: The Passion of Maradona

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The Moment of Moments

The setting couldn’t have been more vibrant. The Estadio Azteca was a cacophony of sound and colour. It was filled to capacity as 114,000 expectant souls …
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The Sickness of Reason
4 years ago

The Sickness of Reason

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There was a sickness out there. And it struck us down with silence. Even when people were in close proximity, their voices were notably quieter. It was like the world …
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