Category Archives: Books

Forthcoming Publications – new page and some preprints

I’ve added a forthcoming publications page to the site, along with links to a few preprints. These are only for publications currently in production – it doesn’t include things under review or being drafted. I’m hoping the Boko Haram paper will … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden and Todd Reisz opening lectures to ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad’ conference

This is the video of the opening keynote session of the ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad’ conference, which includes my lecture ‘Crises of Territorial Integrity: Iraq and Nigeria’. My talk is from 11.50-38 minutes – … Continue reading

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My essay on Foucault’s La société punitive – forthcoming in Historical Materialism

My substantial (c. 8,000 words) essay on Foucault’s La société punitive is forthcoming in Historical Materialism. Thanks to Sebastian Budgen for his invitation to write this, and Alberto Toscano for taking it through two rounds of review. My shorter review of this important … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (ed.), Inhuman Nature – open access book from Punctum

Now available to download from Punctum books – Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (ed.), Inhuman Nature. Gathering into lively conversation scholars in medieval, early modern and object studies, Inhuman Nature explores the activity of the things, forces, and relations that enable, sustain and operate indifferently … Continue reading

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‘Exercises in the History of Ideas': An interview with Stuart Elden by Dale Leorke and Suneel Jethani

Back in March I was interviewed by two graduate students at the University of Melbourne, Dale Leorke and Suneel Jethani, about my writing, background and approach to work. It covers my work on territory, Heidegger, Foucault, Lefebvre, and Shakespeare and some future plans. … Continue reading

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A week at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design – speaking about Iraq and Nigeria, urban territory and Lefebvre

I’m now on my way home from a very interesting and enjoyable week at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. The invitation was to give one of the two keynote talks to a conference on the Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in … Continue reading

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Urbanomic new catalogue – Wolfendale, Châtelet, etc.

Innovative publishers Urbanomic have a new catalogue – including Peter Wolfendale’s Object-Orientated Philosophy, Gilles Châtelet’s To Live and Think like Pigs, Collapse VIII and more.  

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