Category Archives: Shakespearean Territories

Upcoming talks – Harvard, Groningen, Basel

I have three visiting lectures coming up over the next couple of months. In mid-September, I’ll be speaking at a conference on ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution through the Gulf War and Beyond’ at … Continue reading

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Completing other tasks – returning to the Foucault’s Last Decade project

Over the past few months I’ve taken a break from the Foucault work, due to other commitments. Some of these were related to The Birth of Territory. One was an author response to ‘critics’ from the session on the book at the Association of American … Continue reading

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A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich – Fordham University video

A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich A long discussion at the Fordham University television studios – ranges across my work and lots of topics, including territory today and historically, Lefebvre, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Shakespeare… Many thanks to Babette … Continue reading

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Archipelago/Funambulist Conversation between Léopold Lambert and Stuart Elden on Territory and Volume

I’ve linked to content on Archipelago – the podcast companion site to Léopold Lambert’s The Funambulist – before. This time it’s a discussion with me, conducted at the CUSP offices in New York, and mainly discussing my 2013 article “Secure the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in New York: Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth – a short review

Warning: if you are planning on seeing this production of Macbeth, I’d suggest not reading further. There are spoilers about the production I would not have wanted to know beforehand.     The staging of Macbeth at the Park Avenue … Continue reading

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Simon Russell Beale as King Lear; Kenneth Branagh as Macbeth

Tomorrow – my last full day in New York – will be a day of Shakespeare. At lunch time I am going to see the ‘live in Cinema’ screening at the Brooklyn Academy of Music of King Lear with Simon Russell Beale … Continue reading

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Outside Territory – video recording of my 2012 Paris lecture

This is the video recording of my talk at the Extraterritoriality conference of the Exterritory project in Paris in May 2012. Watching the video recording now, almost two years on, is a strange experience. I said a bit at the time about … Continue reading

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