Category Archives: Terror and Territory

The Birth of Territory reviewed in Antipode by Phillip Campanile

There is a critical review of The Birth of Territory by Phillip Campanile in Antipode (pdf). Campanile clearly found the book frustrating in its mode of execution, but also not linked explicitly enough to contemporary debates. As he rightly notes, though, the book sits … Continue reading

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Books received

Two of the three volumes of Heidegger’s Schwarze Hefte; an issue of Critique from a couple of years ago that has a review essay of Terror and Territory; and the new issues of TCS and Area.

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The Birth of Territory wins the 2013 Association of American Geographers Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography

I have recently been given the good news that the The Birth of Territory has been awarded the 2013 Association of American Geographers Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography. I’m obviously delighted by the news, but also … Continue reading

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“The territorial integrity of Ukraine must be respected” – what is territorial integrity?

Like most people I’ve been following the news of developments in Ukraine with fascination and alarm. I certainly don’t know enough about the country to venture any specific opinions on the situation there. What I would say, though, is there … Continue reading

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‘Territory and Transgression: A Conversation with Stuart Elden’ @thepolisblog

A long interview with me, conducted by Peter Sigrist, has just been published at Polis. It covers most of my current and past interests, including territory, Lefebvre, Foucault, Sloterdijk, Heidegger, politics,  my time in Israel/Palestine, publishing, literature and film… Many … Continue reading

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Funambulist paper 46 – Grégoire Chamayou’s Manhunts: From Territory to Space? – by Stuart Elden

A short article by me, entitled ‘Grégoire Chamayou’s Manhunts: From Territory to Space?’ has been posted as the 46th Funambulist paper (open access). In it I discuss Chamayou’s book Manhunts in relation to my own work on territory. Thanks to … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory & Terror and Territory introductions available online

You can read the introductions to my books The Birth of Territory and Terror and Territory online here. Previews of books by my colleagues in Politics & International Studies at Warwick can be found by going to research cluster pages and following the links … Continue reading

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Disclosure – issue on Security, with an interview with Jane Guyer, Stuart Elden, Russ Castronovo and Michael Hardt

The new issue of the University of Kentucky journal DisClosure is now available. It is on the theme of Security, and includes excerpts from an interview with me from when I visited UK last year, alongside contributions from Jane Guyer, … Continue reading

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The Dimensions of Territory – audio of talk at Al Quds Bard Honors College

The audio recording of my talk earlier this month at Al Quds Bard Honors College, “The Dimensions of Territory”, is available here. For people who know my work on territory it doesn’t have much new, but it tries to give … Continue reading

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Doctor of Letters

I’ve been awarded a DLitt degree (Doctor of Letters) from Durham University, on the basis of publications post-PhD. This is a so-called ‘higher doctorate’. I submitted three books – Understanding Henri Lefebvre, Speaking Against Numberand Terror and Territory – along … Continue reading

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