Category Archives: The Birth of Territory

The Birth of Territory reviewed in Political Theory by Hans Lindahl and Progress in Human Geography by Marco Antonsich

The Birth of Territory is reviewed in Political Theory by Hans Lindahl – requires subscription. Here’s the final paragraph: From a philosophical viewpoint, Elden’s book is most interesting for the question it poses yet leaves unanswered: what is the relation between power and … Continue reading

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Poster for Shakespeare and territory talk in Cambridge on Wednesday 25 November

Details at the Cambridge University Geography Society Facebook page.

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Global Discourse book award symposium on The Birth of Territory

I’ve previously linked to the two reviews in the Global Discourse book award symposium on The Birth of Territory, by Jordan Branch and Jeppe Strandsbjerg. My response is now online. It requires subscription, but a preprint is here.

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in The Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies by Whanyung Kim

There is a a review essay on The Birth of Territory in The Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies by Whanyung Kim. This a journal of the Northeast Asian History Network, but the review is in English and is open access … Continue reading

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Everything you always wanted to know about territory, but were afraid to ask Shakespeare – talk to Cambridge University Geographical Society, 25 November 2015

I’ll be giving the talk I gave at Warwick on Shakespeare’s King John again on the 23rd November at UCL at 6pm (abstract and details here). Then two days later I’ll be giving a talk to the Cambridge University Geography Society, at … Continue reading

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Journal of Historical Geography review forum on The Birth of Territory published (Legg, Heffernan, McDonagh, Cohen, Sassen, Elden)

The review forum on The Birth of Territory in Journal of Historical Geography is now published. Reviews by Stephen Legg, Michael Heffernan, Briony McDonagh, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Saskia Sassen, and a response by me. The full article requires subscription, but there is a preprint … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain”, video of Architectural Association lecture

The video of my lecture on “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain“, given as a Landscape Urbanism Open School Event, Architectural Association lecture on  7/10/2015 is now available. The volume is very quiet, and it begins a few moments in … Continue reading

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Today, 1pm, Architectural Association, London – “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain”

Today at 1pm I’ll be giving a lecture to the Landscape Urbanism Programme at the Architectural Association, London: “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain”,  (abstract and details). I understand that the talk will be recorded and made available online. The lecture will range … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in Politička misao by Višeslav Raos (in Croatian)

The Birth of Territory has been reviewed in Politička misao by Višeslav Raos (in Croatian). The review is open access, and is the second review in a Croatian journal (see also the one in Croatian International Relations Review by Daniel Šaric – also open … Continue reading

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Audio recording of talk on terrain and territory from AAG 2015

The audio recording of my 22 April 2015 AAG talk on ‘The Geophysics of Territory’ is available here (18 minutes). This was in sessions co-organised with Gastón Gordillo; Derek Gregory and Setha Low acted as discussants. The talk ranges across quite … Continue reading

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