Category Archives: The Birth of Territory

Warburg Institute library court-case begins

Times Higher Education has the story of the court-case to decide if the collection of the Warburg Institute can be broken up. This has been a threat for several years, and that it will be resolved in court is a … 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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Comments on territory for the Ice-Law workshop at Durham – audio recording

I spent the second half of last week back in Durham at a workshop organised by Phil Steinberg on Ice Law or, to give it its full title - The IBRU Workshop on International Law, State Sovereignty, and the Ice-Land-Water Interface. I used … Continue reading

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David Storey reviews The Birth of Territory in Journal of Historical Geography

David Storey reviews The Birth of Territory in Journal of Historical Geography (requires subscription or email me). Here’s the final paragraph. This is a work of history, political science, law and philosophy as well as a work of geography. In telling the … Continue reading

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Gerry Kearns reviews The Birth of Territory – and a minor note on ‘land’

Gerry Kearns has written a review of The Birth of Territory for Society and Space. My sincere thanks to Gerry, and Veronica della Dora, who commissioned the review. The review is available open access, so I won’t quote from it here. It’s a … Continue reading

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Tom Conley reviews The Birth of Territory in Imago Mundi

Tom Conley reviews The Birth of Territory in Imago Mundi (subscription required). It’s a thoughtful, generous and engaged review. Here’s the first paragraph: Readers of Imago Mundi will appreciate this book for what it does along the fringes the history … Continue reading

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AAG award citation for The Birth of Territory

I announced the AAG Meridian award for The Birth of Territory before, but they have now posted the citation online: AAG Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography This award is given for a book written by a geographer … Continue reading

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Talking about Publishing, Urban Territory, and lots else

I was involved in three events this week. The first was the most wide-ranging – a filmed conversation with Babette Babich at Fordham University, that ranged from contemporary territorial issues to Kant, Leibniz, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Lefebvre; Greek geography to … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory – a short piece at the Politics@Warwick blog

There is a short piece on The Birth of Territory at the Politics@Warwick blog.

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