Category Archives: The Space of the World

“Interview with Stuart Elden” at Groundwork

Another interview with me, conducted by Jordan Skinner, has been published at the Groundwork site – a blog run by past and present students of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. It ranges widely across … Continue reading

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Terricide – RGS-IBG audio available

My talk at the recent RGS-IBG conference is available here. This was part of a session on Geo-social formations: Capitalism and the Earth (details here and here), organised by Arun Saldanha, Kathryn Yusoff and Nigel Clark. Terricide – Lefebvre, Geopolitics and the Killing … Continue reading

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On writing books

Yesterday I reblogged Graham Harman’s post about his forthcoming Latour book Prince of Nodes (a sequel to Prince of Networks). In that post he reflects on how this means he is contracted to write three books simultaneously.  He suggests that … Continue reading

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New Geographies 4: Scales of the Earth reviewed

Issue 4 of Harvard GSD journal New Geographies was on the theme of ‘Scales of the Earth’. You can read a review of it here. New Geographies, 4: Scales of the Earth, edited by El Hadi Jazairy, centers on the … Continue reading

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Forthcoming talks

Several talks for the 2012/13 academic year have been arranged. Two lectures have been in the diary for a while – the Critical International and Political Studies annual lecture at the University of Warwick in October (abstract here), and the George M. … Continue reading

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Taking Stock – The Space of the World project

I mentioned in the last post that I was unsure where I was going with my The Space of the World project. Part of the reason for this is that I’ve now been rejected on three grant applications to help … Continue reading

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2013 publications

There will be three journal articles out in 2013, along with The Birth of Territory. Two of the articles are related to that book, but take arguments in different directions and link to future projects on Shakespeare and Foucault. The third links … Continue reading

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Back from Edinburgh

Good few days in Edinburgh, with a chance to catch up with old friends, though the rotten weather didn’t show the city at its finest. The ‘Bodies in Movement’ seminar on Coriolanus went well, with some really excellent responses from Paul … Continue reading

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Next things to do

The manuscript for The Birth of Territory, the image files and all the permissions paperwork went to University of Chicago Press yesterday. Of course, there are still copy-editing queries, proofs, index, cover discussions, marketing questionnaires and so on to come, but … Continue reading

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The Space of the World

A la limite, le problème qui se pose c’est celui des rapports de la pensée à la culture : comment se fait-il que la pensée ait un lieu dans l’espace du monde, qu’elle y ait comme une origine, et qu’elle … Continue reading

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