Category Archives: My Publications

2014 in review – talks, publications and writing

I gave 22 talks of various kinds outside of regular teaching in 2014. These talks were in Australia, the United States, Switzerland, Holland and the UK. Some of these were on the Foucault project, some were related to The Birth of … Continue reading

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Geographical Magazine – adding a territorial perspective to ‘The Winter of Middle East discontent’

I am one of four featured academics in a piece in Geographical Magazine on ‘The Winter of Middle East discontent’ – adding a territorial perspective to issues. I relate the challenges to boundaries by Islamic State to what is happening in … Continue reading

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Basel ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar

I got back earlier today from two enjoyable days at the University of Basel for the ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and the ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar. The lecture was on ‘Geopolitics, Geopower, Geometrics’ and the morning of the seminar looked at … Continue reading

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Preprints of a couple of forthcoming publications now available

I’ve added the preprints of a couple of forthcoming publications, on Foucault and territory respectively, to the page on this site.

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“The geopolitics of Boko Haram and Nigeria’s ‘war on terror’” – now published in The Geographical Journal

My paper on Boko Haram is now published in The Geographical Journal. The paper requires subscription, but if you can’t get it another way, please feel free to ask me for a copy. Here’s the abstract. The April 2014 kidnapping of … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Publications – new page and some preprints

I’ve added a forthcoming publications page to the site, along with links to a few preprints. These are only for publications currently in production – it doesn’t include things under review or being drafted. I’m hoping the Boko Haram paper will … Continue reading

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My essay on Foucault’s La société punitive – forthcoming in Historical Materialism

My substantial (c. 8,000 words) essay on Foucault’s La société punitive is forthcoming in Historical Materialism. Thanks to Sebastian Budgen for his invitation to write this, and Alberto Toscano for taking it through two rounds of review. My shorter review of this important … Continue reading

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‘Exercises in the History of Ideas': An interview with Stuart Elden by Dale Leorke and Suneel Jethani

Back in March I was interviewed by two graduate students at the University of Melbourne, Dale Leorke and Suneel Jethani, about my writing, background and approach to work. It covers my work on territory, Heidegger, Foucault, Lefebvre, and Shakespeare and some future plans. … 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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