Category Archives: My Publications

Where to start with reading Peter Sloterdijk?

Where should you start with reading Peter Sloterdijk? I have previously done this with Henri Lefebvre, and Chathan Vemuri asked me the same question for Sloterdijk. This is my attempt at answering this, largely in relation to works already in translation – … Continue reading

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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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Melbourne talks on The Birth of Territory and Foucault – final details

Final details for my four talks over the next two weeks in Melbourne: 26 February 2014, 12.30pm, “The Birth of Territory”, Monash University, Melbourne (Room N502, Menzies Building, Clayton Campus) – flyer, website 27 February 2014, 5pm, “The Birth of Territory”, RMIT University, Melbourne … Continue reading

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Talks in Melbourne this month on The Birth of Territory

I will be giving two talks on The Birth of Territory this month in Melbourne. 26 February 2014, 12.30pm, “The Birth of Territory”, Monash University, Melbourne (Room N502, Menzies Building, Clayton Campus) - flyer, website 27 February 2014, 5pm, “The Birth of Territory”, RMIT University, … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade – eighth update

The first thing I did on arrival in Melbourne was finish work on a short piece on Grégoire Chamayou’s Manhunts for The Funambulist, which returns to some of the arguments I’ve made about Foucault and territory. I’m grateful to Léopold … Continue reading

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“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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‘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

Posted in Bruno Latour, Foucault's Last Decade, Mapping the Present, Michel Foucault, My Publications, Peter Sloterdijk, Politics, Publishing, Ray Brassier, Society and Space, Speaking Against Number, Territory, Terror and Territory, The Birth of Territory, Travel, Universities, urban/urbanisation, Writing | 1 Comment

Books received

The new collection of Shakespeare and others’s Collaborative Plays (see also the news story on this in The Guardian); two issues of Theory, Culture & Society; and the International Politics and Performance collection – hot off the press. I have … Continue reading

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Lefebvre, Rhythmanalysis reissue

The reissue of Lefebvre’s Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time and Everyday Life is now out from Bloomsbury. It includes translations of Lefebvre’s book ‘Elements of Rhythmanalysis’, two related essays, and an introduction by me. As far as I know there are no … 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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