Category Archives: Publishing

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (ed.), Inhuman Nature – open access book from Punctum

Now available to download from Punctum books – Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (ed.), Inhuman Nature. Gathering into lively conversation scholars in medieval, early modern and object studies, Inhuman Nature explores the activity of the things, forces, and relations that enable, sustain and operate indifferently … 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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Urbanomic new catalogue – Wolfendale, Châtelet, etc.

Innovative publishers Urbanomic have a new catalogue – including Peter Wolfendale’s Object-Orientated Philosophy, Gilles Châtelet’s To Live and Think like Pigs, Collapse VIII and more.  

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The Birth of Territory – published one year ago

The Birth of Territory was published one year ago. In that time it’s been reviewed in six journals, sold enough to suggest it will become my best-selling book, been the object of two ‘author meets critics’ sessions, and won two awards – … Continue reading

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Books received – Cowen, Doolen, Anderson, Boyd and Linehan, Foucault

A pile of books received. Deborah Cowen’s The Deadly Life of Logistics (from the publisher); Andy Doolen’s Territories of Empire (which I endorsed); Ben Anderson’s Encountering Affect and Boyd &  Linehan’s Ordnance (in recompense for Ashgate review work); L’Herne’s 2011 volume … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre’s 1954 doctoral thesis on peasant communities in the Pyrenees

This is very intriguing – it seems Lefebvre’s 1954 doctoral thesis on peasant communities in the Pyrenees is coming out in French. His secondary thesis La vallée du Campan was published in 1963, but this is the first publication of … Continue reading

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Tips for finishing a PhD from The Guardian

These tips from The Guardian are good, and many apply to writing books too.

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