Category Archives: Society and Space

Interview with Gastón Gordillo by Stuart Elden in Society and Space

Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on an interview with Gastón Gordillo, Professor of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, and the author of several books including Landscapes of Devils: Tensions of Place and Memory in the Argentinean Chaco and the forthcoming Rubble: … Continue reading

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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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Dallas Rogers on the Sydney Metropolitan Zoning Strategy

Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Sydney Metropolitan Zoning Strategy Dallas Rogers’ article in Society and Space 32(1), “The Sydney Metropolitan Strategy as a zoning technology: analyzing the spatial and temporal dimensions of obsolescence” is available…

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Books received (4 of 4)

New issues of journals – TCS, RIPE, Geographica Helvetica, RIS, The Professional Geographer, Society and Space, Annals of the AAG, and British Academy Review.

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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

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Books received – From Above, Intolérable, The Politics of Ourselves…

Philippe Artières (ed.), Intolérable: Groupe d’information sur les prisons; Peter Adey, Mark Whitehead and Alison Williams (eds.), From Above: War, Violence and Verticality; Amy Allen, The Politics of Ourselves; the Theory, Culture & Society annual review; and the latest Society and Space.

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Books received

Mainly in recompense for review work – Matthew Farish, The Contours of America’s Cold War; Braun & Whatmore, Political Matter; Sampson, Virality; Goldberg, Tempest in the Caribbean; Rutherford, Governing the Wild; Reece Jones, Border Walls and the latest issue of … Continue reading

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Society and Space – from editor to one of the editors

Society and Space Vol 31 No 5 marks the formal end of my role as the editor of the journal, though I continue as one of the editors. Previously the journal has had an editor – initially Michael Dear, then Gerry … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo’s Rubble gets closer

At his Space and Politics blog, Gastón Gordillo has posted the backcover text for his book Rubble: The Afterlife of Destruction – forthcoming with Duke University Press. He also notes that there is a longer summary of the book here. I’ll be interviewing … Continue reading

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