Category Archives: Society and Space

Books received – Derrida/Roudinesco, Nichols, Brennan, Neocleous, Shell, Society and Space

In all that packaging were four books from Stanford University Press in recompense for review work – Derrida/Roudinesco, For What Tomorrow… ; Timothy Brennan, Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the Colonies; Robert Nichols, The World of Freedom: Heidegger, Foucault, and the … Continue reading

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Books received – Foucault Lexicon, Lefebvre on Architecture, etc.

Henri Lefebvre’s Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment; Alberto Manguel’s The Library at Night; Janet Ruane’s Essentials of Research Methods; Bernard Pivot, Ecrire, Lire et en Parler (which contains the French version of a Foucault interview that is not in Dits et Écrits); the new issues of Theory, … Continue reading

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Books received – Avila, Axelos, Bleiker, Branch, Tribe

A few books received – Kostas Axelos’s final two books; Keith Tribe’s classic Land, Labour and Economic Discourse; Eric Avila, The Folklore of the Freeway; Roland Bleiker’s Aesthetics and World Politics; Jordan Branch’s The Cartographic State – and a pile of … Continue reading

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Gerry Kearns reviews The Birth of Territory – and a minor note on ‘land’

Gerry Kearns has written a review of The Birth of Territory for Society and Space. My sincere thanks to Gerry, and Veronica della Dora, who commissioned the review. The review is available open access, so I won’t quote from it here. It’s a … Continue reading

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Talking about Publishing, Urban Territory, and lots else

I was involved in three events this week. The first was the most wide-ranging – a filmed conversation with Babette Babich at Fordham University, that ranged from contemporary territorial issues to Kant, Leibniz, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Lefebvre; Greek geography to … Continue reading

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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?

[The most recent version can be found here.] 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 … Continue reading

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