Category Archives: Territory

Upcoming talks – Harvard, Groningen, Basel

I have three visiting lectures coming up over the next couple of months. In mid-September, I’ll be speaking at a conference on ‘Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution through the Gulf War and Beyond’ at … Continue reading

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Assessing the Damage and Destruction in Gaza – NYT map

Click on the map to go to the New York Times interactive maps.

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in Croatian International Relations Review

The Birth of Territory has been reviewed in Croatian International Relations Review by Daniel Šaric (open access). Here’s the first paragraph: Stuart Elden’s new book The Birth of Territory is a magisterial and in parts almost encyclopedic work. The book covers … Continue reading

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Joshua Hagen reviews The Birth of Territory in Geographical Review

A nice review of The Birth of Territory in Geographical Review, by Joshua Hagen (requires subscription). Here’s the concluding paragraph: Elden is to be commended for his keen analysis that tackles rather complex issues of meaning and translation while remaining eminently readable. … Continue reading

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Some links on the situation in Gaza – and Verso’s The Case for Sanctions Against Israel free to download

The desperate situation on Gaza continues… some things worth reading, as something of a balance to the mainstream media The Funambulist has had some excellent analysis, in word and image by Léopold Lambert  – clicking the map below takes to … Continue reading

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Top ten posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Special Issue on Ranciere What is neoliberalism? Foucault’s Last Decade – Update 12 Bruno Latour – Some advantages of the notion of “Critical Zone” for Geopolitics Guattari, Felix 2012 Schizoanalytic Cartographies, reviewed by Thomas Jellis Foucault’s Last Decade Peter Sloterdijk, … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour – Some advantages of the notion of “Critical Zone” for Geopolitics

An intriguing short piece by Bruno Latour – ‘Some advantages of the notion of “Critical Zone” for Geopolitics’ – available to download from his website. Abstract: The relatively new concept of “critical zones”, much like that of the “Anthropocene”, signals … Continue reading

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