Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

Elizabeth Lebas obituary

I was sorry to hear the news of the death of Elizabeth Lebas. The Guardian has an obituary from her daughter, Anna Goldie. I worked with Elizabeth on the Key Writings collection of Henri Lefebvre’s work, along with Eleonore Kofman. Kofman and Lebas … Continue reading

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Nine critical theory books from June

critical-theory.com has a round-up of recently published books – Foucault, Lefebvre, Balso, Crary, etc.

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A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich – Fordham University video

A Conversation between Stuart Elden and Babette Babich A long discussion at the Fordham University television studios – ranges across my work and lots of topics, including territory today and historically, Lefebvre, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Shakespeare… Many thanks to Babette … Continue reading

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Kostas Axelos, On Marx and Heidegger – forthcoming with Meson Press, translated by Kenneth Mills and edited by Stuart Elden

As I’ve mentioned here before, in recent months I’ve edited a translation, compiled the notes, and written an introduction for a forthcoming book. The publisher is Meson Press (a new publisher based at Lüneborg University) and their website is now available, so I’m able to … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Lefebvre etc. (2 of 3)

The new translation of Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil and On the Genealogy of Morality; Lefebvre’s Trois textes pour le theâtre; Virilio’s Open Sky; Trawny’s Heidegger und der Mythos der jüdischen Weltverschwörung; Harvey’s The Urban Experience; the new edition of a … Continue reading

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Critical Theory books that came out in May

A nice round-up of some recent books – Derrida, Laclau, Lefebvre, Damlé, Flusser, etc. -at critical-theory.com  

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Kostas Axelos in English – a bibliography with links

I’ve made a page with a list of pieces by Kostas Axelos in English with links, along with a few suggestions of secondary reading. It includes all the pieces of which I am aware. Additions or corrections welcome. The picture in this post comes from his … Continue reading

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Lefebvre, The Critique of Everyday Life – one volume edition out, 50% off plus e-book, and competition

Verso have just published Lefebvre’s Critique of Everyday Life  in a single volume, with a 50% discount and bundled e-book for a limited time, and a competition to win 10 copies.

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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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Lefebvre and the devil – some thoughts from Angus Cameron

Angus Cameron has some thoughts on one of Lefebvre’s little-known essays, ‘The Metamorphoses of the Devil’, which appeared in An Introduction to Modernity (now available for very little in the Verso Radical Thinkers series). In a very entertaining essay first published … Continue reading

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