Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

A new project on Lefebvre’s rural writings with Adam David Morton

At the Warwick Politics and International Studies blog, Politics Reconsidered, Adam David Morton and I have a short post introducing a new research project. Entitled ‘Why read a long dead French Marxist to think about land struggles today?‘ the post discusses Lefebvre’s … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Vers une architecture de la jouissance

While there is a published translation into English, Henri Lefebvre’s 1973 manuscript Vers une architecture de la jouissance has, until now, not been available in French. Now an excerpt has been published in Criticat, and a full edition may be forthcoming. This issue of … Continue reading

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Books received – Linklater on land, Stubbs on Krautrock, Recherches 13 and Foucault, Lefebvre et. al. interviews

A book of interviews with, among others, Foucault and Lefebvre; one of the collaborative projects with which Foucault  was involved; David Stubbs, Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany and Andro Linklater‘s last book Owning the Earth: The Transforming History of Land … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Publications – new page and some preprints

I’ve added a forthcoming publications page to the site, along with links to a few preprints. These are only for publications currently in production – it doesn’t include things under review or being drafted. I’m hoping the Boko Haram paper will … 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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A week at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design – speaking about Iraq and Nigeria, urban territory and Lefebvre

I’m now on my way home from a very interesting and enjoyable week at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. The invitation was to give one of the two keynote talks to a conference on the Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in … Continue reading

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Books received – Querrien, Recherches, Gordillo, Piper, Lefebvre

Three books linked to Michel Foucault’s collaborative work with CERFI; Gastón Gordillo’s Rubble (see my interview with Gastón at societyandspace.com); Karen Piper’s The Price of Thirst; a first edition of Henri Lefebvre’s study of the Pyrenees, and the new issues of … Continue reading

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