All available online material for The Birth of Territory is available here. This includes three lectures on video; some audio recordings; a table of contents; and links to discussions on this blog of each chapter as I made the penultimate draft.
“Of: Becoming World”, comments on William E. Connolly, A World of Becoming (audio and slides)
Wendy Brown, “Walled States, Waning Sovereignty”, with discussant comments by Raia Prokovnik and Stuart Elden (video in fifteen parts; follow links from part one; my comments begin in part eight and continue in part nine).
“How should we do the history of territory?” University of California, Berkeley, 14th September 2011 (audio)
“Another Leibniz”, Association of American Geographers, 28 February 2012 (video of audio and slides)
“Secure the Volume: Vertical Geopolitics and the Depth of Power”, Committee for Social Theory public lecture, University of Kentucky, 30 March 2012 (video)
“Technologies of Bordering: Drawing Lines, Calculating Space”, Walls and Fences: The Politics and Ethics of Border Barriers, Yale University, 13 April 2012 (audio)
“Outside Territory”, Extraterritoriality conference, Paris, May 2012 (video)
“Shakespearean Territories”, CRIPS Annual Lecture, University of Warwick, 3 October 2012 (audio) – the example in this lecture is Hamlet
“Shakespearean Territories”, Politicised Literary Geographies workshop, Department of Geography, Durham University, 16 November 2012 (audio) – general overview of the project.
“Shakespearean Territories”, 1887 Society, Mansfield College, University of Oxford, 21 November 2012 (audio) – the example in this lecture is Henry V
“Reading Kant’s Geography”, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division annual meeting, Atlanta, 29 December 2012 (audio).
“Shakespearean Colonial Territories”, Department of Sociology, University of York, 16 January 2013 (audio) – the examples include The Tempest, Othello, Pericles and Antony and Cleopatra. You can see the two maps I discuss here.
“Shakespearean Territories: The Political Bodies of Coriolanus”, Politics, Philosophy and International Thought lecture, Aberystwyth University, 21 February 2013 (audio).
“Nigeria’s ‘War on Terror': The Geopolitics of Boko Haram”, Political Science &
International Relations and History Academic Fellowship Program Discipline
Group meeting, Open Society Institute, Büyükçekmece, Istanbul, 5 April 2013 (audio).
“Sloterdijk, In the World Interior of Capital“, Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, Los Angeles, 10 April 2013 (audio).
“Urban Territory: Violent Political Technologies in London and Kano”, Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, Los Angeles, 11 April 2013 (audio).
“The Dimensions of Territory”, Al Quds Bard Honors College, Abu Dis, 7 May 2013 (audio).
“Earth”, CityState Lexical-Political Workshop, Tel Aviv University, 23 June 2013 (audio).
“Terricide – Lefebvre, Geopolitics and the Killing of the Earth”. RGS-IBG annual conference, 28 August 2013 (audio).
“Shakespeare, Politics, Territory”, University of Warwick (a talk for prospective students aged 15-18), 21 October 2013 (audio)
“Undermining Geopolitics: Sea, Seabed, Ice”, ArcticNet conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 2013 (audio).
“The Birth of Territory”, RMIT University, Melbourne, 27 February 2014 (audio).
“Foucault’s La Société punitive”, Monash University, 3 March 2014 (audio).
“Foucault’s La Société punitive”, University of Melbourne, 4 March 2014 (audio).
“A Kind of Peculiar Territory”, The IBRU Workshop on International Law, State Sovereignty, and the Ice-Land-Water Interface, Durham University, 19-20 June 2014 (audio)
“Iraq and Nigeria: Crises of Territorial Integrity”, keynote to Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution through the Gulf War and Beyond, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 18 September 2014 (video)
‘Globe, Governmentality, Geometrics’, Groningen Lecture on Modes of Reasoning, 23 September 2014 (video) – this is an updated version of the ‘Geo-metrics’ lecture from Balsillie in 2013.
“Foucault, Subjectivity and Truth”, Nottingham Contemporary Gallery, 12 November 2014 (video)
‘Geopolitics, Geopower, Geometrics’, New Developments in Theory lecture, University of Basel, 24 November 2014 (audio) – very similar to Balsillie and Groningen lectures above.
Closing roundtable, Contested Political Spaces, University of Warwick, 28 November 2014, with contributions by Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Marijn Nieuwenhuis, Maria Roinova and Stuart Elden (audio).