Category Archives: Books

Shakespearean Territories (forthcoming Oct 2018, University of Chicago Press) – endorsements and description

Three very generous endorsements of Shakespearean Territories – from a philosopher, geographer and literary theorist. The book is forthcoming in October 2018 from University of Chicago Press and is available to preorder from usual outlets. “Shakespearean Territories is a truly groundbreaking volume … Continue reading

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Understanding Henri Lefebvre published in Korean translation (with text of English version of new preface)

My 2004 book Understanding Henri Lefebvre: Theory and the Possible has been published in Korean translation by Kyungsung University Press. My two recent Foucault books are also forthcoming in Korean with Nanjing Publishing House. (If anyone has a link to the … Continue reading

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Future work and summer plans – Shakespeare, Canguilhem, Lefebvre and back to Foucault

Although the Shakespeare Territories book is coming out in a few months, I’ve been back working on Shakespeare. Initially this was for a summary article of the book’s argument for a short article for Territory, Politics, Governance, which should be … Continue reading

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Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Foucault – Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, 23 June 2018

A reminder of the Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Shakespeare and Foucault – to be held at Garrick’s Temple, Hampton, on Saturday 23 June 2018. Full details here and programme here. Booking is essential (£20 registration fee). David Garrick built his Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Pod Save Austria – English version of talk and discussion on ‘Terror and the State of Territory’

I shared the German version of this last week, but the English version is now available online. Pod Save Austria – ‘Terror and the State of Territory’ It begins with a 15 minute talk by me, and then a discussion … Continue reading

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Terror und Territorium – podcast with Stuart Elden, Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch (in German)

Terror und Territorium – podcast with me (dubbed in German), Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch. The rest of the series is here. Die Verbindung von Staat und Territorium galt lange als fixiert, die Welt geteilt durch Grenzen, die klar und … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Confessions of the Flesh – audio recording of talk at Goldsmiths, 9 May 2018

I gave a talk about Foucault’s Les aveux de la chair on May 9th at the Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought, Goldsmiths University. Full details here. The talk was based on my review essay on the book, published on the … Continue reading

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Recent reviews of my Foucault books – Mike Gane, JM Moore and Nancy Luxon

Foucault: The Birth of Power is reviewed by Nancy Luxon in Perspectives in Politics, and by JM Moore in Justice, Power and Resistance. That book, and Foucault’s Last Decade are also discussed in a review essay by Mike Gane in … Continue reading

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Audio recordings of talks on Shakespearean Territories at Queen Mary and King’s College London

Both these talks summarise the Shakespearean Territories book, forthcoming from University of Chicago Press in October 2018. The Queen Mary talk was part of a workshop on ‘Territory’s Value’, with Charles Maier and organised by Simon Reid-Henry. It’s about 20 … Continue reading

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Pod save Austria: Addresses on the State of the Nation(s), 14-20 May 2018

I’ll be speaking at this event, with my talk on 19 May on the topic of ‘Terror and the State of Territory’. Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch will be responding. My talk will draw on previous work on territory, both … Continue reading

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