Category Archives: Books

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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Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome V : Histoire des sciences, épistémologie, commémorations 1966-1995 – delayed again (now September 2018)

Georges Canguilhem, Œuvres complètes Tome V : Histoire des sciences, épistémologie, commémorations 1966-1995 was originally due to appear in January 2018. It has slipped three times – to March, to May and is now listed for September. Quelque cent vingt écrits publiés … Continue reading

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Ruben Pfizenmaier reviews Foucault’s Last Decade at KULT online

Ruben Pfizenmaier reviews Foucault’s Last Decade (Polity 2016) at KULT online. It’s a thoughtful and very generous review, available open access. Here’s the abstract. In Foucault’s Last Decade Stuart Elden portrays the intellectual history of the last ten years of Michel Foucault’s … Continue reading

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‘Shakespeare’s View of the World’ – Warwick news story on my forthcoming Shakespearean Territories

Yesterday was Shakespeare’s birthday, and Warwick used the date to put out a brief story about my forthcoming book Shakespearean Territories. Entitled ‘Shakespeare’s View of the World‘ it has some quotes from me about how Shakespeare helps us to understand territory. … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 17: Canguilhem, Beinecke library and back to Foucault

I wrote the last update on this book over two months ago, just as I was finishing up an extended research visit to Paris. Since then I’ve mainly been focusing on the Canguilhem manuscript, which is inching toward a near … Continue reading

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

I’ll be talking about Foucault’s Les aveux de la chair at Goldsmiths University on May 9th at 3pm at the Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought. Full details here. Richard Hoggart Building room 137, 3-5pm Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, SE14 … Continue reading

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Books received – Mitchell, Delaporte, Malpas

Two books by François Delaporte – Figures of Medicine and Chagas Disease -and two books I mentioned earlier – Jeff Malpas, Place and Experience A Philosophical Topography, second edition and Katharyne Mitchell, Making Workers: Radical Geographies of Education. At the moment … Continue reading

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It’s that time again… proofreading Shakespearean Territories

Last stage of my work for Shakespearean Territories – the book will be published in October 2018 by University of Chicago Press.

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