Category Archives: Foucault: The Birth of Power

The Early Foucault and Intellectual History – talk at the Institute of Historical Research, 2 February 2017

I’ll also be giving some talks on Foucault over the next couple of months. First, at the Philosophy of History seminar at the Institute of Historical Research, 2 February 2017 at 5.30pm. This talk will begin with a discussion of … Continue reading

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‘Foucault in Ireland’ – 24 March 2017, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin

On 23 March I’ll be visiting National University of Ireland Maynooth to give a seminar. The following day I’ll be one of the participants in a symposium at the Royal Irish Academy – ‘Foucault and Ireland’. This one-day symposium reviews … Continue reading

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Books received – author copies of Foucault: The Birth of Power

The remaining author copies of Foucault: The Birth of Power – which means that the book is now shipping if you order direct. Amazon etc. might take a bit longer to have stocks…  

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A year in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to my ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2016 with a lengthy manuscript on the 1969-75 period of Foucault’s work, partly developed from the large sections cut from the manuscript of Foucault’s Last Decade. The main task accomplished in the first part of this year was … Continue reading

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An early Christmas present – an advance copy of Foucault: The Birth of Power

Just before I head off on holiday, an advance copy of Foucault: The Birth of Power. The book will be available in the UK in January and a little later worldwide. There is a short post about it on the Polity … Continue reading

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Short blog post on Foucault: The Birth of Power

Over at the Polity Books blog I have a short piece on Foucault: The Birth of Power, which will be out in very early 2017. In 1969 Foucault published The Archaeology of Knowledge, a theoretical and methodological treatise which summarised … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault – beginning work on a possible book

When I was in Australia early last year I bumped into Mark Kelly on the University of Melbourne campus. We had a conversation about the work each of us was doing on Foucault, and I said that after I’d finished … Continue reading

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Interview with Tank magazine on Foucault’s Last Decade

I’m interviewed by Thomas Roueché in the new issue of Tank magazine about Foucault’s Last Decade. The interview was conducted by phone, and then transcribed.

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Foucault’s Last Decade – discussion with Peter Gratton, Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor in Symposium (open access)

Peter Gratton, “Foucault’s Last Decade: An Interview with Stuart Elden, Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor“, Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, Vol 20 No 2, 2016, pp. 181-211. The interview is open access in pdf form.

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Endorsements for Foucault: The Birth of Power from Caren Kaplan and Bernard Harcourt

Two very generous endorsements for my next book Foucault: The Birth of Power, due out in early 2017. ‘Foucault: The Birth of Power opens an illuminating window into the process of political awakening and philosophical transformation as intellectual history. Drawing … Continue reading

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