Category Archives: Speaking Against Number

Earth, Terricide, Geo-metrics

I’ve now nearly finished writing my keynote lecture for the Regimes of Calculation and Global Governance workshop at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (September 19-20). The title is “Geo-metrics” (abstract here). This is the third in a sequence of … Continue reading

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Doctor of Letters

I’ve been awarded a DLitt degree (Doctor of Letters) from Durham University, on the basis of publications post-PhD. This is a so-called ‘higher doctorate’. I submitted three books – Understanding Henri Lefebvre, Speaking Against Numberand Terror and Territory – along … Continue reading

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Heidegger and Schmitt correspondence (again)

Twenty-five years after they first published it, Telos are again highlighting the letter Martin Heidegger sent to Carl Schmitt in August 1933. The point of the letter was to thank Schmitt for sending a copy of The Concept of the … Continue reading

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Heidegger’s handwriting

Came across this again (it’s mentioned in Speaking Against Number). Something very interesting in seeing the handwriting of people you’d only before read in print. With Foucault and Lefebvre I’ve seen originals in the archives; with Heidegger at the Heidegger museum … Continue reading

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Elden, Gregory, Sevilla-Buitrago in ACME

ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, Vol 10 No 2 is now available. It includes the English version of a discussion between me, Derek Gregory and Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago that was originally published earlier this year in a Spanish translation: … Continue reading

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Speaking Against Number price reduction

My 2006 book on Heidegger, Speaking Against Number, has been reduced in price at last. It has been over £50 since publication, and a paperback, though initially promised, never appeared. It is now available, in the UK at least, for … Continue reading

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Heidegger – Contributions to Philosophy new translation

This is really important news in Heidegger studies. The Beiträge zur Philosophie (Vom Ereignis) is coming out in a new translation. It will be out with Indiana University Press in April 2012, with the translation made by Richard Rojcewicz and Daniela … Continue reading

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End of the Leverhulme fellowship

Today is the last day of my Leverhulme major research fellowship. As of tomorrow I am on research leave. The Leverhulme award was to work on the history of the concept of territory project. I’d already been working on that … Continue reading

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Graham Harman on Open Access Publishing

Some interesting thoughts here, based on his experience with The Speculative Turn, and Prince of Networks. Much of this is undoubtedly right, and I think there is a lot of potential for these kinds of publishing outlets. 4-5,000 downloads of … Continue reading

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Books – availability

Terror and Territory has now been out for a year, and is into its second printing. Despite how the Continuum website portrays my Mapping the Present and Understanding Henri Lefebvre, the books are not out of print, but out of … Continue reading

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