Category Archives: Terror and Territory

Stuart Elden, Speaking Against Number (EUP 2006) now available at reduced price

My 2006 book Speaking Against Number: Heidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation is now available at reduced price from Edinburgh University Press. It was only ever published in hardback, and previously available only at a very high price. It’s … Continue reading

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Translation of ‘Territory without Borders’ in Iran’s Shargh Daily

My 2011 short essay ‘Territory without Borders‘, which originally appeared in the Harvard International Review, has been translated for the May 28, 2017 issue of the Iranian paper Shargh Daily. My thanks to Sahand Sattari for making the translation. In 2015 he … Continue reading

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Terrain’s Volume – video of my lecture to the Technologies of Space symposium in Oslo

Terrain’s Volume – video of my lecture to the Technologies of Space: Verticality, Volume, Infrastructure symposium in Oslo in March 2017. The overall introduction is by Liv Hausken; the introduction to my lecture is by Susanne Østby Sather. The version here doesn’t show … Continue reading

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The morning after the day before – contemporary politics and research directions

There are many things on which to reflect from yesterday’s events in the USA. One side of my extended family is in Ohio, Michigan and Alabama, so this is personally as well as generally political. But I was supposed to … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory review essay in Tulsa Law Review by Bartholomew Sparrow

A thoughtful and generous review essay of my 2013 book The Birth of Territory has just been published – “Territory Delimited“, Tulsa Law Review by Bartholomew Sparrow (open access). I was particularly pleased with these two general paragraphs, which follow a detailed survey of what the … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain”, video of Architectural Association lecture

The video of my lecture on “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain“, given as a Landscape Urbanism Open School Event, Architectural Association lecture on  7/10/2015 is now available. The volume is very quiet, and it begins a few moments in … Continue reading

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Today, 1pm, Architectural Association, London – “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain”

Today at 1pm I’ll be giving a lecture to the Landscape Urbanism Programme at the Architectural Association, London: “Territory – Political Technology, Volume, Terrain”,  (abstract and details). I understand that the talk will be recorded and made available online. The lecture will range … Continue reading

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Feature on Terror and Territory (interview, review and profile) in Iran’s Shargh Daily

There is a full-page feature on my 2009 book Terror and Territory in Iran’s Shargh Daily newspaper. It was put together by Sahand Sattari, and includes a translation of an interview with Exploring Geopolitics, a review of the book, and a short profile of my background, publications and current … Continue reading

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Audio recording of talk on terrain and territory from AAG 2015

The audio recording of my 22 April 2015 AAG talk on ‘The Geophysics of Territory’ is available here (18 minutes). This was in sessions co-organised with Gastón Gordillo; Derek Gregory and Setha Low acted as discussants. The talk ranges across quite … Continue reading

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Theory and Other Languages – short article at E-IR

I have a short piece entitled “Theory and Other Languages” at E-IR (open access). This was written on the request for a piece on this topic by Jan Tattenberg. It’s an autobiographical piece about how my work has been conducted … Continue reading

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