Category Archives: The Birth of Territory

The Birth of Territory reviewed in Law, Culture and the Humanities by Thanos Zartaloudis

The Birth of Territory is reviewed in Law, Culture and the Humanities by Thanos Zartaloudis (requires subscription). It’s a generous summary of the book and says a few things about the legal aspects of the argument. To the legal audience … 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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Korean translations of Understanding Henri Lefebvre and Foucault’s Last Decade forthcoming

Translations of Understanding Henri Lefebvre and Foucault’s Last Decade are forthcoming in Korean with Kyungsung University Press and Nanjang Publishing House respectively. These might be the first of my authored books to appear in translation, since potential translations of The Birth of Territory into … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in Political Theory by Hans Lindahl and Progress in Human Geography by Marco Antonsich

The Birth of Territory is reviewed in Political Theory by Hans Lindahl – requires subscription. Here’s the final paragraph: From a philosophical viewpoint, Elden’s book is most interesting for the question it poses yet leaves unanswered: what is the relation between power and … Continue reading

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Poster for Shakespeare and territory talk in Cambridge on Wednesday 25 November

Details at the Cambridge University Geography Society Facebook page.

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Global Discourse book award symposium on The Birth of Territory

I’ve previously linked to the two reviews in the Global Discourse book award symposium on The Birth of Territory, by Jordan Branch and Jeppe Strandsbjerg. My response is now online. It requires subscription, but a preprint is here.

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in The Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies by Whanyung Kim

There is a a review essay on The Birth of Territory in The Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies by Whanyung Kim. This a journal of the Northeast Asian History Network, but the review is in English and is open access … Continue reading

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Everything you always wanted to know about territory, but were afraid to ask Shakespeare – talk to Cambridge University Geographical Society, 25 November 2015

I’ll be giving the talk I gave at Warwick on Shakespeare’s King John again on the 23rd November at UCL at 6pm (abstract and details here). Then two days later I’ll be giving a talk to the Cambridge University Geography Society, at … Continue reading

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Journal of Historical Geography review forum on The Birth of Territory published (Legg, Heffernan, McDonagh, Cohen, Sassen, Elden)

The review forum on The Birth of Territory in Journal of Historical Geography is now published. Reviews by Stephen Legg, Michael Heffernan, Briony McDonagh, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Saskia Sassen, and a response by me. The full article requires subscription, but there is a preprint … 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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