Category Archives: The Birth of Territory

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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A year in review – publications, writing, talks, etc.

This is my last day of work in 2017. Tomorrow we head to Tenerife for ten days holiday, hoping for sunshine and lots of cycling. The last major work task I completed today was the copyediting queries for Shakespearean Territories. … Continue reading

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Shakespearean Territories – forthcoming with University of Chicago Press in Fall 2018

I am delighted to announce that my book Shakespearean Territories will be published by University of Chicago Press in Fall 2018. I received final approval yesterday, and the book is now in production. I published The Birth of Territory with the press … Continue reading

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The Birth of Territory – now available in Chinese translation

My 2013 book The Birth of Territory is now available in Chinese translation. It can be ordered here.  

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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 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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