Category Archives: The Space of the World

Next things to do

The manuscript for The Birth of Territory, the image files and all the permissions paperwork went to University of Chicago Press yesterday. Of course, there are still copy-editing queries, proofs, index, cover discussions, marketing questionnaires and so on to come, but … Continue reading

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The Space of the World

A la limite, le problème qui se pose c’est celui des rapports de la pensée à la culture : comment se fait-il que la pensée ait un lieu dans l’espace du monde, qu’elle y ait comme une origine, et qu’elle … Continue reading

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Earth book series – Waterfall and Volcano

Interesting looking series just launched with two titles out. One of the planned chapters of my The Space of the World book is on ‘earth’ and I’m interested in the relation between theories of the earth and world. But I … Continue reading

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Political Geology: Stratigraphies of Power

I’ll be speaking at a conference on Political Geology: Stratigraphies of Power on 21 June at Lancaster University  – I’ll be giving an abbreviated version of the ‘Fossils’ paper I gave in Canberra and Macau last year. Thanks to Kathryn Yusoff … Continue reading

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review of New Geographies 4: Scales of the Earth

Nice review of this project, here – New Geographies, a publication series initiated and edited by six doctoral candidates at the Harvard Graduate School of Design… Distancing itself from conventional positions and professional boundaries, the journal collects critical essays and … Continue reading

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Kentucky Social Theory lecture

The lecture was yesterday, and seemed to be well received. It was a busy day – an interview with the graduate student journal disClosure, a lunch with the faculty teaching the Social Theory seminar, the lecture itself, followed by questions, … Continue reading

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Secure the Volume: Vertical Geopolitics and the Depth of Power

For the past several days I’ve been writing – and almost as importantly, working with the images for – my lecture for Kentucky. At the moment it looks like it will cover… Area, Volume, Territory, Boundedness, the Volumetric, Political Technology, … Continue reading

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Kentucky poster

Nice poster for my talk in Kentucky next week – you can see the earlier ones for Michael Hardt and Russ Castronovo, and the series as a whole, here.

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More free papers

Another five papers I have uploaded to this site: Elden, S. Heidegger’s Animals. Continental Philosophy Review. 2006;39:273-91. Elden, S. Kostas Axelos and the World of the Arguments Circle. In: Bourg, J. After the Deluge: New Perspectives on Postwar French Intellectual … Continue reading

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Cambridge discussion audio

The audio recording of the discussion on 16 February 2012 with Adam Ramadan is now available. Many thanks to Adam for asking the questions and John Mason and the Cambridge University Geographical Society for inviting me and organising the event. Apart from a … Continue reading

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