Category Archives: Bruno Latour

Longer tributes to Bruno Latour – Justin Smith, Paul Edwards & Gabrielle Hecht, Adam Tooze, Laurent Jeanpierre

I shared some of the early tributes to Bruno Latour here. There are some longer discussions of his work and legacy in various places. Justin H. Smith, A Locus of Care: Some Memories of the Life and Work of Bruno … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour, ‘Is Europe’s soil changing beneath our feet?’ at geopolitique.eu

Bruno Latour, ‘Is Europe’s soil changing beneath our feet?’ A late text by Latour, published yesterday at geopolitique.eu I will begin with a text which will seem unusual: Jean Bollack’s translation from the beginning of Oedipus Rex when the priest is addressing … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour (1947-2022) [updated]

Sorry to hear this news – Libération, L’Obs, Le Monde Update: I’ll add other links here – Radio France, France Bleu The Guardian obituary (and 2020 interview) Adrian Ivakhiv at Immanence; Graham Harman at Object-Orientated Philosophy Graham Harman, Bruno Latour: … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, ‘Terrain, Politics, History’ – Dialogues in Human Geography article with responses from Gastón Gordillo, Kimberley Peters, Bruno Latour, Rachael Squire and Deborah P. Dixon, and a reply (most open access)

My 2019 Dialogues in Human Geography lecture, ‘Terrain, Politics, History‘ has been published in the journal (open access). The responses are by: Gastón Gordillo, The power of terrain: The affective materiality of planet Earth in the age of revolution (open … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, ‘Terrain, Politics, History’ – Dialogues in Human Geography article with responses from Gastón Gordillo, Kimberley Peters and Deborah P. Dixon (and more to come)

My 2019 Dialogues in Human Geography lecture, ‘Terrain, Politics, History‘ has been published online first (open access). The responses are beginning to appear too. The ones available so far are Gastón Gordillo, The power of terrain: The affective materiality of … Continue reading

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Rita Felski and Stephen Muecke (eds.), Latour and the Humanities – Johns Hopkins University Press, September 2020

Rita Felski and Stephen Muecke (eds.), Latour and the Humanities – Johns Hopkins University Press, September 2020 How does the work of influential theorist Bruno Latour offer a fresh angle on the practices and purposes of the humanities? In recent … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, ‘Terrain, Politics, History’ – Dialogues in Human Geography lecture now available in journal

Last year I gave the Dialogues in Human Geography lecture at the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers conference in London. It is now available in the journal as ‘Terrain, Politics, History‘ – if you can’t access through an institution … Continue reading

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Books received – Latour, Valverde, Kantorowicz, and the two versions of Foucault’s L’ordre du discours

Bruno Latour’s Où atterrir?, Mariana Valverde’s study of Michel Foucault, now in paperback, and Ernst Kantorowicz, Oeuvres – which i mainly got for the biography by Alain Boureau. Also in the pile is a second-hand copy of Foucault’s L’ordre du discours – and the … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour interviewed in Artnet

Bruno Latour interviewed in Artnet (via Graham Harman)

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Adrian Ivakhiv on Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime (and the New York Times piece)

Adrian Ivakhiv on Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime at his Immanence blog – Latour’s Terrestrial Project. Adrian links to The New York Times piece on Latour, which I should have linked to earlier.  

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