Category Archives: Gaston Gordillo

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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Terrains and Territories – Stuart Elden and Nico Buitendag discussion at Undisciplined

Terrains and Territories – Stuart Elden and Nico Buitendag discussion at Undisciplined Many thanks to Nico for this invitation, and for a wide-ranging discussion that touches on nearly everything I’ve worked on. This is part of a series of discussions … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo, Terrain as insurgent weapon: An affective geometry of warfare in the mountains of Afghanistan

Gastón Gordillo, “Terrain as insurgent weapon: An affective geometry of warfare in the mountains of Afghanistan“, Political Geography (requires subscription – first page available to preview or click on the image). No abstract, so I’ve taken this summary from Derek Gregory’s Geographical … 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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Gastón Gordillo on The Insurgent Underground

Very interesting piece by Gastón Gordillo on his Space and Politics blog – The Insurgent Underground.

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Pip Thornton – ‘The meaning of light: seeing and being on the battlefield’

Pip Thornton’s paper  “The meaning of light: seeing and being on the battlefield” has been published in Cultural Geographies. This paper was part of the sessions on ‘Terrain‘ Gastón Gordillo and I organised at the AAG earlier this year. Derek Gregory … Continue reading

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The Funambulist Papers Volume 2 – print on demand and open access e-book

The Funambulist Papers Volume 2, edited by Léopold Lambert is now available as print on demand and open access e-book from Punctum Books. I have an essay in it, along with Derek Gregory, Gastón Gordillo, Grégoire Chamayou, Erin Manning, Elena Loizidou and many others. … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo – Terrain as Insurgent Weapon (abstract)

Gastón Gordillo shares an update on his ongoing work on terrain, for a forthcoming conference at UBC. Very sorry to miss this one – I’ll still be in Melbourne, talking about a related topic. Gastón and I have organised two … Continue reading

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The most important academic books to me from 2014

A non-systematic, alphabetically ordered list of the academic books published this year I read and most liked – the photo is of some that were to hand. Louis Althusser, On the Reproduction of Capitalism (Verso) Ben Anderson, Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions (Ashgate) Étienne Balibar, Equaliberty: … Continue reading

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