Category Archives: terrain

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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Roger Eberhard, Human Territoriality – Edition Patrick Frey, 2020

Roger Eberhard, Human Territoriality – Edition Patrick Frey, 2020 Some of the book is available to view at the above link; some other photos at his website and the Robert Morat gallery. Borders are a means of separation. They separate … 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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The rush to claim an undersea mountain range (BBC News)

The rush to claim an undersea mountain range (BBC News) Interesting piece on the Lomonosov Ridge between Siberia, Greenland and Canada. Klaus Dodds, Phil Steinberg and Ingrid Medby all interviewed.

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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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The Early Foucault Update 29 – Paris, Tübingen and a book on the 1960s

Since the last update on the writing of this book a couple of months ago, I’ve been continuing work on this manuscript. Some of this was following up on things that I discovered when in Switzerland in November, especially relating to … Continue reading

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‘Terrain, Politics, History’, Dialogues lecture at the RGS-IBG conference (audio recording)

Yesterday I gave the Dialogues in Human Geography lecture at the RGS-IBG conference at the Royal Geographical Society in London on the theme of ‘Terrain, Politics, History’. It was chaired by Jeremy Crampton and had responses from Kimberley Peters, Rachael … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault update 25 – back after a long break on other projects

It’s been over five months since I posted an update on The Early Foucault, and it is only in the last couple of weeks that I’ve really been back at work on the manuscript. In the spring and early summer … Continue reading

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Books received – review work for University of Chicago Press

Mainly a number of books by Martin J.S. Rudwick, but also Julia Lupton’s Shakespeare Dwelling, the translation of Derrida’s Theory and Practice seminar, Laurie Shannon, The Accommodated Animal, Matthew H. Edney’s Cartography and Annabel Paterson, Reading Holinshed’s Chronicles. I’m planning on reengaging with Rudwick’s work for the … Continue reading

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