Category Archives: Territory

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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‘Territorio sin fronteras’ – Spanish translation of my ‘Territory without Borders’

My 2011 piece ‘Territory without Borders‘, originally published in the Harvard International Review, has been translated into Spanish as ‘Territorio sin fronteras‘ (both open access). Many thanks to Jose Bescos for making the translation. This was an important piece for … Continue reading

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My favourite academic books of 2020

As with previous years, these are a list of academic books published this year which I read and appreciated. This means that good books which I haven’t yet read don’t feature, and I will of course miss many. Several of … Continue reading

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New Books Network interview with Dave O’Brien – Stuart Elden, Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018)

New Books Network interview with Dave O’Brien – Stuart Elden, Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) Thanks to Dave for the invitation to be part of this excellent podcast again. What can Shakespeare tell us about territory, and what … Continue reading

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Marcos Saquet, Approaches and conceptions of territory – Platão, 2020

Marcos Saquet, Approaches and conceptions of territory – Platão, 2020 An English translation of a book originally published in Portuguese – description is in Portuguese below. Este texto publicado originalmente em língua portuguesa (2007) está sendo preparado para a 5ª. … Continue reading

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David Storey (ed.), A Research Agenda for Territory and Territoriality – Elgar, 2020

David Storey (ed.), A Research Agenda for Territory and Territoriality – Edward Elgar, 2020 Just an expensive hardback at present, but Introduction and front matter open access here. Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. … Continue reading

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Books received – Peeters, Benveniste, Biagi, Collard, Brighenti & Karrholm, Lévi-Strauss and Jakobson, Hyppolite, Derrida, Lévi-Strauss and Eribon

Alongside some books bought new or second-hand for the Foucault work and related projects, I was sent a copy of Rosemary Clare-Collard, Animal Traffic: Lively Capital in the Global Exotic Pet Trade by the publisher, Animated Lands: Studies in Territoriology … 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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