Category Archives: Territory

Gavin Hollis reviews Shakespearean Territories in Renaissance Quarterly (open access)

Gavin Hollis generously reviews my 2018 book Shakespearean Territories in Renaissance Quarterly (open access). The work of the prolific political theorist and geographer Stuart Elden merits further engagement by literary historians of early modernity, in particular anyone interested in matters … 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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Alisa Zhulina, ‘The Tyrant and the Martyr: Recent Research on Sovereignty and Theater’ – review essay in Journal of the History of Ideas (including Shakespearean Territories)

Alisa Zhulina, ‘The Tyrant and the Martyr: Recent Research on Sovereignty and Theater‘ – review essay in Journal of the History of Ideas (requires subscription). An interesting review essay, which includes discussion of my book Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago … Continue reading

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Dante Fedele, The Medieval Foundations of International Law: Baldus de Ubaldis (1327–1400), Doctrine and Practice of the Ius Gentium – Brill 2021

Dante Fedele, The Medieval Foundations of International Law: Baldus de Ubaldis (1327–1400), Doctrine and Practice of the Ius Gentium – Brill 2021 This looks a really interesting study of Baldus, who was significant in the argument I make in The Birth … 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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‘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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