Category Archives: Territory

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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Paulina Ochoa Espejo, On Borders: Territories, Legitimacy, and the Rights of Place – Oxford University Press, August 2020 [updated with link to discussion and an open access excerpt]

Paulina Ochoa Espejo, On Borders: Territories, Legitimacy, and the Rights of Place – Oxford University Press, August 2020 When are borders justified? Who has a right to control them? Where should they be drawn? Today people think of borders as an island’s … Continue reading

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Two reviews of Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) by Sarah Dustagheer and Karen Culcasi

Two generous and thoughtful reviews of Shakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) – Karen Culcasi in Journal of Historical Geography (open access) – Sarah Dustagheer by Social and Cultural Geography (requires subscription, unfortunately) Here’s the beginning of the first review: Stuart Elden’s latest book Shakespearean … Continue reading

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