Category Archives: Territory

Paul Virilio (1932-2018) – obituary at France Culture and at Frieze by McKenzie Wark

Paul Virilio (1932-2018) – obituary at France Culture and at Frieze by McKenzie Wark Virilio was one of the last representatives of a hugely influential generation of French theorists. Personally I found his early work most of interest – from Bunker … Continue reading

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Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – Polity, September 2018

Bruno Latour, Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime – Polity, September 2018 The present ecological mutation has organized the whole political landscape for the last thirty years. This could explain the deadly cocktail of exploding inequalities, massive … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, ‘Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?’ – Territory, Politics, Governance, open access until end of September 2018

Stuart Elden, ‘Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?‘ – Territory, Politics, Governance – open access until end of September 2018. I shared this before, but the article is now open access. It’s a short piece which acts as a kind … Continue reading

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Stuart Elden, ‘Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?’ – Territory, Politics, Governance

Stuart Elden, ‘Why should people interested in territory read Shakespeare?‘ – Territory, Politics, Governance (requires subscription or contact me). Update: open access until end of September 2018. A new short article from me, which acts as a kind of preview … Continue reading

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Pod Save Austria – English version of talk and discussion on ‘Terror and the State of Territory’

I shared the German version of this last week, but the English version is now available online. Pod Save Austria – ‘Terror and the State of Territory’ It begins with a 15 minute talk by me, and then a discussion … Continue reading

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Sam Halvorsen, Decolonising Territory at the Progress in Political Economy blog

Sam Halvorsen, ‘Decolonising Territory‘ at the Progress in Political Economy blog In a recent paper I argue that Anglophone research on territory, particularly in human geography, has been too constrained to ideas and practices based on the experiences of the modern, Eurocentric … Continue reading

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Terror und Territorium – podcast with Stuart Elden, Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch (in German)

Terror und Territorium – podcast with me (dubbed in German), Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch. The rest of the series is here. Die Verbindung von Staat und Territorium galt lange als fixiert, die Welt geteilt durch Grenzen, die klar und … Continue reading

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Italian Limes project – Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate Change, forthcoming with Columbia University Press

I’ve talked about the amazing work of the Italian Limes project before, and I’m pleased to say that their book will be published in December 2018. Andrea Bagnato, Marco Ferrari and Elisa Pasqual, A Moving Border – Alpine Cartographies of Climate … Continue reading

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Pod save Austria: Addresses on the State of the Nation(s), 14-20 May 2018

I’ll be speaking at this event, with my talk on 19 May on the topic of ‘Terror and the State of Territory’. Gudrun Harrer and Saskia Stachowitsch will be responding. My talk will draw on previous work on territory, both … Continue reading

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Territory Beyond Terra – reflections on the Rowman International blog

Territory Beyond Terra was published earlier this month. Edited by Kimberley Peters, Philip Steinberg and Elaine Stratford, the book has a series of essays which look at elements, environments and edges to challenge and extend our understanding of territory. There are … Continue reading

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