Category Archives: Adam David Morton

A year in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to my ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2016 with a lengthy manuscript on the 1969-75 period of Foucault’s work, partly developed from the large sections cut from the manuscript of Foucault’s Last Decade. The main task accomplished in the first part of this year was … Continue reading

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Literary Geographies of Political Economy – new section of the Progress in Political Economy blog

Literary Geographies of Political Economy – new section of the Progress in Political Economy blog This section of the PPE blog is dedicated to Literary Geographies of Political Economy bringing together the emergence of work by Adam David Morton in this area as well as … Continue reading

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Adam David Morton, For a Political Economy of Space and Place – video and audio

Adam David Morton’s inaugural lecture ‘For a Political Economy of Space and Place’ is available on video and audio. Under capitalism, how does the state organise space in our everyday lives through the streets we walk, the monuments we visit, and the … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre: Rural Sociology, Ground Rent and the Politics of Land – project funding from the ISRF

I’m pleased to announce that along with Adam David Morton (Political Economy, University of Sydney) I have been awarded a small grant from the Independent Social Research Foundation for the project ‘Henri Lefebvre’s writings on Rural Sociology, Ground Rent and the Politics … Continue reading

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Adam David Morton, For a Political Economy of Space and Place – Sydney, 4 August 2016

Adam David Morton, ‘For a Political Economy of Space and Place‘ – Insights lecture, Sydney, 4 August 2016. Under capitalism, how does the state organise space in our everyday lives through the streets we walk, the monuments we visit, and … Continue reading

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2015 in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2015 with the manuscript of a book under the title Foucault’s Last Decade close, I thought, to completion. But it was far too long. In the end, I cut the first two long chapters out, and submitted a book … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ – translation and introduction now out in Antipode open access

A new translation of a piece by Lefebvre, along with an introduction, is now available in Antipode early view – both open access: Henri Lefebvre, The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology : Contribution to the International Congress of Sociology, … Continue reading

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Editing Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy – doing his endnotes properly

Over the last few weeks I’ve been editing the translation of Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy for Verso. Despite a very fine translation by David Fernbach, this has still taken some work. First there are the linguistic complications of a three-way language dialogue – … Continue reading

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Lefebvre’s 1956 essay ‘The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology’ forthcoming in Antipode, with introduction by Stuart Elden and Adam David Morton

Update: pieces are now available: Henri Lefebvre, The Theory of Ground Rent and Rural Sociology : Contribution to the International Congress of Sociology, Amsterdam, August 1956, translated by Matthew Dennis, edited by Stuart Elden and Adam David Morton Stuart Elden and Adam David … Continue reading

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A new project on Lefebvre’s rural writings with Adam David Morton

At the Warwick Politics and International Studies blog, Politics Reconsidered, Adam David Morton and I have a short post introducing a new research project. Entitled ‘Why read a long dead French Marxist to think about land struggles today?‘ the post discusses Lefebvre’s … Continue reading

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