Category Archives: Henri Lefebvre

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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8 Critical Theory books that came out in July 2016

Another useful roundup – Benjamin, Malabou, Althusser et. al., Lefebvre, etc.  

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Reading Marx in 1965; Reading Althusser et. al. and Lefebvre in 2016 at the Verso blog

I have a short piece at the Verso blog, entitled ‘Reading Marx in 1965; Reading Althusser et. al. and Lefebvre in 2016’. Some of the most important works of post-war French Marxism were published in 1965. Louis Althusser’s For Marx … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy, translated by David Fernbach and edited by Stuart Elden – now available

Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy, translated by David Fernbach and edited and introduced by me, is now available. The best place to buy is the Verso website – the cheapest place I know online, and with free shipping. The cover is a rather … Continue reading

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Books received – three Marxist classics from Verso: Lefebvre, Althusser et. al. and Goldmann

Books received – three Marxist classics from Verso. Henri Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy, the first complete English translation of Althusser, Balibar, Establet, Macherey and Rancière’s Reading Capital and Lucien Goldmann’s The Hidden God. Metaphilosophy is a book I’ve wanted to get translated into English for … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Marxist Thought and the City -forthcoming in November

Henri Lefebvre, Marxist Thought and the City is forthcoming in November from University of Minnesota Press. It is translated by Robert Bonnano and has a short preface by me. One of the most influential Marxist theorists of the twentieth century, … Continue reading

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Henri Lefebvre, Metaphilosophy – forthcoming in July from Verso

Although it has been a bit delayed, Lefebvre’s Metaphilosophy is now forthcoming from Verso in July 2016. First published in 1965, it was translated by David Fernbach. I edited the text and wrote an introduction. In Metaphilosophy, Henri Lefebvre works … 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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Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre? – minor updates to the reading guide

I’ve made some very minor updates to the reading guide ‘Where to start with reading Henri Lefebvre?‘ The main update is a link to with a link to Benjamin Fraser’s second book on Lefebvre – Toward an Urban Cultural Studies: Henri Lefebvre and … Continue reading

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Korean translations of Understanding Henri Lefebvre and Foucault’s Last Decade forthcoming

Translations of Understanding Henri Lefebvre and Foucault’s Last Decade are forthcoming in Korean with Kyungsung University Press and Nanjang Publishing House respectively. These might be the first of my authored books to appear in translation, since potential translations of The Birth of Territory into … Continue reading

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