Category Archives: Paul Virilio

Archipelago/Funambulist Conversation between Léopold Lambert and Stuart Elden on Territory and Volume

I’ve linked to content on Archipelago – the podcast companion site to Léopold Lambert’s The Funambulist – before. This time it’s a discussion with me, conducted at the CUSP offices in New York, and mainly discussing my 2013 article “Secure the … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Lefebvre etc. (2 of 3)

The new translation of Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil and On the Genealogy of Morality; Lefebvre’s Trois textes pour le theâtre; Virilio’s Open Sky; Trawny’s Heidegger und der Mythos der jüdischen Weltverschwörung; Harvey’s The Urban Experience; the new edition of a … Continue reading

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Gastón Gordillo, The Politics of Ruins – interview with Léopold Lambert of The Funambulist

A recording of a fascinating discussion between Léopold Lambert and Gastón Gordillo, “The Politics of Ruins: What’s Hidden Under Rubble” at The Archipelago – the podcast platform of The Funambulist. Here’s Léopold’s description of the discussion: In early May, Gastón Gordillo received me at … Continue reading

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The Squared Horizon: The Frames and Trajectories of Paul Virilio, 6 June 2014. Nottingham Trent University

The Squared Horizon: The Frames and Trajectories of Paul Virilio, 6 June 2014. Nottingham Trent University – full details here. In Desert Screen, Paul Virilio suggests the notion of a ‘squared horizon’ as a way of envisioning the interposition of the screen, … Continue reading

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The Dimensions of Territory – audio of talk at Al Quds Bard Honors College

The audio recording of my talk earlier this month at Al Quds Bard Honors College, “The Dimensions of Territory”, is available here. For people who know my work on territory it doesn’t have much new, but it tries to give … Continue reading

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Books received

Another few books received – Mark Blyth’s Austerity; Paul Virilio’s The Art of the Motor; Audrea Lim’s collection The Case for Sanctions Against Israel; the new issue of Geographica Helvetica; and two manuscripts to review.

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Books received

A lot of books arrived while I was away. Many of these are background reading on Israel/Palestine, a couple of which I’d read before, but Maha Samman’s Trans-Colonial Urban Space in Palestine is to review; the new issues of Society … Continue reading

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Books received

John Sallis, Logic of Imagination; the reissue of Michael Watts, Silent Violence; Paul Virilio’s The Great Accelerator, and Paidraig Carmody, The New Scramble for Africa.

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Secure the Volume – Political Geography paper available

My paper “Secure the Volume: Vertical Geopolitics and the Depth of Power” has now been published by Political Geography in their ‘articles in press’ section [open access here]. They’ve not yet posted the responses by Peter Adey and Gavin Bridge … Continue reading

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Books received

The two Minnesota ones – Brown, The Primitive, the Aesthetic and the Savage: An Enlightenment Problematic and Schwenger, At the Borders of Sleep: On Liminal Literature – were pre-ordered when I did a review for them, as was Parvini, Shakespeare and Contemporary … Continue reading

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