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From Our Fellows podcast 02, December 2016 – including a piece by me on Shakespeare and Territory

The British Academy has begun a series of short podcasts where fellows talk about aspects of their work. I’m featured in the second of these, just released. The task was to speak about our work, but to keep to six minutes. … Continue reading

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The Early Foucault – beginning work on a possible book

When I was in Australia early last year I bumped into Mark Kelly on the University of Melbourne campus. We had a conversation about the work each of us was doing on Foucault, and I said that after I’d finished … Continue reading

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David Harvey Marx & Capital Lecture 4: The Space and Time of Value

David Harvey Marx & Capital Lecture 4: The Space and Time of Value

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The University and its Worlds – video discussion with Achille Mbembe, Judith Butler, Wendy Brown and David Theo Goldberg

The Flagship on Critical Thought in African Humanities hosted a panel discussion on The University and its Worlds with Achille Mbembe, Judith Butler, Wendy Brown and David Theo Goldberg on 26 May 2016 at the University of the Western Cape.

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10 Talking Points from Jason W. Moore’s Capitalism in the Web of Life

The Past & Present reading group at the University of Sydney has just completed reading Jason W. Moore’s major new book Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital (Verso, 2015). The book provided very fertile … Continue reading

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The Vertigo of Power: A Review of Stephen Graham’s “Vertical: The City from Satellites to Bunkers”

Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations Unit:
In his 1991 tome on postmodernism, Frederic Jameson famously suggested that under “late capitalism” – that is, the kind of globalized, flexible capitalism that tore past the limit points imposed by earlier stages of…

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Interview with Tank magazine on Foucault’s Last Decade

I’m interviewed by Thomas Roueché in the new issue of Tank magazine about Foucault’s Last Decade. The interview was conducted by phone, and then transcribed.

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Cynthia Weber, Groningen lecture on Queer IR, and symposium at The Disorder of Things

Cynthia Weber’s Groningen lecture on Queer IR, which links to her book Queer International Relations: Sovereignty, Sexuality and the Will to Knowledge, out earlier this year with Oxford University Press. There is also a symposium on the book beginning at The … Continue reading

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Near Abroad

Originally posted on Critical Geopolitics:
Before Russia invaded Ukraine, it invaded Georgia. Both states are part of Russia’s “near abroad”—former Soviet republics that are now independent states neighboring Russia. While the Russia-Georgia war of 2008 faded from the headlines, the…

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Foucault’s Last Decade – discussion with Peter Gratton, Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor in Symposium (open access)

Peter Gratton, “Foucault’s Last Decade: An Interview with Stuart Elden, Eduardo Mendieta and Dianna Taylor“, Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, Vol 20 No 2, 2016, pp. 181-211. The interview is open access in pdf form.

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