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Elden-9Historicizing Foucault: Stuart Elden on Tracing Foucault’s Ideas from Discipline and Punish to the History of Sexuality – part 1 of a longer interview at the Journal of History of Ideas blog, conducted earlier this month. My thanks to Anne Schult and Jonas Knatz for the invitation to do this and some interesting questions.

Stuart Elden is Professor of Political Theory and Geography at University of Warwick. His publication series on Foucault includesFoucault’s Last Decade (Polity, 2016),Foucault: The Birth of Power (Polity, 2017), The Early Foucault (Polity, forthcoming), and The Archaeology of Foucault (Polity, forthcoming). Beyond Foucault, he most recently authoredShakespearean Territories (University of Chicago Press, 2018) andCanguilhem (Polity, 2019). He runs a blog at www.progressivegeographies.com.

Jonas Knatz is a PhD Student in New York University’s History Department. He works on 20th century European intellectual history.

Anne Schult a PhD Candidate in New York University’s…

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2 thoughts on “Historicizing Foucault: Stuart Elden on Tracing Foucault’s Ideas from Discipline and Punish to the History of Sexuality

  1. stuartelden says:

    Thanks for sharing this Clare. Part II coming later this week.

  2. Clare O'Farrell says:

    Such an interesting and informative interview Stuart. I really enjoyed reading it and will look forward to part II.

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