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Ian Bogost on email in The Atlantic

Ian Bogost discusses the problems of email in The Atlantic. Email is the worst, but some emails are worse than others. The worst emails are forwards. And the worst forwards? Not the jokes your uncle sends you from his AOL account, … Continue reading

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Back in the Sattel(zeit) again

Originally posted on JHIBlog:
by John Raimo Where does the historian Reinhart Koselleck (1923-2006) stand in intellectual history today? Among his readers, Koselleck remains a preeminent theorist of historical time and historiography, an innovative figure in ‘conceptual history’ (Begriffsgeschichte), and…

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“Europe After The Minotaur”: free e-book from the new Finance Minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis

“Europe After The Minotaur” – free e-book from the new Finance Minister of Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, available from Zed books. You need to register, but  it’s a quick process. The book contains excerpts from his longer book The Global Minotaur. Europe After the … Continue reading

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Franco Moretti on Lukács’s Theory of the Novel – Centenary Reflections

Franco Moretti on Lukács’s Theory of the Novel – Centenary Reflections, in New Left Review (open access).

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The Birth of Territory reviewed in Theory, Culture and Society

The Birth of Territory is reviewed in Theory, Culture and Society by Dennis Crow (open access). Here’s the first paragraph: Elden deserves every accolade he receives for a remarkable book.  That phrase might suffice for a review, but it would … Continue reading

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Ebola reading list – some updates

Aside from the theme issue mentioned earlier, I’ve made some other updates to the Ebola reading list on this site.

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CFP – RGS IBG Annual International Conference 2015: Dialectical Geographies

Call for Papers RGS IBG Annual International Conference 2015: Dialectical Geographies Session organiser: Camilla Royle, Department of Geography, King’s College London Dialectical methodologies call for an engagement with dynamism, change, development, antagonism, contradiction and totality. Critical geographers from various backgrounds have described … Continue reading

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