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University of Warwick Institute of Advanced Study visiting fellowships

University of Warwick Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) visiting fellowships The IAS Visiting Fellowship scheme offers an excellent opportunity for international scholars to engage with the University of Warwick. Open to highly distinguished researchers (including policy makers, representatives of the … Continue reading

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The Guardian reviews two books on Ebola

The Guardian reviews two books on Ebola – neither of which is really new. Richard Preston’s The Hot Zone is twenty years old, and has no updating; David Quammen’s  Ebola: the Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus is … Continue reading

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’11 new #HEwords for academics that should be in the dictionary’ from The Times Higher

The Times Higher has ’11 new #HEwords for academics that should be in the dictionary’. Spinpact, Thesaurophile and Fabstract included… Some work best in a UK context, but many are likely to make sense to anyone in academia.

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Khalili on Cowen’s Deadly Life of Logistics

Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Laleh Khalili reviews Deb Cowen’s new book The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade (University of Minnesota Press, 2014). Deborah Cowen’s The Deadly Life of Logistics is…

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Timothy Raeymakers – ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies

Timothy Raeymakers asks ‘What is a border?’ at Liminal Geographies. Here’s the first paragraph and first image: What is a border? This question formed the backbone of a talk I was invited to give on ‘Borders & Conflicts in an Age … Continue reading

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Books received – Derrida/Roudinesco, Nichols, Brennan, Neocleous, Shell, Society and Space

In all that packaging were four books from Stanford University Press in recompense for review work – Derrida/Roudinesco, For What Tomorrow… ; Timothy Brennan, Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the Colonies; Robert Nichols, The World of Freedom: Heidegger, Foucault, and the … Continue reading

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Is this much packaging really necessary?

Only four books in all this packaging…

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