Monthly Archives: June 2013

Some reflections on being a book review editor

Originally posted on Thinking culture:
I’ve been the reviews editor for the journal Information, Communication & Society for a year or so. Things are going well with the journal. We get a very high number of article views and we…

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Three PhD Studentships at Warwick

My soon-to-be colleague Celia Lury has three ESRC PhD studentships available at University of Warwick in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies as part of her ‘Order and Continuity: Methods of Change in a Topological Society’ project. There are three awards – … Continue reading

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Placing lecture, Tim Ingold

Originally posted on ANTHEM: Tim Ingold is a preeminent anthropologist, Chair of Social Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen. Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh and author of numerous books on anthropology. Taking an…

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Gastón Gordillo on the Imperial Presidency

Gastón Gordillo on the Imperial Presidency at Space and Politics.

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Sloterdijk Now reviewed

As far as I know, this is the first review of Sloterdijk Now – in German Studies Review by Jeffrey Champlin (requires subscription). Here’s a couple of excerpts: This volume, Sloterdijk Now, succeeds as a compact and accessible introduction to the work … Continue reading

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Commentary by Mustafa Dikeç: Fraudulent democracy and Urban Stasis in Turkey

The second Society and Space open site commentary on recent events in Turkey, by Mustafa Dikeç.

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The Environmental State: Territoriality, Violence, and Value

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The recording of Christian Parenti’s 2013 Antipode AAG lecture, ‘The Environmental State: Territoriality, Violence, and Value’, is now available online as a part of the Antipode Lecture Series. Unfortunately we don’t have a recording of Gayatri…

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A Commentary by Mark Purcell: Seeking Democracy

Mark Purcell on democracy and Turkey at the Society and Space open site – the first of a number of planned commentaries on recent events.

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Society and Space editorial changes

Mary Thomas is moving from being a review editor to a co-editor of the journal; and Kathryn Yusoff is joining us as a review and open site editor. You can read more about their work in posts on the Society and … Continue reading

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Market Bad, Academia Good? Porter reviews Mirowski

A review of Mirowski, ‘Science Mart: Privatizing American Science’ at the Society and Space open site.

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