Monthly Archives: February 2017

A roundup of posts on time management etc.

And following that last post, a bit of a round-up of a number of posts by others on time management etc. While some of the things here are not for everyone, part of the overall motivation is to help to prioritise, … Continue reading

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The Slow Professor movement: reclaiming the intellectual life of the university

The Slow Professor movement: reclaiming the intellectual life of the university – radio interview with Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber on The Sunday Edition. More on the book here. //www.cbc.ca/i/caffeine/syndicate/?mediaId=879028291614 Some related links – How many hours a week should academics … Continue reading

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Cite Specific: Analyzing Endnotes to Teach Historical Methods

Cite Specific: Analyzing Endnotes to Teach Historical Methods – an interesting exercise by Roxanne Panchasi. It all started with a desire to have a different kind of conversation with my students about citation, one that wouldn’t be consumed by the details of … Continue reading

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A ‘geographically accurate tube and rail map’ of London

While the standard TFL map is a model of a functional map – all straight-lines and angles – it can sometimes mean that people take journeys that would actually be faster above ground. So, someone asked TFL for a ‘geographically … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Research Assessment – report on the REF 2014

‘The Challenges of Research Assessment‘ – report on the REF 2014. News report in the THE here.  

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Livestreaming on boundary2.org: Neoliberalism, Its Ontology and Genealogy: The Work and Context of Philip Mirowski

boundary 2 will livestream its spring conference, Neoliberalism, Its Ontology and Genealogy: The Work and Context of Philip Mirowski on March 17 and March 18, 2017. The livestream will appear here, where you can also find the conference schedule.

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Tragedy and Philosophy – Dennis Schmidt interviewed by Richard Marshall

Tragedy and Philosophy – Dennis Schmidt interviewed by Richard Marshall at 3am Magazine

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‘This video ultimately explains why all world maps are wrong’

Projecting a round surface of the Earth on a flat surface is not an easy task. Scientists are trying to find an optimal way to do it for centuries. In fact the most common map projection that we use almost … Continue reading

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Architecture’s Environmental Complex: A Review of Felicity Scott’s Outlaw Territories

Originally posted on MACHINES OF URBANIZATION:
Pre-Publication draft; forthcoming in The Journal of Architecture, Vol 22, No. 2 (March 2017) Felicity Scott, Outlaw Territories: Environments of Insecurity/Architectures of Counterinsurgency, 560 pages, 104 illustrations, Zone Books, 2016, New York City, ISBN: 1935408739, $39.95 (hardcover).…

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Professor of Political Theory post at University of Warwick

Professor of Political Theory post at University of Warwick – details here.

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