Monthly Archives: April 2017

London International Boundary Conference, 5-6 June 2017

London International Boundary Conference, 5-6 June 2017 – full details here. The London International Boundary Conference 2017 will take place on 5-6 June 2017 at King’s College London’s Strand campus, with Technical workshops being held on the mornings of 6-7 … Continue reading

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Tim Edensor, From Light to Dark: Daylight, Illumination, and Gloom – now out from University of Minnesota Press

Tim Edensor, From Light to Dark: Daylight, Illumination, and Gloom – now out from University of Minnesota Press Light pervades the world, and when it is not light, darkness emerges and is combated by electric illumination. Despite this globally shared human … Continue reading

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NDPR reviews – Foucault/Derrida, Heidegger on Nietzsche and Nail’s Theory of the Border

Three interesting reviews at NDPR Olivia Custer, Penelope Deutscher, and Samir Haddad (eds.), Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics by Christopher Penfield – here Thomas Nail, Theory of the Border by Avery Kolers – here Martin Heidegger, … Continue reading

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Hubert Dreyfus obituary by Sean Kelly

Hubert Dreyfus obituary by Sean Kelly at Daily Nous. Update: The Berkeley obituary is here.

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Can you have too much writing time? – some discussion at Explorations of Style

Can You Have Too Much Writing Time? A few weeks ago, I received an email from a former student, asking for some advice about managing a summer of writing. With her permission, I am sharing her email and my reflections on … Continue reading

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Todd S. Mei, Land and the Given Economy: The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology of Dwelling

Todd S. Mei, Land and the Given Economy: The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology of Dwelling. Here’s the publisher description: Alarming environmental degradation makes ever more urgent the reconciliation of political economy and sustainability. Land and the Given Economy examines how the landed … Continue reading

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Simon Reid-Henry on Arturo Escobar in The Guardian

Simon Reid-Henry discusses the work of and influences on Arturo Escobar in The Guardian  

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Social Morphogenesis: Five Years of Inquiring Into Social Change – British Library, May 30 2017

Social Morphogenesis: Five Years of Inquiring Into Social Change Postmodernity. Second modernity. Network Society. Late modernity. Liquid modernity. Such concepts have dominated social thought in recent decades, with a bewildering array of claims about social change and its implications. But … Continue reading

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Chronicle Vitae – The Art of ‘No’

This is some good advice on the need to, and how to, say ‘no’ to some of the requests that come your way. Early in my career, I struggled to say no. I was asked to serve on committee after … Continue reading

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Christopher Watkin’s research hacks on conference presentations

Research hacks #14: 15 tips on planning and writing a conference paper Research hacks #15: Tips on delivering a conference paper Research hacks #16: 20 tips on timekeeping and technology for your conference presentation Research hacks #17: 15 tips on fielding … Continue reading

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