Monthly Archives: July 2017

Marianne Janack, María Pía Lara, Eduardo Mendieta, and Martin Woessner – A Forum on Richard Rorty

Marianne Janack, María Pía Lara, Eduardo Mendieta, and Martin Woessner – A Forum on Richard Rorty in the Los Angeles Review of Books AFTER DONALD J. TRUMP was elected president of the United States, the American philosopher Richard Rorty (1931–2007) … Continue reading

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Stuart Hall: In Conversations

Stuart Hall: In Conversations Explore the life, work and legacy of a thinker that some call the last of the great public intellectuals and a figure widely credited with being the founder of cultural studies: this man is Stuart Hall. … Continue reading

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Rhetoric, Fascism and the Planetary: A Conversation between William Connolly and Nidesh Lawtoo

Rhetoric, Fascism and the Planetary: A Conversation between William Connolly and Nidesh Lawtoo at The Contemporary Condition. As well as talking about Connolly’s recent book, Facing the Planetary, it also discusses themes from his next, the forthcoming Aspirational Fascism.

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Pamela L Gay, ‘The Unacknowledged Costs of Academic Travel’ at Medium

Pamela L Gay, The Unacknowledged Costs of Academic Travel at Medium An interesting discussion of the procedures for academic travel and its reimbursement. It’s US focused, but the issue is much wider. I seem to be continually owed money by three … Continue reading

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Remigiusz Ryziński discusses Foucault’s time in Poland

Remigiusz Ryziński discusses his book Foucault w Warszawie, an account of the short period Foucault spent in Poland in the late 1950s – between his time in Uppsala and Warsaw. While the interview is in Polish, machine translation seems to … Continue reading

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Marcus Doel’s Geographies of Violence in the Society and Space book series now published

Marcus Doel’s book Geographies of Violence: Killing Time, Killing Space is now published. This is the third book to appear in the Society and Space book series I edit with Sage. We experience violence all our lives, from that very first scream … Continue reading

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Free planners and guides for writing, planning and collaboration

These look useful – free planners and guides for writing, planning and collaboration

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Raul Pacheco-Vega on ‘Narrowing the research thesis topic’

Some good advice from Raul Pacheco-Vega on ‘Narrowing the research thesis topic’.

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Beginning work on the revision of Shakespearean Territories – and the climb that awaits at the end of it

Today I begin work on the revisions for Shakespearean Territories. At the end of this work – in about three weeks’ time – I’m off to Provence for a week of cycling, including Mont Ventoux.

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Prof. Anne Buttimer RIP

Originally posted on Ireland after NAMA:
A message from Niamh Moore-Cherry, President of the Geographical Society of Ireland: “It is with sadness that I am letting you know that Prof Anne Buttimer died this morning, July 15. She had been…

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