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Theory, Culture & Society E-Special Issue on John Urry

The Theory, Culture & Society E-Special Issue on John Urry, edited and introduced by Mimi Sheller, is now available. This e-special issue of Theory, Culture & Society presents key works published by the late British Sociologist John Urry (1946-2016) in … Continue reading

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A mobile life – tribute to John Urry at TCS blog

My tribute to John Urry has just been published at the Theory, Culture & Society Blog. It includes some reflections on his generosity, and particularly his influence on geography and social theory more broadly. I believe more tributes will be forthcoming at…

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Derek Gregory and Mimi Sheller’s tributes to John Urry

Derek Gregory has written a very nice tribute to John Urry on his Geographical Imaginations site. There is also a tribute by Mimi Sheller on Facebook.

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John Urry (1946-2016) – announcement at the Lancaster Sociology website

Very sad news about John Urry, who died on Friday. Announcement at the Lancaster Sociology website. Perhaps best known for The Tourist Gaze, the book of his that had most impact on me was Economies of Signs and Spaces, written with Scott … Continue reading

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David Bissell, Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities – now out with MIT Press

David Bissell, Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities – now out with MIT Press We spend much of our lives in transit to and from work. Although we might dismiss our daily commute as a wearying slog, we … Continue reading

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Hamlet without the Ghost – Peter Sarsgaard at the Classic Stage Company

On Friday evening, still reeling from the UK election results, I went to see Classic Stage Company’s Hamlet just south-east of Union Square in the East Village. A small, modern theatre, with seats on three sides of a square stage. … Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman is dead and other big data stories – Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson discusses his forthcoming piece “Morgan Freeman is dead and other big data stories“, forthcoming in Cultural Geographies. The pre-print is available here. “On 5 September 2012 a new Facebook page was created titled “R.I.P. Morgan Freeman” causing a … Continue reading

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Martin Coward on Open Access issues

Martin Coward reflects on some of the issues around Open Access – lots of useful links in there, and some interesting discussion in the comments. Here’s the first paragraph: There has been a recent flurry of activity around Open Access … Continue reading

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Review of John Urry’s Climate Change and Society on the Society and Space open site.

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Incomplete Editions and References

In Matthew Stewart’s very good account of Leibniz and Spinoza, The Courtier and the Heretic (Yale UP, 2005), there is a note in the bibliography that The standard, reference edition of Leibniz’s collected works is that of the Berlin Akademie. … Continue reading

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