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10 Talking Points towards a general theory of Trump – Progress in Political Economy

10 Talking Points towards a general theory of Trump – Progress in Political Economy On Monday 6 February 2017, the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney convened a postgraduate workshop with Paul Mason – British journalist, broadcaster, and author of Postcapitalism: … Continue reading

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Christopher Watkins on research strategies and writing

From Christopher Watkins – a series of useful posts on research strategies and writing, designed for undergraduate, Masters and PhD students, but likely to be of interest beyond that too. In this series I share some of the research hacks … Continue reading

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Complicités et ambivalences de la psychiatrie, Münsterlingen et le carnaval des fous de 1954 (2017)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Elisabetta Basso, Complicités et ambivalences de la psychiatrie, Münsterlingen et le carnaval des fous de 1954, Médecine/Sciences (Paris), Volume 33, Number 1, Janvier 2017 DOI: 10.1051/medsci/20173301019 Complicities and ambivalences of psychiatry: Münsterlingen and the 1954…

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Editorial from the relaunched Environment & Planning B: Urban Analytics & City Science

After Environment and Planning C’s relaunch as Politics and Space, now Environment and Planning B has a new subtitle. Read Mike Batty’s editorial on the change here.

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The right to have visiting rights- Seyla Benhabib and her visit to the UK

The right to have visiting rights– The story of Seyla Benhabib and her visit to the UK. There’s a small but telling irony behind an important lecture at Cambridge tomorrow evening (Monday, 13 February) on migrants, refugees, and “the right … Continue reading

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Jo VanEvery – A Scholarly Writing Guide

In the many posts on this site on writing and publishing, I’ve sometimes mentioned the name of Jo VanEvery, whose blog/website is a very valuable resource. She now has a short e-book available, A Scholarly Writing Guide – go here to see … Continue reading

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Adam Kotsko on work, productivity and overwork

Adam Kotsko reflects on work, productivity and overwork in a post entitled ‘Workohol‘ at An und für sich. This resonated with me given the multiple projects I have running in parallel at the moment. Almost all of these are books … Continue reading

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Foucault and Animals (2016)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Foucault and Animals Edited by Matthew Chrulew and Dinesh Joseph Wadiwel, Brill, 2016 Foucault and Animals is the first collection of its kind to explore the relevance of Michel Foucault’s thought for the question of…

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The importance of being REF-able: academic writing under pressure from a culture of counting at the LSE blog

The importance of being REF-able: academic writing under pressure from a culture of counting at the LSE blog. Some interesting discussion, not least because it puts the emphasis on the (perceived) quality of publications, not the absolute quantity.  

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Trump’s new empire: Thoughts on American imperialism in the age of Trump. A sneak peek from Israel/Palestine

Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
A guest post by Hagar Kotef and Merav Amir. Hagar Kotef is a Senior Lecturer of Political Theory and Comparative Political Thought at the Department of Politics and International Relations, SOAS, The University of London. She is…

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