Category Archives: Publishing

ScholarlyHub – Scholars launch crowdfunding campaign for non-profit academic platform

  ScholarlyHub has launched a crowdfunding campaign to build a new, multi-disciplinary open-access platform for scholarly communications. It aims to boost interaction among scholars and enhance their ability to share their work with the public at large, free from the … Continue reading

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Book censorship in Turkey including Althusser, Spinoza and Camus

Thanks to G.M. Goshgarian for bringing this to my attention – Books come under suspicion in post-coup Turkey. This obviously needs to be seen in the wider context of Turkish politics, but seems indicative of what is being reported about academics … Continue reading

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Veronika Cheplygina, ‘7 things I’m glad I did during my PhD’

Veronika Cheplygina, ‘7 things I’m glad I did during my PhD’ See also ‘7 things I wish I had done during my PhD’, which I shared back in September. While these thoughts are from the perspective of a scientist, there are … Continue reading

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Elisabetta R. Bertolino, Adriana Cavarero: Resistance and the Voice of Law

Elisabetta R. Bertolino, Adriana Cavarero: Resistance and the Voice of Law, forthcoming with Routledge in 2018. Critical legal scholars have made us aware that law is made up not only of rules but also of language. But who speaks the … Continue reading

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Academics’ top tips for publishing success in The Times Higher Education

Academics’ top tips for publishing success in The Times Higher Education. As long as you read with attention to different disciplines and academic systems, and treat all of this as advice, there are some useful suggestions here.

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ScholarlyHub.org – a project which is long overdue

This looks a very interesting new initiative – ScholarlyHub.org Given the problems of academia.edu and Researchgate (see my post here and the comments to it, for example), this seems a project which is long overdue. At ScholarlyHub we believe that a critical … Continue reading

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Academic Muse – advice for writers from Alan Klima

This looks a useful site with lots of advice on academic writing – Academic Muse from Alan Klima. There is a paid part of the site, but lots of free content too. Thanks to Sue Ruddick for the link. I’ve … Continue reading

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Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power forthcoming in Chinese translation

Both Foucault’s Last Decade and Foucault: The Birth of Power are now forthcoming in Chinese translation with Beijing Publishing Group. Both books are also forthcoming in Korean with Nanjing Publishing House.

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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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Why you should double-check references…

I have long made a point of trying to avoid references of the form ‘X cited in Y’ (see Eleven Thoughts on Reading and Citing), at least without first checking source X. Having spent quite a bit of time recently … Continue reading

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