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Anthem symplokē Studies in Theory – new book series

Anthem symplokē Studies in Theory – new book series. Enquiries to proposal@anthempress.com Advertisements

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Things to do and check when putting together a book or thesis manuscript

This is my list of things I do when pulling together a long manuscript like a book, often from separate files. I tend to delay pulling the separate chapters into a single file or two until quite late, as editing … Continue reading

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It’s that time again… proofreading Shakespearean Territories

Last stage of my work for Shakespearean Territories – the book will be published in October 2018 by University of Chicago Press.

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Three really interesting looking books from Routledge – but three completely obscene prices

Three really interesting looking books from Routledge – but three completely obscene prices. Karen Morin, Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals – £105 or £76.50 e-book Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals explores resonances across human and nonhuman carceral geographies. The work … Continue reading

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50 Years of Environment and Planning – new website, launch of EPE: Nature and Space and 50 free-to-access articles

A new website for the journals, launch of Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, renaming of A, B and C, and 50 free to access articles from the journals. First published in June 1969, the first issue of Environment and Planning was one … Continue reading

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Radical Philosophy is relaunched as open access journal

One of the few journals that I have read continually since my days as a postgraduate, Radical Philosophy is now relaunched as open access journal. Not only is all new content free-to-access, so too is the rich archive of material … Continue reading

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Advice from Writing Manuals by famous authors

A roundup of advice from Writing Manuals by famous authors. Mainly fiction, but I think academic writing can learn a lot from the process. There are countless books that purport to teach you how to write. Many of them are … Continue reading

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A year in review – publications, writing, talks, etc.

This is my last day of work in 2017. Tomorrow we head to Tenerife for ten days holiday, hoping for sunshine and lots of cycling. The last major work task I completed today was the copyediting queries for Shakespearean Territories. … Continue reading

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On turning down poorly-paid, limited value, academic work

I’ve just turned down another invitation to write an encyclopaedia entry. I agonised about it, and ended up posting about it on my personal Facebook page. The issue was in part the payment – £40 for 2000-2500 words. I’d be … Continue reading

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Reflections on academic publishing in Fennia: International Journal of Geography

The new issue of Fennia: International Journal of Geography has a number of reflections on academic publishing. Contributors include Krisi Pauliina Kallio and James Riding, Simon Batterbury, John C. Finn, Simon Springer, and Sara Fregonese. All pieces are available open access.

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