Master notes. Master codes.

So, I'm finally deleting the space-munchingly huge application that is Zotero. I've been using Mendeley for a couple of years now. To be honest, Zotero never did much for me, I don't know why but I just couldn't get into it. Anyway, one of the main reason it's still followed me, like a rarely acknowledged [...]

wrkwrkwrk collective ▴ reading group ▴ The Transitioning Body: Reclaiming Narratives

This coming Wednesday, 8th of November I'm going to be leading a reading group where we'll be discussing: How can bodies reclaim narratives, while transitioning between states or within a process of transformation? Led by Mariam Kauser.     Texts:   ▴ Arun Kundnani (2015) The Muslims are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism and the Domestic War on Terror. [...]

CFP: Rhetoric Discourse and the Communicative-Dialogical Mind

Sent this morning > May be of interest / Keeping it here to refer back to: CALL FOR PAPERS Focusing on wide-raging domain of rhetoric communication, the conference addresses past and present issues ranging from Aristotelian Rhetoric to cognitive-oriented linguistic approaches. It is argued that our communicative minds operate beyond cool reason by mixing up [...]

Response to – B.Milanovic (2011) ‘Global Inequality: From Class to Location, from Proletarians to Migrants’

This is a short paper of twenty-one pages, so in the interest of fairness and transparency it should be noted that most papers raise more questions than they answer. So my response in large part is questioning and relating this paper to other fields of inquiry or practice, but this response is more experimental exercise [...]

Quick Note: Today’s roundup

So today's readings have taken me from reading through 2011 working paper titled 'Global Inequality: from Class to Location, from Proletarians to Migrants' by Branko Milanovic (2011). A different formatted version can be found here, there may be some discrepancies. I then moved onto looking at the question of inequality in terms of mediation, visibility, [...]

FutureLearn Course – Empire: the Controversies of British Imperialism

This morning I signed up to an 6 week online course, which starts on the 16th of January 2017. The course is run on the Future Learn platform, is completely free and entitled 'Empire: the Controversies of British Imperialism'. It should take only 3 hours a week, so I'm hoping to fit it in without [...]