Category: Think-Pieces

A Mobile Life: John Urry, 1946-2016 by Peter Adey

Posted on April 12th, 2016 by TCS

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A Mobile Life: John Urry, 1946-2016 Peter Adey     John Urry was an extraordinary, generous and compelling force.  As … read more

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Sunil Manghani on the ‘Role’ of Umberto Eco

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by tcs

The ‘Role’ of Umberto Eco by Sunil Manghani     Following his death on 19 February 2016, at the age … read more

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A reflection on Benedict Anderson by Rita Padawangi

Posted on December 29th, 2015 by Theory, Culture and Society

Benedict Anderson: A Reflection by an Indonesian Urbanist           He is not a relative. He is not … read more

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Rohit K Dasgupta on Benedict Anderson and his influence on South Asian studies.

Posted on December 22nd, 2015 by Theory, Culture and Society

Remembering Benedict Anderson and his Influence on South Asian Studies. By Rohit K Dasgupta, Winchester School of Art, University of … read more

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Luke Cooper’s reply to Thomas Piketty and Mike Savage: Are we still in the not-so-beautiful era?

Posted on November 18th, 2015 by Theory, Culture and Society

Are we still in the not-so-beautiful era? A reply to Thomas Piketty and Mike Savage  By Luke Cooper, Anglia Ruskin … read more

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Robbie Shilliam on Africa in Oceania: Thinking Besides the Subaltern

Posted on November 13th, 2015 by Theory, Culture and Society

Article written in relation to The Black Pacific by the book’s author, Robbie Shilliam, Queen Mary University of London   Book details: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/the-black-pacific-9781472519252/ … read more

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Rob Stones on News, Current Affairs, Audiences and Social Theorists

Posted on August 10th, 2015 by TCS

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Why, and How, Social Theorists Should Engage with Audiences for News and Current Affairs by Rob Stones   I decided … read more

Patricia Mooney Nickel on Culture, Politics and Governing

Posted on July 27th, 2015 by TCS

Culture, Politics and Governing

Culture, Politics, and Governing: Contemporary Ascetics and the Pecuniary Subject by Patricia Mooney Nickel In Culture, Politics, and Governing, the … read more

Les Back: How Blue Can You Get? BB King, Planetary Humanism and the Blues Behind Bars (PART TWO)

Posted on July 8th, 2015 by TCS

BB King Live in Cook County Jail

How Blue Can You Get? BB King, Planetary Humanism and the blues behind bars (PART TWO) by Les Back This … read more

Les Back: How Blue Can You Get? BB King, Planetary Humanism and the Blues Behind Bars (PART ONE)

Posted on July 3rd, 2015 by TCS

BB King Live in Cook County Jail

How Blue Can You Get? BB King, Planetary Humanism and the blues behind bars (PART ONE) by Les Back Amongst … read more