CfP: Marxism and Migration

Proposal Deadline: February 1, 2020 Editors: Genevieve Ritchie, Sara Carpenter, and Shahrzad Mojab   Contact Information: marxism.and.migration@gmail.com  Introduction and Scope:  The present conditions of transnational migration are nothing short of alarming. Best described as a kind of social expulsion, these conditions range from migrant caravans and detained unaccompanied children in the United States to the thousands … Continue reading CfP: Marxism and Migration

Upcoming Critical Realism webinars

Join Us Because “Critical Realism Matters” Webinars on Saturday 16th November, 2019 & Launch of The Bhaskar Memorial Fund Critical Realism Matters is a new series of webinar events held to showcase and celebrate the enormous potential of critical realism. The first pair of webinars, taking place on Saturday 16th November, 2019, have been planned to commemorate the … Continue reading Upcoming Critical Realism webinars

Managing secrets in higher education

In this short essay, Morten Hansen uses secrecy as a prism to deconstruct dynamics and processes in higher education. The reflections spring from various research projects on topics ranging from the Freedom of Information Act 2000, public-private partnerships, and new education markets. The essay begins with experiences that Morten has had interviewing senior decision makers … Continue reading Managing secrets in higher education

Social Media for Academics: The Changing Landscape of Scholarship

Social media has become an inescapable part of academic life. It has the power to transform scholarly communication and offers new opportunities to publish and publicise your work, to network in your discipline and beyond and to engage the public. However, to do so successfully requires a careful understanding of best practice, the risks, rewards … Continue reading Social Media for Academics: The Changing Landscape of Scholarship