Archive for October 2012

The Web is See Through

88% of the self-generated, sexually explicit online images and videos of young people their analysts encountered had been taken from their original location and uploaded onto other websites, shows a recent study by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). Read the… Read More ›

Foucault, Biopolitics and Critique

In this podcast, originally recorded for Sociology@Warwick, Claire Blencowe talks about her new book Biopolitical Experience: Biopolitical Experience offers an original and comprehensive interpretation of Michel Foucault’s analysis of biopolitics – situating biopolitics in the context of embodied histories of subjectivity, affective investments and… Read More ›

International Number Ones

Click on the image below to explore this visualisation of international number ones (as the people behind it point out: every country is the best at something!) from the wonderful website Information is Beautiful.

A quick thought about Jiscmail

Do you administer a JISCMail? I administer two: asexuality-discuss and socialmedia-discuss. Though I’m bad at administering them and, partly for this reason, nothing much happens on them. This is a shame because my initial motivation still stands: I thought there was inadequate dialogue… Read More ›

Call For Papers: 2013 CES Conference (European Studies)

20th International Conference of Europeanists Share on email Share on print Proposal Deadline Extended! Deadline now: October 15, 2012 Crisis and Contingency: States of (In)stability University of Amsterdam • Amsterdam, The Netherlands • June 25-27, 2013     http://councilforeuropeanstudies.org/files/Calls/2013_Conf-Call.pdf