A really useful resource curated by Deborah Lupton: https://simplysociology.wordpress.com/2016/01/12/critical-social-research-on-self-tracking-a-reading-list/
Archive for February 2016
A really interesting lecture about the pessimistic turn in modern French thought: the roots of a transition to be found in an intellectual culture “haunted by the universal”.
Nowadays whenever students submit essays at my university, it goes through the computerized ‘Turnitin’ system that surveys the internet for textual overlap with previously published material, resulting in some statistical figure of degree of overlap. If the figure is beyond… Read More ›
Sociology in and through the Global South Sociological Review Symposium Senate House, London, United Kingdom Mon, 7 Mar 2016 at 13:30-17.00 Speakers: Prof Gurminder K Bhambra (University of Warwick and Linnaeus University, Sweden), Prof Alf Nilsen (University of Bergen), Dr Lisa… Read More ›
“Critical Digital & Social Media Studies” is a book seried edited by Christian Fuchs on behalf of the Westminster Insitute for Advanced Studies and published by the University of Westminster Press. It publishes books that critically study the role of… Read More ›
An interesting map of Berlin’s property market (HT Su Oman). See here for the background and for the interactive version of the map.