It’s a common assumption that ‘bloggers’ and ‘blogs’ are unavoidably intertwined. There’s a sense in which it’s true but it can also be slightly misleading. It’s possible to be a blogger without having your own blog. In fact, there are… Read More ›
Tag Archive for ‘academic blogging’
After a long period of monopolising academic discourse, European universities went into decline as classical scholasticism, which was primarily inward and backward looking, gave way to the ideas of Enlightenment. Intellectual development moved outside the walled gardens of academia, because… Read More ›
The Just Publics @ 365 blog recently posted a wonderful guide to academic blogging. It has some fantastic advice from a range of experienced academic bloggers – it also has cartoons! Check it out here.
As you might have noticed, we’re quite keen on academic blogging here. So it was interesting to stumble across this thoughtful post (HT Alistair’s Adversaria) reflecting on some of the dangers associated with academic blogging. This point in particular stood… Read More ›
The term ‘blogging’ has a strange history. For some, it still conveys a rather unglamorous image, captured in Andrew Marr’s infamous remarks a few years ago that “a lot of bloggers seem to be socially inadequate, pimpled, single, slightly seedy, bald,… Read More ›