Monthly Archives: May 2013

OU/BBC Poverty series

Via Clive Barnett’s Pop Theory blog – details of a new OU/BBC series on living with poverty, with what look like some great resources for learning/teaching.

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Creativity and Urban decline

Interesting post over at the cities@manchester blog by Kenn Taylor about the links between creative regeneration and the postindustrial city, which draws upon things happening in Liverpool as well as elsewhere.

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Postcolonialism and ‘Non-European’ Thought

More debates about postcolonial thought over on Kafila

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New Online Atlas Exhibition

This online atlas collection from the University of Bristol looks great (via the Society and Space blog)

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Various research pathways seem to be leading me towards Pondicherry at the moment. Firstly, over the last few years I’ve been dragged more and more (not unwillingly) into thinking about the historical geographies of resistance to colonialism in India. I … Continue reading

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Some great pictures of the Wirral over on the “a sense of place” blog

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Transnationalism and Contemporary Global History free online

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
For a limited time, the new Past and Present Supplement, Transnationalism and Contemporary Global History, is available for free online. This collection shifts attention away from the west to the non-western world, providing a forum…

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Urban Studies Foundation Postdocs

Originally posted on Becoming Poor:
08-May-2013 WITH APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING Dear Colleagues, Urban Studies Foundation – Postdoctoral Research Fellowships The Urban Studies Foundation is pleased to announce a major new funding opportunity for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. Details of the award(s)…

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A new paper Shameless self-promotion, but a new paper of mine on the politics of the Royal Indian Navy Mutiny has just been published in Georum. Hopefully the link above should work, and access will depend on whether you have … Continue reading

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