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Bioethics Must First Burn

Johnathan Flowers , August 30th, 2022


Bioethics must burn before it can be reimagined to enable the flourishing of all humans, and not just the ones that align with or are presupposed by its…


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The Collapse of the Canadian University and the Rise of the Church of Covid

Maximilian C. Forte , July 4th, 2022


February of 2022 was a particularly dark month, both in Quebec and in Canada generally. In Quebec, we had the expansion of the use of “vaccine passports” to…


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Abolition and the Colonial Amnesia of Caribbean Prison Systems

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , August 25th, 2020


The need for alternatives to prisons and prison reform in the Caribbean is long past due IntroductionProcesses of historical erasure scar the Caribbean and remove transhistorical context. …


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Reigniting student activism at UWI

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , June 21st, 2020


This co-authored op-ed from University of the West Indies, Sociology PhD candidate Nathan Chapman and myself, is meant as a conversation starter about the importance of student activism…


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Reigniting student activism at UWI

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , June 21st, 2020


This co-authored op-ed from University of the West Indies, Sociology PhD candidate Nathan Chapman and myself, is meant as a conversation starter about the importance of student activism…


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A coincidence is a strange type of fact

Charlie Lotterman , June 2nd, 2020


A coincidence is a strange kind of fact At the top of Václavksé náměstí, the central artery of Prague, in a solemnly gray but geometrically dynamic Socialist Realist…


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UK Universities, Decolonisation and the Future of Sociology

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , March 4th, 2020


What is meant by the decolonisation of academic life? Why might it be of importance to contemporary British sociology? How might decolonisation proceed, and what might our sociological…


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UK Universities, Decolonisation and the Future of Sociology

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , March 4th, 2020


What is meant by the decolonisation of academic life? Why might it be of importance to contemporary British sociology? How might decolonisation proceed, and what might our sociological…


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The Sociological Imagination without W.E.B. Du Bois?

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , January 4th, 2020


As noted in Why Is Classical Theory Classical? (1997) by Raewyn Connell, and in chapter six of our book where we discuss the relationship between empire and the…


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The Sociological Imagination without W.E.B. Du Bois?

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 4th, 2020


As noted in Why Is Classical Theory Classical? (1997) by Raewyn Connell, and in chapter six of our book where we discuss the relationship between empire and the…


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Playing with Conspiracy Theories

Natalie Konopinski , July 31st, 2019


What might viewing conspiracism as a form of play tell us about the workings of contemporary culture, our capacity for critical thinking, or how we build new understandings?…


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Glorifying violence

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , February 24th, 2019


This co-authored op-ed from a Sociology grad student and myself based on a three month study done by Mr Maraj under my supervision of the local newspapers and…


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Glorifying violence

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , February 24th, 2019


This co-authored op-ed from a Sociology grad student and myself based on a three month study done by Mr Maraj under my supervision of the local newspapers and…


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Why is Anthropology so Critical?

standplaatswereld , March 10th, 2017


Portrait of Giambattista Vico by Francesco Solimena By Matthias Teeuwen            I want to thank Ton Salman for his insightful take on the question…


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The Financialisation of Academic Knowledge Production

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , October 5th, 2016


In this column for a series on academic freedom at sage social science space I looked at the financialisation of the academic book publishing industry and asked questions about changes…


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The Financialisation of Academic Knowledge Production

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , October 5th, 2016


In this column for a series on academic freedom at sage social science space I looked at the financialisation of the academic book publishing industry and asked questions about changes…


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Taking up Space

The Anxious Anthropologist , May 16th, 2016


 Nine years ago when I started my doctoral studies not only was I in a fertile intellectual endeavour undertaking fieldwork, reading theory, stretching my brain and writing,…


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Critical thinking: Who’s up for it?

standplaatswereld , February 25th, 2016


Petition diversifying Philosophy By Georgette Veerhuis A month ago on Thursday 21 January 2016 I attended the symposium Diversify Philosophy at the VU. It sounded mysterious. Why does…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 17th, 2016


Misogyny at the Trinidad Guardian… Maybe I am a prude, but is it ok for a national newspaper to regularly publish a column whose language, imagery and content…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , January 17th, 2016


Misogyny at the Trinidad Guardian… Maybe I am a prude, but is it ok for a national newspaper to regularly publish a column whose language, imagery and content…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 17th, 2016


my last column for the Guardian under their current editor, who i think fired me for calling out his star columnist for being a sexist… Maybe I am…


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Money Trees

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , December 20th, 2015


We all know money grows on trees so why should we change… So lets pretend the Paris agreement went much further than it ever could in the quest…


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Money Trees

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , December 20th, 2015


We all know money grows on trees so why should we change… So lets pretend the Paris agreement went much further than it ever could in the quest…


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Money Trees

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , December 20th, 2015


We all know money grows on trees so why should we change… So lets pretend the Paris agreement went much further than it ever could in the quest…


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