Tag: Overheating

Boomtown

thomashyllanderiksen , July 26th, 2018


Here’s a short extract from my new book Boomtown: Runaway Globalisation on the Queensland Coast, which is now available from Pluto Press and your favourite bookshop. Very proud…


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Boomtown

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , July 26th, 2018


Here’s a short extract from my new book Boomtown: Runaway Globalisation on the Queensland Coast, which is now available from Pluto Press and your favourite bookshop. Very proud…


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Boomtown

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , July 26th, 2018


Here’s a short extract from my new book Boomtown: Runaway Globalisation on the Queensland Coast, which is now available from Pluto Press and your favourite bookshop. Very proud…


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Overheating: The TEDx version

thomashyllanderiksen , October 25th, 2017


In October, 2017, I spoke about Overheating at the annual TEDx event in Trondheim, central Norway. The TED format is ideally short, pithy, eye-catching and jaw-dropping. In other…


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Overheating: The TEDx version

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , October 25th, 2017


In October, 2017, I spoke about Overheating at the annual TEDx event in Trondheim, central Norway. The TED format is ideally short, pithy, eye-catching and jaw-dropping. In other…


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Overheating: The TEDx version

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , October 25th, 2017


In October, 2017, I spoke about Overheating at the annual TEDx event in Trondheim, central Norway. The TED format is ideally short, pithy, eye-catching and jaw-dropping. In other…


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A planet afflicted by a high fever

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , August 13th, 2016


The world is ‘overheated’. Too full and too fast; uneven and unequal. It is the age of the Anthropocene, of humanity’s indelible mark upon the planet. In short,…


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A planet afflicted by a high fever

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , August 13th, 2016


The world is ‘overheated’. Too full and too fast; uneven and unequal. It is the age of the Anthropocene, of humanity’s indelible mark upon the planet. In short,…


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A planet afflicted by a high fever

thomashyllanderiksen , August 13th, 2016


The world is ‘overheated’. Too full and too fast; uneven and unequal. It is the age of the Anthropocene, of humanity’s indelible mark upon the planet. In short, it…


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From national icon to neoliberal monument

thomashyllanderiksen , June 23rd, 2016


This text began as a radio essay on BBC Radio 4 in November 2015, later developed into a web essay at Versopolis. It chronicles the shift from the mid…


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It’s the culture, stupid! Or is it?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , January 16th, 2016


The events in Cologne have sparked controversies across Europe. This time, the topic is not the economic and social costs of the…


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It’s the culture, stupid! Or is it?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , January 16th, 2016


The events in Cologne have sparked controversies across Europe. This time, the topic is not the economic and social costs of the…


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It’s the culture, stupid! Or is it?

thomashyllanderiksen , January 16th, 2016


The events in Cologne have sparked controversies across Europe. This time, the topic is not the economic and social costs of the refugee crisis, but questions concerning culture…


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What´s wrong with the Global North and the Global South?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , May 4th, 2015


Originally published by the Global South Study Centre in Cologne, along with a handful of other reflections on the concept of the Global South As a young schoolboy…


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What´s wrong with the Global North and the Global South?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , May 4th, 2015


Originally published by the Global South Study Centre in Cologne, along with a handful of other reflections on the concept of the Global South As a young schoolboy…


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What´s wrong with the Global North and the Global South?

thomashyllanderiksen , May 4th, 2015


Originally published by the Global South Study Centre in Cologne, along with a handful of other reflections on the concept of the Global South As a young schoolboy…


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She prefers simplicity to paradoxes, answers to dilemmas

thomashyllanderiksen , November 22nd, 2014


‘Yet, one cannot help being disturbed by the fuzzy utopianism and smug righteousness permeating Naomi Klein’s books.’ I’ve been reading Naomi Klein’s new book This Changes Everything…


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She prefers simplicity to paradoxes, answers to dilemmas

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , November 22nd, 2014


‘Yet, one cannot help being disturbed by the fuzzy utopianism and smug righteousness permeating Naomi Klein’s books.’ I’ve been reading Naomi Klein’s new book This Changes Everything, and…


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She prefers simplicity to paradoxes, answers to dilemmas

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , November 22nd, 2014


‘Yet, one cannot help being disturbed by the fuzzy utopianism and smug righteousness permeating Naomi Klein’s books.’ I’ve been reading Naomi Klein’s new book This Changes Everything, and…


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Fossil addiction: Is there a road to recovery?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , November 3rd, 2014


Published in Norwegian in Dagbladet, 30 October 2014. There is no shortage of knowledge about global environmental and climate problems. It is necessary, therefore, to ask: Why is…


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Fossil addiction: Is there a road to recovery?

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , November 3rd, 2014


Published in Norwegian in Dagbladet, 30 October 2014. There is no shortage of knowledge about global environmental and climate problems. It is necessary, therefore, to ask: Why is…


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Fossil addiction: Is there a road to recovery?

thomashyllanderiksen , November 3rd, 2014


Published in Norwegian in Dagbladet, 30 October 2014 There is no shortage of knowledge about global environmental and climate problems. It is necessary, therefore, to ask: Why is…


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En overopphetet verden

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , October 18th, 2014


Noe har skjedd med verden de siste årene: Alt går fortere enn før. Det er fem ganger så mange som reiser på ferie til utlandet enn bare for…


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En overopphetet verden

Thomas Hylland Eriksen , October 18th, 2014


Noe har skjedd med verden de siste årene: Alt går fortere enn før. Det er fem ganger så mange som reiser på ferie til utlandet enn bare for…


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