On Extroverted Expertise, One-Handed Scientists & Dirty Laundry #REDUX

Vincent Ialenti , February 22nd, 2017

In 2014, Vincent Ialenti wrote about deflated optimisms among European scientists grappling with political questions about their legitimacy, the capitalization of their expertise, and the frustrations…


REDUX: From Crisis to the University of Utopia aka MURI!

Allegra , February 12th, 2016

We conclude this dark thematic week on University Crisis with our insistence to be also ‘tongue in cheek’. We remind both ourselves and others: when policy making is…


REDUX: The Rise and Fall of Human Rights in Occupied Palestine – by Lori Allen

Tobias Kelly , November 5th, 2015

When Lori Allen‘s The Rise and Fall of Human Rights: Cynicism and Politics in Occupied Palestine appeared last year, it was – of course – a book of timely…


Life Goes On. Banalities and Sociabilities of Crisis Greece

Heath Cabot , July 14th, 2015

“Grecia, prove di un’economia di guerra”. (Corriere della Sera, June 30, 2015) “The Real Story Behind Greece’s Debt Crisis,” MSNBC with Chris Hayes (6/30, 2015) “The decision to…