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Issh2021 Conference programme walkthrough

john hutnyk , December 7th, 2021

A ten-minute walkthrough of the conference programme for the Dec 17-18 ISSH2021, the international conference Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanites, at Ton Duc Thang Univeristy, Vietnam….


Opium in HCMC

john hutnyk , September 27th, 2021

A lockdown post. Looking forward to continuing to explore the city one great meal at a time. Here are some of my notes on La Manufacture d’Opium, at…


World Rhino Day

john hutnyk , September 23rd, 2021

The great Pachyderms (obsolete taxonomic category of old) – I’ve written about Ganda the rhino who circumnavigates Africa, from Gujurat to Marseilles in 1515, a gift from Sultan…


Stolen temple bell and replica cannon. Opium and Crimean War relics in Nottingham.

john hutnyk , July 31st, 2021

Grey rainy day walk with the kids in the Arboretum of Nottingham, the city’s first park set out mid 19th Century. The park contains a monument to the…


Repost: for the Olympics and the Nostalgia…

john hutnyk , July 22nd, 2021

Some notes from 2012… Gunnersbury Bagh. (Kill your darlings 10) 26/04/2017 ~ JOHN HUTNYK ~ [A set of cuts that jettison the last underworked section of the book – residue of…


Cartoon News

john hutnyk , February 14th, 2021

By Theodor Anthony Apollo Hutnyk


Watch “‘Reading/Translating Capital yet again’, talk by Professor John Hutnyk, on 28/1/2021” on YouTube


Theo cartoons. After 101 things to do with a dead cat (or dog)

technical Enframing of knowledge

Trinkets in Defoe

john hutnyk , August 2nd, 2020

Reading Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins’ 2013 book A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism (Global Asias), Oxford: Oxford University Press, and seeing after Robinson, D…


Seventeenth-Century Trincketts

john hutnyk , August 1st, 2020

Early coinage – for numismatists: I am reading about Dampier and Jeoly (possible model for the fiction of Friday in Defoe’s Robbo book) and digging into texts about…


Vietnam v. Covid19 (1-0)

john hutnyk , June 2nd, 2020

Advanced, Proactive Measures: How Vietnam Kept Its Coronavirus Death Toll at Zero 02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | News18 | 6:02 AM When the world looked to Asia for successful examples…


Rio Tinto: the Highest stage of rampant plunder Capitalism of the very worst kind

john hutnyk , May 27th, 2020

by Calla Wahlquist  @callapilla Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine Mining company was given permission to blast Juukan Gorge cave, which provided a…


Release G.N. Saibaba

john hutnyk , May 6th, 2020

Many times mentioned on this blog, it is now more relevant than ever to write and support comrade Sai Baba whose conditions, like so many prisoners, are inhumane….


The Rumour of Marx. Happy May Day.

john hutnyk , May 1st, 2020

Emailing a friend today – a Leftist of significant standing, and seven decades – who has found joy in reading Marx after attending a workshop here. She writes:…


Larger than life herself

john hutnyk , April 22nd, 2020



The end of Representation

john hutnyk , March 5th, 2020

Originally posted on Trinketization: answers to all questions about trinkets, and Capital.: The end of Representation I have taught a lot of great students in my (eight!) years…

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The Syndication of Plagiarism SZ: (For Nicole Pepperell)

john hutnyk , March 1st, 2020

Originally posted on Trinketization: answers to all questions about trinkets, and Capital.: Was reading and discussing with a comrade Dinesh Wadiwel about his stuff on animals in Marx, and…

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two Bengals

john hutnyk , February 26th, 2020

Somewhere I have a photograph of a piece of graffiti from Kolkata in the early 1990s. It shows three palms behind a brick wall on which is painted…

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Potential History (of Trinketization)

john hutnyk , January 1st, 2020

Seems about to nail the head on the hit: ‘Surrounded here by the wealth of objects, documents, images, and resources available in public and private museums, archives and…

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john hutnyk , October 2nd, 2019

The day approaches, (click on the page to see the text properly):


contradictions of capital

john hutnyk , September 25th, 2019

How come sometimes a book is 80 quid on Amazon then three days later is 3 quid? Anyway, at last they caught up with the new one from…