Acting the Academic
Posted by Angus Cameron in School of Business Blog on May 12, 2015
Deputy Head of School, Angus Cameron, reflects upon one of the stranger tasks he has been asked to perform: being a central character in a murder mystery novel. Working as an academic often involves slipping between identities. The person at the front of the lecture theatre is not quite the same person that inhabits the […]
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Should Social Scientific Debate occur outside Academic Journals?
Posted by Stephen Dunne in School of Business Blog on January 14, 2015
Lecturer in Social Theory and Consumption at the School, Stephen Dunne, attempts to renew a recent academic argument through a more accessible medium Social scientists engage in debates which matter to people other than themselves. Very often, however, those potentially publicly meaningful debates preside within academic journals which regularly assume a lot of terminological familiarity and disposable […]
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