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New Databases on Economic Liberty and Human Development

Prof. Leandro Prados de la Escosura (Universidad Carlos III, Madrid) has made two new datasets publicly available: HIEL – Historical Index of Economic Liberty HIHD – Historical Index of Human Development Both databases can be freely downloaded, together with discussion papers that outline the main concepts and how the indices were constructed. A detailed list […]

New course in the anthropology of social media

UCL have launched a free online course in the anthropology of social media. It will start on the 29 February and is open to anyone with an “interest in social media and people.” Found out more here.

Global Social Theory

Globalsocialtheory.org is a new, collaborative resource on social theory from a global perspective. It provides free-to-read entries on key concepts and thinkers such as transnationalism, diaspora and Franz Fanon. Edited by Gurminder K Bhambra, Professor of Sociology at Warwick, it is

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