The Socialist and Communist Pamphlets digital collection New in 2017 from the University of Houston, the collection includes 40 socialist, communist, and anarchist pamphlets from a larger collection of radical political pamphlets held by them. Covers 1872-1920s and includes the Russian revolution. See this great example celebrating the first year of the Russian revolution which has […]
If you are attending music festivals over the summer take a look at the blog from this research project which is being funded under the AHRC’s Connected Communities Programme. It is being led by Professor George McKay at the University of East Anglia. It is considering the cultural impact of festivals on local communities, impact of […]
Kenya’s new constitution and cultural rights Based at the Open University, the Katiba project is exploring how new rights given by the 2010 constitution are effecting attitudes towards indigenous knowledge and cultural heritage.
Glocalism …a new peer-reviewed, open-access and cross-disciplinary journal, published every four months by the association Globus et Locus. It aims to explore globalisation , localism, politics innovation and culture. It will have Twitter feeds and audio content. The Editorial committee includes Arjun Appadurai Goddard Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University; Zygmunt […]
International Political Science Association conference papers. 2012 now available from the paper room of the IPSA website which also holds a wide range of papers from conferences dating from 2006 onwards. Search by theme or title. Key topics for 2012 included gender, religion and identity, However there is also extensive coverage of political parties, elections, […]
http://www.pewforum.org/Muslim/the-worlds-muslims-unity-and-diversity-executive-summary.aspx This survey by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life focussed on what Muslims believe and practice in different areas of the world. The full report can be downloaded from the website . It also considers differences between different sects, generations and genders. http://www.pewforum.org/Muslim/the-worlds-muslims-unity-and-diversity-executive-summary.aspx#about
http://www.worldcitiesculturereport.com/ Produced by the Mayor of London; the biggest international survey of its kind. It has collected an unprecedented amount of data on the scope and impact of the cultural assets and activities that are produced and consumed in 12 major cities: Berlin, Istanbul, Johannesburg, London, Mumbai, New York, Paris, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney […]