Monthly Archives: February 2014

Raymond Williams Keywords reissued

Andy Beckett has written in the Guardian about the reissue of Raymond Williams Keywords. The article offers some reflections on the book’s approach and content and also makes reference to an associated exhibition at Tate Liverpool.

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Essays on and by Stuart Hall

Stuart Elden has linked to a series of articles by or about Stuart Hall, these have been made open access by Cultural Studies. Stuart has also provided a list of links to tributes and obituaries for Stuart Hall.

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A third review of Punk Sociology

It’s been great to see people using blogs and the like to respond to Punk Sociology. A third review has just been published on Tracey Yeadon-Lee’s blog (I posted about the previous two reviews here and here). I understand that a … Continue reading

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Economy and Society event at York

York will be hosting an event on ‘Economy and Society in the West and Beyond’ on the 24th of April. The conference site is here and the outline is below: In the wake of the recent financial crisis, scholars have … Continue reading

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Smokey Robinson and Love

In the third instalment in his series of posts on music for the Theory, Culture & Society site, Les Back has written a piece on Smokey Robinson and Love (its open access). It’s an amazing piece that looks at sociological questions … Continue reading

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Kittler on data and surveillance (a new translation)

At the Theory, Culture & Society open site we have just published a new translation of a piece by Friedrich Kittler. The piece was originally published in 1986 but this is the first translation into English. It focuses on questions … Continue reading

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Couze Venn remembers Stuart Hall

Couze Venn remembers Stuart Hall on the TCS open site.

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