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A new audio: My talk on ‘Archiving and the organisation of popular culture’

I’ve just uploaded a talk I gave recently to the postgraduates in the Centre for Modern Studies at York on the topic of ‘Archiving and the organisation of popular culture’. The audio of the talk is available here and it’s … Continue reading

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Forthcoming presentation on ‘Popular culture, digital archives and the new social life of data’

Later in November I’m going to be giving a talk to the Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum here at York. Here’s the information about the talk. My original plan was to present a piece that I’ve got coming out … Continue reading

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Exploring the emergence of underground musical worlds, a talk by Nick Crossley

Nick Crossley at Manchester has done some really revealing work into music scenes over recent years. He has used social network analysis to look at how scenes form and operate. Although he thinks of these as ‘worlds’ rather than scenes. … Continue reading

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Benjamin Fraser on Urban Cultural Studies

Over at Urban Cultural Studies there is a post linking to a video of Benjamin Fraser talking about the move ‘towards urban cultural studies‘. Ben is also the editor of the new Journal of Urban Cultural Studies which I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Steve Fuller on interdisciplinarity

Here’s a video of Steve Fuller talking about interdisciplinarity. There is a strong critique here of short term approaches to knowledge formation. Again from the really useful sociological imagination blog.

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