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August 2011 Blog Posts (2)

CFP "Geographies of Love"

Call for Papers: Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting 2012

New York, 24-28th February

Geographies of Love

Organizers: Dr Eleanor Wilkinson, University of Leeds,&  Associate Professor Lynda Johnston, University of Waikato

Despite the geographic turn to emotion and affect, geographers remain surprisingly quiet about love. Love still seems to be a strictly private affair, seemingly too personal, or too frivolous to become an object of ‘proper’…


Added by Silvia Stoller on August 17, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Are political philosophers experts?

I am a new comer to this so please forgive me if I do not follow the correct etiquette. First, thanks for having me; I hope to get a lot from the Public Philosophy Network. Second, the purpose of this comment is to explore my doubts about the purpose of political philosophy.


Recently, I attended a media training event – it was entitled 'How to get your research to a wider audience'. At one point the trainer said ‘remember to be confident: you’re the expert’. This got me…


Added by Dean Machin on August 9, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

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