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Pictures, or no pictures?

16 August 2017

As I write this, I’m still waiting to hear whether I’ve been granted any money to pay for the images and permission rights for a few illustrations for the book, so I’ve...

Working on the book

7 August 2017

I’ve spent a lot of time in the last few weeks working on my book, which is due to go to the publishers, Routledge, in the autumn.  The first task was to apply for some money...

PROUD TO REBLOG: To the leaders and major stakeholders of humanities departments within UKHE institutions — Open Letter on Precarious and Unethical Short Term Contracts

7 August 2017

To: Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, Research and Innovation (England) Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education (Wales) Shirley-Anne Somerville...

Visiting Fellowship at Southampton

1 August 2017

I am pleased to tell everyone that I’ve been appointed a Visiting Fellow at the University of Southampton from today.   I’m proud to be associated with a department...