Advertisements at Oxford has just completed a ten-year project to digitise thousands of works in Chinese pre-modern history. The collection of one hundred thousand images are now freely available worldwide to anyone here: https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/collections/chinese-digitization-project/
Advertisements If you are in academia, you know what this hashtag means – # academictwitter. Often, I am jittery reading all the feeds but a few points I remember as useful lessons are listed below (the post will be updated periodically): ONE https://twitter.com/socofthesacred/status/1439202446526517253 TWO https://twitter.com/cesifoti/status/1437043299852996608 THREE https://twitter.com/ithinkwellHugh/status/1438389733663690754 FOUR https://twitter.com/WriteThatPhD/status/1437369504653262852 FIVE https://twitter.com/FutureDrDukes/status/1437927212431208452
Advertisements It’s fascinating to look at multidisciplinary studies in understanding culture. To this purpose, Jared Rubin’s posts on the Broadstreet blog are amazingly well-articulated and engage with the critical questions in research on culture not excluding other writers who write for the blog. I came across the work of John Mohr who is no more… Continue reading Bookmark these reads on culture
Lol, that’s my slang for academic writing. It’s rigorous, theory and evidence based and critical in its pursuit of facts. In a newsroom, my challenge was to simplify and explain the news and offer a news peg; in academia, the challenge is to encapsulate complex ideas without repetition or obfuscation, never forgetting that critiquing is equally important to any good academic work. Here is my list …
Advertisements Interesting new paper on the evolution of Indian capitalism that challenges the age-old trope of exceptionalism of the West and Asia’s fall. A little brief on the paper and full download can be found here,
Advertisements Gender neutrality in economics: The role of editors and referees https://voxeu.org/article/gender-neutrality-economics-role-editors-and-referees Yet another paper confirming what we have known all along: Women academics face a higher bar for punishing in journals than their male peers.
Advertisements This very interesting interview with Alpa Shah is a must-read for anyone aspiring to write narrative non-fiction. Shah, a professor of anthropology at my alma mater London School of Economics, speaks beautifully and honestly about her writing process while working on ‘Nightmarch’ and has great messages for both academics as well as writers of… Continue reading ‘Good research is vital’