Why I decided to stop publishing comments

Communicating with the public is a part of the academic job (increasingly, a formal part, which our managers describe with the delightfully vulgar word “impact”). And from time to time I flatter myself that I might have something original to contribute or say — although if you look at my rate of posting, months go … Continue reading

Skinhead chic meets academic cheek

Skinhead chic meets academic cheek

Don’t be jealous, but we have had a very interesting evening! It capped off a pretty interesting day, but as Tolstoi says, all interesting things are interesting in their own way. But first, a little background. Why are we in Belgrade? It is to offer our modest assistance to a research project on representation of … Continue reading