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'God of Materialism,' by Chen Wenling
May 30, 2017

The notion of public imagination summons up a proverb that encapsulates an ancient inseparability of theory and practice. In the...

Antonio Gramsci street mural
May 25, 2017

Any successful new Alt-Left movement must, according to Jayatilleka, establish itself on secure moral-political ground, the ‘moral...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Xi Jinping of China on the sidelines of the 2016 SCO Meeting in Tashkent.
May 23, 2017

The concern for security… is indeed legitimate, but dominant answers in terms of police and military, using violence and the threat...

Ahmet Davutoğlu at the third “Ministerial Meeting of Syria-Bordering Countries” — Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan, May 4, 2014.
May 18, 2017

In effect, I am contending that Davutoğlu’s prescriptive vision does not directly address a principal underlying cause of the...

graffiti on the street in Aleppo, Syria (Photo taken by Hala)
May 16, 2017

Herein lies the tremendous value of cultivating the sphere of public imagination in a time when the rights and lives of all living...

neuroimaging capture
May 9, 2017

The emerging field of Global Studies, with its promotion of transdisciplinary scholarship, provides one way to thinking beyond...

painting by Crystal Latimer - image copyright the artist, 2017
May 2, 2017

Because of the current overwhelming collage of cultural practices, it is often hard to envision grounds for commensurability....

researcher with laptop logging fieldwork data in South Africa
April 27, 2017

Increasingly even the state, which is now a major partner in market-led development, may be weary of providing funds to research...

17th century English enclosure and forcible expulsion
April 25, 2017

[T]he “public” is not just the “others,” nor is it me; it is neither their property nor mine. Differently put: it cannot be...

"Je suis le changement" banners - Global Climate March, Paris, France 2014
April 20, 2017

Assessing the public imagination must relate not simply to disorientation, to conditions of bare life or to the narrow economism of...

Young Muslims protest at Kansas Republican Caucus in Wichita, Kansas, on March 5, 2016. Photo by Dave Kaup/Reuters
April 18, 2017

Despite the sources of pluralism in Islam... and the long and rich history of Muslims in the West, there is still profound...

"odio gli indifferenti" - I hate the indifferent. -A. Gramsci
April 11, 2017

[W]hile it is right to suggest that Gramsci needs to be re-discovered as a vantage point on the present moment… all in all, Gramsci...


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