Debating Digital Scholarship

I’ve just finished my public debate with Martin Weller on Digital Scholarship. The motion was as follows: “This house believes that, in the next decade, digital scholarship (in open journals, blogs, and social media) will achieve the same status in academic settings as traditional scholarship.” Martin argued for the motion and I argued against it. […]

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Badiou, Art, Philosophy

I recently attended Alain Badiou’s mini-course on The Relationship Between Art and Philosophy in the Philosophy Department at The University of Essex. I did something I wouldn’t normally do afterwards; making my notes publicly available.  They’re available on and I publicised this fact with Facebook and Twitter.  So far I’m getting 2-3 hits a […]

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