Category Archives: University

What I Did During the Summer Holidays…

As the autumn term meanders along, and the postgrads and staff brace themselves for the onslaught of undergrads once more, I suppose that it’s time I updated my poor blog which has been ignored for most of the summer. I … Continue reading

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What Have You Done Lately?

So, when my supervisor asks me “What have you been doing lately?” I know that he doesn’t really want to hear that I’ve been teaching myself to turn a heel whilst knitting socks, that I managed to finish said sock … Continue reading

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IAAS Conference Update

With less than a month to go before the conference, here are some links that those attending may find useful: The Provisional Programme is now available and any future changes to the programme will be also announced on the IAAS 2012 blog: … Continue reading

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Sovereignty vs. Justice

I came across an interesting discussion in the New York Times regarding tribal sovereignty and racial justice recently. The article is based around the on-going issue arising from the Cherokee Nation’s attempt to remove the  Freedmen (descendants of black slaves) from … Continue reading

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Education: Time & Money

Following the Hunt and Browne Reports here and in the UK, and the (most recent) criticisms of the Leaving and Junior Certificate exams, I became interested in how schools and universities in America are faring. Whilst there has been no … Continue reading

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