Monthly Archives: August 2005

An elephant at Goldsmiths!

An elephant at goldsmiths!

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Goldsmiths Wildlife

An elephant at goldsmiths!

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POLICE CUSTODY DEATH FAMILIES DEMAND END OF SHOOT TO KILL POLICY

INJUSTICE If you are in London, this is important. A film made by friends with work from Goldsmiths students and comrades… Shoot to Kill does not make the tubes safer. Police who kill must be prosecuted. No Deaths inCustody… ———- … Continue reading

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Iconography

Symbolic not trinket. From: John Hutnyk – Academic Director, Centre for Cultural Studies Work: http://www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/cultural-studies/staff/j-hutnyk.php Blog: http://hutnyk.blogspot.com/ Links: http://tawdrysouvenirs.blogspot.com/ Events: http://whats-on-occasionally.blogspot.com/

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Critique of Exotica

Critique of Exotica: Music, Politics and the Culture Industry London: Pluto Press, 2000 In this innovative book, John Hutnyk questions the meaning of cultural hybridity. Using the growing popularity of Asian culture in the West as a case study, he … Continue reading

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THE RUMOUR OF CALCUTTA

THE RUMOUR OF CALCUTTA: TOURISM, CHARITY, AND THE POVERTY OF REPRESENTATION John Hutnyk 1996 Zed books, London. An original study in the politics of representation, this book explores the discursive construction of a ‘city of intensities’. The author analyses representations … Continue reading

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Languid, tropical, monsoonal time?

Languid, tropical, monsoonal time?: net-activism and hype in the context of South East Asian politics. [From The Next Five Minutes3 Workbook…] We have to agree that the relentless extension of electronic media across the webs of our lives is there … Continue reading

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