Monthly Archives: September 2005

Diaspora and Hybridity

New Book Diaspora and Hybridity Authored by: Virinder Kalra Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre, UK Raminder Kaur University of Sussex John Hutnyk Goldsmiths College, University of London Description: What do we mean by ‘diaspora’ and ‘hybridity’? Why are … Continue reading

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Hybridity – Elements of a Theory

Hybridity – Elements of a Theory – Roger Clarke. Pages Prepared as Background Information for an Invited Presentation to the Ars Electronica 2005 Symposium on Hybrid – Living in Paradox, Linz, Austria, 2-3 September 2005 “In both cases, over … Continue reading

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The Dialectics of Euro-Asian Hip-Hop

Its a ways off, but I have just agreed to give a talk at Royal Hollaway in May (9th). The details to go into their brochure sent off today are… The Dialectics of Euro-Asian Hip-Hop: Hybridity, Creativity, and Nations at … Continue reading

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Adventures of the Multitude:

Adventures of the Multitude:Response of the Authors Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri Michael Hardt and Toni Negri’s reply to the Rethinking marxism issue on Empire…“…By privileging the hegemonic forms and figures of labor at the center of the productive machine, … Continue reading

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PUBLICity is an experiment for through which, in a kind of Zamizdat publishing style, a journal (Left Curve – May issue 29/2005 – can bring varied examples of writing to attention so as to publicize aspects of global public … Continue reading

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New internationalist Rumour Notice

The Rumour of Calcutta: Tourism, Charity and the Poverty of Representation ‘…. John Hutnyk, in his fascinating study of Western interpretations of Calcutta, attempts to excavate the city from under the layers of accreted prejudices. He shows convincingly how, even … Continue reading

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History without Warranty

Goldsmiths Centre for Cultural Studies MA and phD students run a Seminar Programme and have invited Saurabh Dube to speak. He’s responsible for keeping me up talking late last night, and I guess this will happen a few more times … Continue reading

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