Monthly Archives: July 2008

Justice for Jean Charles

Greetings from London . It is sunny, and no doubt life is good, but today is the anniversary of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes – the Brazilian man killed by Police with a Dum Dum bullet to the … Continue reading

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Grand, just Grand.

For some time now, with varied success and certainly with lively consequences still yet to be fully implemented, we have been discussing the future of research and teaching in CCS at Goldsmiths (see the Attack the headquarters link in the … Continue reading

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Cross Border

I am rereading Eyal Weizman’s really excellent book “Hollow Land“, and I’m taken by his comment that the border is not always symmetrical. Of course, some are blocked, some pass freely, Capital flows through, commodities glide on by, others stand … Continue reading

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At-HQ – Cristobal Bianchi: Three attacks to the Headquarters

One If you read the booklet of the Centre for Cultural Studies after being at the college for more than one year, you can understand why the institution has invested in developing an image that wallpapers the reality of the … Continue reading

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Ashis nandy – troublemaker (yay)

This just in from Meeta: Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 13:43:34 -0700 Subject: [Awaazlist] Enraged Modi seeks arrest of renowned social scientist Ashis Nandy Gujarat government intolerant, says Supreme Court Tuesday 1st July, 2008 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rebuked … Continue reading

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Trinketization before the letter (vignettes)

[random detritus – This was excised from an early draft of ‘Jungle Studies’, in 1995. I’m sure you can see why]: It is probably important not to allow the vignette to replace analysis, the two are tied together, but we … Continue reading

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