Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2008«

New writing at ixia

March 31, 2008


Over on the ixia website there are three new essays on public art, commissioned by Sophie Hope.  Of particular interest to me is David Patten’s piece on the commissioning of artists in the development process. “He argues that keeping artists at one remove from the development process, sheltered by agencies and curators, can add to […]

The Communist hypothesis

March 28, 2008


Alan Badiou has written an essay in the New Left Review this month called ‘After Sarkozy’, which slots into the current glut of TV programmes, radio shows and newspaper journalism examining the events and legacy of the political and cultural movements that came to the fore in 1968.  The aim of this essay appears to […]

Stop the presses…

March 18, 2008


We are mid-way through the process of launching a new MA in International Tourism Management.  I have been writing courses for the programme on ‘research methods’ and also ‘tourism in emerging economies’.  The programme hasn’t been finally validated yet, although we expect to meet our first cohort of students in October this year.  Nick Jackson […]

Olympic Legacy conference: blog

March 14, 2008


I have started a new blog to accompany the conference that I am involved in organising on the Olympic legacy.  The conference is on 8th and 9th May this year and over on the new blog you can check out the list of confirmed keynotes so far and a provisional list of other presentations and workshops.