Author Archives: Simone Tulumello

About Simone Tulumello

Post-doc researcher in Planning and Geography at ULisboa, Institute of Social Sciences. Keen in cities, politics, photography and electronic music. Lover of cities, especially Palermo and Lisbon, in a complicated relationship with Memphis TN.

Conference costs and academic divides

In March 2014, in Gothenburg, during our VIII conference, the Coordination Team of the YAs had a pleasing and stimulating meeting with Rob Atkinson, founder of Urban Research and Practice. At that time, we were launching our journal plaNext (whose … Continue reading

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Why should academics blog about their research? An answer in pictures

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Why should academics blog about their research? An answer in pictures at The Sociological Imagination. Four reasons in the full post. Thanks to Jacqueline Bartram who drew these great cartoons as I was talking at…

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Highlights from the 2014

January has been a bit of a lazy month for the YA blog. After a great 2014, the team was in the need of some time before re-starting for an even better 2015. In the meanwhile, we’ve been working for … Continue reading

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AESOP YA blog: 2014 in review

2014 was the first year of the blog of the AESOP Young Academics. Here some numbers, we are very proud of the fact that visitors came from 103 countries, that is, from all around the world! The WordPress.com stats helper … Continue reading

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The Journal of Universal Rejection exists!

Disclaimer: this is not the most serious post ever published in this blog. Not at all. This is something I did not know about. And when I got to know, I thought it was a nice gift, for the beginning of … Continue reading

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Publish AND perish?

Today I stumbled upon this sad news (I’d like to thank Cristiana Bastos for sharing it), which I felt impelled to share, because it is a sign, even if just one sign, of something wrong with academe, today. Stefan Grimm was … Continue reading

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Some resources on mapping and visualisation (2)

Today I’d like to share some further resources about mapping and visualization tools and methodologies (I published a similar post a few months ago, on this blog). 1. Fir those interested in CartoDB (a cloud based tool for creating maps and collaborative maps) … Continue reading

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