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Highlights from 2016

2016 has been another rich year for the blog of the AESOP Young Academics, with more than 20 posts published on a wide variety of topics (more before). With more than 8 thousand visits, we saw a significant increase of … Continue reading

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Highlights from 2015

2015 has been the second year of the blog of the YA, a year of consolidation and some changes in the team of regular contributors. We published 24 posts and had more than 5,000 visits from basically every corner of … 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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Savage Minds, the blog

Savage Minds is a “group blog devoted to ‘doing anthropology in public’ — providing well-written relevant discussion of sociocultural anthropology that everyone will find accessible. Our authors range from graduate students to tenured professors to anthropologists working outside the academy” … Continue reading

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On the importance of blogging

“Publish or perish!” is repeated. “Academe shall impact!” is said. “Public funded research shall be in open access!” is the new meme. In-between “dissemination” (through academic audiences) and “outreach” (towards the general public), the need for, and the ways through … Continue reading

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The blog of the YA, online

It was July, 2013, at the AESOP congress in Dublin when, during the Young Academics General Assembly, the idea of creating a collaborative blog was expressed, as a way to reinforce the possibilities for networking, dissemination, and collaboration through the network. … Continue reading

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