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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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Writing, impacting, timing in academe

This post is a meta-post, delivering a few (more) considerations about the practice of writing in, and for, academe. Brian Tomasik has a good essay that, although provocatively, questions: “is it better to blog or formally publish”? The essay suggests … Continue reading

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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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