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Poster for forum call for papers

FORUM 64/3 Autumn 2022 Call for Papers

Category: FORUM

Contributions are invited for the Autumn 2022 issue of FORUM, for which the copy date is Friday 22 July.

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Burnley in the early 2000s

Category: Books

Mike Makin-Waite charts the key events that informed his book, On Burnley Road: Class, race and politics in a northern English town.

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Poster for forum call for papers

FORUM: for promoting 3 to 19 comprehensive education – Call for Papers Summer 2022: Issue 64.2

Category: FORUM

Contributions are invited for the Summer 2022 issue of FORUM, for which the copy date is Monday 25 April.

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The real message of Don’t Look Up is: ‘look around’

Category: Soundings

Debs Grayson explores Don’t Look Up’s deconstruction of the myth that solutions to the planet’s problems can be found at the heart of the empire that creates them.

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This Conjuncture: Patriarchy in the digital conjuncture

Category: New Formations

Join Sarah Banet-Weiser, Ben Little and Alison Winch to discuss networked misogyny and male victimhood in the context of the growing power and influence of digital platforms.

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This Conjuncture: Racial Capitalism

Category: New Formations

Join Gargi Bhattacharyya and Anamik Saha to unpick racial capitalism in the moment of Black Lives Matter.

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This Conjuncture: The Environmental Conjuncture

Category: New Formations

Join Ashley Dawson, Ben Highmore and Kate Soper to discuss the role of conjunctural analysis in environmental thinking, the prospects for a Green New Deal, and the resources we can draw on to rethink post-growth living.

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Beneath the surface of the BBC’s Blair & Brown series

Category: Soundings

Michael Rustin discusses the deeper context of the New Labour story.

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This Conjuncture: After Brexit, Corbyn and Covid

Category: New Formations

Join Anthony Barnett, Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Scott McCracken to unpick the power relations at work in our current moment.

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