Friday, 17 December 2010

Ben Carrington: Race, Sport and Politics - Out Now

Ben Carrington's new TCS book, Race, Sport and Politics: The Sporting Black Diaspora is now available.

The book was also featured on Left of Black on Monday 13/12/10, and discussed on Laurie Taylor's Thinking Allowed (BBC Radio 4) on Wednesday 15/12/10 

TCS and B & S are published by SAGE.

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Interview with Ryan Bishop on Megacities & Violence

Photo: Ryan Bishop
 The Special Section on Megacities & Violence, edited by Ryan Bishop, will be published in the (running late) November issue of TCS, and will feature articles by Saskia Sassen, Eyal Weizman, Jordan Crandall and Peter Adey.

Simon Dawes interviewed Ryan on the themes of the section. Read more to find out what makes a mega city, what they can tell us about our propensity to violence, and to what extent megacities can unsettle ‘the vertical’

TCS and B & S are published by SAGE.

Monday, 13 December 2010

Peter Burke on the Social History of Knowledge, 1750-2000

Photo: Peter Burke

Here is the full text of Peter Burke's public lecture ‘Loss and Gain: The Social History of Knowledge, 1750-2000’, given at Birkbeck College, University of London, on 9th November.

Read more to find out about the three forms of knowledge loss: the hiding, destroying and discarding of knowledge. 

We also provide links to our earlier interview with Peter on the TCS Blog, to the podcast of the lecture, and to his article on Jack Goody that we published in TCS in 2009.

TCS and B & S are published by SAGE.