Friday, 25 February 2011

Martin McQuillan on Higher Education policy in the UK



Photo: Martin McQuillan
Martin McQuillan comments for the TCS Website on recent developments in Higher Education policy in the UK.

In the wake of the Browne Report and the government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, he discusses the current government’s attack on arts, humanities and social science subjects at not only university level, but in secondary school education too.




TCS and B & S are published by SAGE.

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Interview with Yuk Hui on Digital Objects



Photo: Yuk Hui
Simon Dawes interviews Yuk Hui, who joined the TCS Website team as researcher a few months ago.

Yuk discusses his research into digital objects, the gap between the humanities and the sciences, and the kind of material he’s been collating for our website and blog.






TCS and B & S are published by SAGE.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Amr Sabet on the Egyptian Condition



In the second of our commissioned responses to the Arab Revolutions, Amr G. E. Sabet comments on the ‘Egyptian Condition’.
He focuses on the reasons for the sudden uprising in Egypt: not so much social media, he argues, as recent tensions over water, gas and oil, the consequences of the Camp David Accords, and Mubarak’s role as Israel’s ‘strategic bonanza’

 

TCS and B & S are published by SAGE.