Archive for the ‘academics’ Category

Making Sense of Universities’ Disciplines

Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 12:49

    This is my new academic home. But this isn’t a post about it but rather what we do in universities. It is the concatenation of several events over the past few weeks. They are my immersion into a new law school, a conversation with a director of a public affairs think tank, and […]






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I became an anthropologist in Middle Temple….

Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 12:32

Legal Cheek is running a series:   This is the latest post in the ‘If I knew then what I know now’ series, where leading members of the legal profession share their wisdom with the next generation of wannabes. It’s my turn this week and my piece is called I Became An Anthropologist In Middle […]






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If It’s Easter, It’s Conference Season…..

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 12:58

(thanks to New Yorker) This is what I’m dreading over the next few weeks…..






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Gone Lecturin’

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 13:20

(thanks to New Yorker)






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Persaud's Verdict is In

Friday, June 20th, 2008 at 13:57

Raj Persaud’s psychiatric career is in ruins after the General Medical Council ruled that his fitness to practise had been impaired because he plagiarised the work of other academics. as reported by the Daily Telegraph. The General Medical Council now has to decide the punishment for Persaud having ruled that he was guilty of serious […]






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