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Nicolas Sembel

) before Durkheim (the celebrity)’ – long-awaited, because the original idea dates from 2008 and a conference on the 150th anniversary of Durkheim’s birth. It was an opportunity, as Marcel Fournier and Charles Kraemer point out in their introduction, for a

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Michael Alexander Ulfstjerne

and dancing lessons are offered free of charge online. The arts are reconfigured as people share their poetry from home, celebrities read out children's books, concerts and collective mediation sessions go virtual and viral. But new intimacies also

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“Banal Apocalypse”

An Interview with Author Ta-wei Chi on the New Translation of The Membranes

Jane Chi Hyun Park and Ta-wei Chi

celebrity aesthetician who has become famous for her artful skills in applying M-skin (short for “memory skin”). A literal second skin, this cosmetic membrane protects human skin from the radioactive toxins in the air and provides health and anti

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The bystander and the passerby

Reflections on ethnographic writing and response-ability

Nicholas Smith and George Mantzios

can only ever sink or swim, while only the minor celebrities of a discipline will likely remain afloat. Life in writing must endure and be endured both off land and overboard. Pandian and McLean claim a spirit of textual adventure for this endurance

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Digitally Dismantling Asian Authoritarianism

Activist Reflections from the #MilkTeaAlliance

Adam K. Dedman and Autumn Lai

( Cheung, Marchetti, and Ching-Mei Esther Yau 2018 ) have reallocated resources to produce Mandarin songs and coproductions for the PRC market; the political ramifications of Hong Kong celebrities’ financial reliance on China became very clear during the

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Susan Cohen

University Union of Students Celebrity Lecture, 17 February 1939, RP XIV.3 (60), ULL. 14 Ibid. 15 Hansard HC vol.343, col. 151, 31 January 1939. 16 Letter of EFR to Butler, 17 May 1939, RP XIV.2.15 (19), ULL. 17 Letter of E. Cooper to Randall, 12 July 1939

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From Ebony to Ivory

‘Cosmetic’ Investments in the Body

Chiara Pussetti

Carey, Alicia Keys, Halle Berry or Rihanna! All these female black celebrities have light skin, long hair extensions … and have you ever noticed how Beyoncé's and Rihanna's eyes change colours? LOL. They have the money and the leisure time to change

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The Mysterious Mr Le Queux

War Novelist, Defence Publicist and Counterspy

Roger T. Stearn

much about his life today remains mysterious. His Who's Who entries, his interviews with popular magazines, his memoirs Things I Know about Kings, Celebrities and Crooks (1923) and, largely copied from them, the ‘official biography’ by Norman St

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“The Changing of the Guards”?

British Prehistoric Collections and Archaeology in the Museums of the Future

Catherine. J. Frieman and Neil Wilkin

and media types) where comment sections are standard and social media applications are removing longstanding fire-walls between audiences and their areas of interest (be they celebrities, politicians, or museum curators), digital media seem to be an

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Radical Reactionary

The Politics of William Le Queux

Harry Wood

echoed almost word for word in his problematic autobiography Things I Know about Kings, Celebrities, and Crooks. In the chapter ‘Spies and Spying’, he insisted that he approached the subject ‘without politics … for I am no politician, and have never