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The Contested Landscape Of Jerusalem

The Review

John Matthew Barlow discusses University of Tel Aviv archeologist Raphael Greenberg's new research on the dig at Wadi Hilweh, and its political and cultural ramifications for Israelis and Palestinians.

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  • Contested Jerusalem

    Research

    John Matthew Barlow discusses University of Tel Aviv archeologist Raphael Greenberg's new research on the dig at Wadi Hilweh, and its political and cultural ramifications for Israelis and Palestinians.

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  • The Occidental Guerrilla

    Book Review

    Michael A. Innes reviews David Kilcullen's new book The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One. A timely and astute synthesis of experience, research and analysis, the author pinpoints the political shear between minority existential threats to US interests and the majority of the world's locally invested guerrillas who just want to be left alone.

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  • Architecture & Biopolitics

    Interview

    Berlin-based writer Daniel Miller's October 2008 interview with Swedish philosopher and SITE Magazine Editor-In-Chief Sven-Olov Wallenstein, on his new book Biopolitics and the Emergence of Modern Architecture (Princeton Architectural Press, 2009).

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  • Wired For War

    Symposium

    The second symposium in CTlab's 2009 series, focused on Peter Singer's new book, Wired For War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century (Penguin Press: 2009), ran from 30 March to 2 April. Singer and half a dozen scholars from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Austria debated the use and ethics of robots in war.

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  • The Limits Of "Security"

    Current Intelligence

    Kenneth Anderson explores the link between international financial instability and global security in response to Judy Shelton's recent Wall Street Journal op-ed.

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EDITOR: Michael A. Innes
PEERLESS: John Matthew Barlow 
CONTRIBUTOR: Chris Albon CONTRIBUTOR: Martin Senn
CONTRIBUTOR: Marc Tyrrell
CONTRIBUTOR: Eric Randolph
CONTRIBUTOR: Ken Anderson
CONTRIBUTOR: Tim Stevens
CONTRIBUTOR: Marisa Urgo

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Entries in teaching (3)

Sunday
28Jun

Academic Freedom At the University of Nottingham

Updated on Jun 28, 2009 at 14:24 by Registered CommenterMike Innes

The reading lists of lecturers at the University of Nottingham's School of Politics and International Relations are being scrutinised for material that is illegal or could incite violence.

The institution has set up a "module review committee", made up of teaching-group heads, to advise on academics' teaching material.

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Tuesday
09Jun

Drezner On Sorting The Wheat From the Staff

As someone who'll soon be walking away from the day job to pursue research, writing, and teaching opportunities, I find this sort of thing useful (if terrifying). Pundits like Patrick Thaddeus Jackson and Peter Howard have been making some pretty clear points on the vicissitudes of pursuing an academic career. Drezner's take on their discussion puts things in perspective:

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Sunday
07Jun

Blogging, Reputation, Tenure, and Libel...

Or something along those lines. Active participation in blogging  by academics has come a long way over the last few years, but it still has a way to go before it achieves the sort of critical mass of credibility that will satisfy the ivory tower. In some disciplines - like law and architecture - blogging seems to be more prevalent than in others (I write "seem" simply because I'm assuming it to be so, but haven't really counted the beans, so I don't actually know on empirical grounds whether blogging predominates in one

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