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Culture as Capital

The title might seem to be an echo of Pierre Bourdieu's famous conception of Cultural Capital. The use of culture as a power-resource is an extensively-used connotation. In its embodied state, cultural capital encompasses personal qualities and ... The Statesman, 3 days ago

The undecided in opinion surveys

The sociologist Pierre Bourdieu once said: One of the most pernicious effects of opinion surveys is to put people in a position where they must answer a question they have never thought about. I can personally attest to that as a sociologist who has ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer2 months ago
Daily News Egypt

Syrian refugee and philosopher receives Germany's Goethe Medal

A Syrian refugee is among the three winners of Germany's Goethe Medal for intercultural understanding: philosopher Sadik Al-Azm. Museum director Neil MacGregor and theatredirector Eva Sopher were also honoured. The awards ceremony took place in ...
 Daily News Egypt2 days ago
Daily Sun

Nigeria is highly tribalized and polarized

UNDOUBTEDLY, Nigeria is a fractured nation that is experiencing enormous polar­izations due to overwhelming presence of tribal sentiments and lack of social capital. Nigeria, a populous nation with inesti­mable promises, prides itself as the ...
 Daily Sun1 week ago
Centre College

Coffee, conversation and camaraderie at Theory Camp 2015

Centre College's celebrated faculty are life-long learners, just like their students, and their commitment to having important conversations in and out of the classroom continues even during the summer. For the ninth year, Van Winkle Professor of ...
 Centre College2 weeks ago

Film studies and cultural studies

Film Studies is increasingly coming under the sway of cultural studies. In the 1980s and 1990's the 'Screen School', largely under the guidance of Jacques Lacan and Louis Althusser, exercised a deep influence on the growth of film studies. Questions ...
 Ceylon Today1 month ago
McGill University

Cultural Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Shalini Ganendra Fine Art

News and Events has an MBA from Desautels (2014) in Strategy and Leadership. In 2015, he collaborated with Datin Shalini Ganendra's gallery and cultural center, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art (SGFA), headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has ...
 McGill University1 month ago

Obama's evolution of marriage and sexuality: An Asian perspective

Asia Times News & Features, Southeast Asia During the re-election cycle in 2012, President Obama sent seismic shock waves through the news media when he became the first American president to publicly support marriage equality. On June 26, 2015, ...
 Asia Times Online2 months ago

Stand above parochial loyalties

Prof. Kalinga Tudor Silva on the role of universities in post-war reconciliation in Sri Lanka : Post-war rebuilding in Sri Lanka should serve two related purposes. One is to rebuild infrastructure including houses, hospitals, roads, railways, public ...
 Sunday Observer2 months ago

Serendipity: A New Boost to the e-Consumer

Should we not prefer making a surprising "find" rather than a comforting search? In a world in which attention is a necessary condition to the value creation of works, anything goes when it comes to prescribing a way for the overwhelmed E-Consumer ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago
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