Tag: Ephemera

The labour of academia: Ephemera volume 17, number 3

Timely interventions for current intensified situation here and I’m sure for others…

The purpose of the contemporary university is being radically transformed by the encroachment of corporate imperatives into higher education. This has inevitable consequences for managerial interventions, ​​​funding structures, and teaching and research audits. It also impacts on the working conditions of academic staff in university institutions in terms of teaching, research, administration and public engagement. Starting from this basis, the special issue seeks to explore questions about how the work of scholars is being shaped, managed and controlled under the regime of ‘academic capitalism’ and, in turn, to ask what might be done about it.



Ephemera call for papers on special issue on Affective Capitalism

This from the organizers of the Affective Capitalism symposium in Turku last week…

Call for papers for an ephemera special issue on: Affective Capitalism

Issue Editors: Tero Karppi, Anu Laukkanen, Mona Mannevuo, Mari
Pajala, Tanja Sihvonen

This special issue aims at describing and understanding the regime of
‘affective capitalism’. Read on CFP_AffectiveCapitalism_ephemeraSI