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September 17th 2021 0

The Epistemology of Reading and Interpretation

One of these days my book The Epistemology of Reading and Interpretation will appear. I am, of course, pleased with this beautifully covered outcome of a couple of years hard work! The book grew out of something of a puzzle that had struck me many times o…

September 16th 2021

Making Dinosaur a Household Word

Nowadays it’s regularly remarked that people think all prehistoric animals are dinosaurs. The flying Pteranodon? Dinosaur. The aquatic Ichthyosaurus? Dinosaur. Mammuthus primigenius – or rather the woolly mammoth? Dinosaur. Whatever we make of…

September 15th 2021

Non-State Actors’ Right in Maritime Delimitation: Lessons from Land – interview with Dr Marianthi Pappa

What made you write this book? The monograph is based on my doctoral thesis, which was defended at the University of Aberdeen in June 2018. That work had emerged from a mere ‘what if’ question. While studying the world’s maritime boundar…

September 14th 2021

Crossing Borders in Cold War Central Europe

When the Berlin Wall famously fell on November 9, 1989, crowds from East and West Germany gathered along the border to celebrate the end of the Cold War in Europe. The Berlin Wall was a simple and powerful shorthand for the oppressiveness of communism not…

September 13th 2021

Archaeology as History on the Great Plains

Many people see “history” as something we get from written records that tells us how important people influenced great events—colleagues in my institution’s history department sometimes make that clear. From that perspective, the &…

September 10th 2021

Capitalism, Reconceived

It seems the more that is said about capitalism, the less people understand it. This might be intentional: capitalism has become a politically useful catch-phrase, conveniently morphing into whatever politicians wish it to be. Progressives blame capitalis…

September 9th 2021

Surviving Climate Chaos: Chaos, strength and community

While we strive for zero and negative emissions, climate chaos is inevitable and must be met by strengthening all our local community and ecological systems

September 8th 2021

Gothic in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries

The blurb for our book makes the bold claim that this is the first history of Gothic in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This may seem surprising – the study of Gothic literature and film is well established in the academy, and Gothic has b…

September 8th 2021

Management of Complex Treatment-Resistant Psychotic Disorders

Management of Complex Treatment-Resistant Psychotic Disorders is a newly published colorful, concise reference compact paperback text for those clinicians who treat some of the most challenging patients on the planet. It was created by a California group …

September 8th 2021

Invitation to Book Launch Webinar – Changing Senses of Place: Navigating Global Challenges

You are cordially invited to the book launch where you will hear from the editors of Changing Senses of Place: Navigating Global Challenges who will address the vital question of how to navigate the contested forces of stability and change in a world shap…

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September 17th 2021 0

Understanding The Unique Challenges That Patients With Brain Cancer Can Face Accessing Medical Assistance In Dying

The article, Neuro-oncology Clinicians’ Attitudes and Perspectives on Medical Assistance in Dying, from Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences describes the results of an international survey of neuro-oncology clinicians about medical assistance …

September 16th 2021 0

Amazing usage of Higher Education from Cambridge University Press website during its first year

Using full-collection customers in the United Kingdom as a case study, we looked at usage of our HE digital textbooks since the Higher Education from Cambridge University Press website launched.…

September 16th 2021 0

GLJ Editorial Message for Issue 22.6

Dear Reader,It is my great pleasure to welcome you all back from your summer break and announce the publication of issue 6 of the German Law Journal.We…

September 16th 2021 0

Introducing the CEH special issue ‘Eastern European–Middle Eastern Relations: Continuities and Changes from the Time of Empires to the Cold War’

The aim of this special issue is to study the Middle East and Eastern Europe, including South-Eastern Europe, as one interwoven space and to use it as a laboratory to explore conceptual issues regarding modern societal transnational and state internationa…

September 15th 2021 0

Infant Formula Websites Overtly Discourage Breastfeeding

Direct-to-consumer messages on company websites promote benefits of formula feeding, position it as superior to breastmilk An analysis of websites for baby formula manufacturers finds that their messages and images discourage breastfeeding while toutin…

September 14th 2021 0

Tuning in to digestion with MRI

The Paper of the Month for September is ‘Monitoring food digestion with magnetic resonance techniques‘ from the Proceedings of Nutrition Society and is free to access for 1 month.…

September 14th 2021 0

Lockdown effect on cryptosporidiosis in New Zealand

Cryptosporidium species are intestinal parasites that infect a wide range of vertebrate host species, causing a considerable burden of gastrointestinal disease. Cryptosporidium infections in humans are mostly caused by two species: C. hominis, which is pr…

September 14th 2021 0

Struggling To Fix Teams In Real Work Settings

The September Article of the Month from The Spanish Journal of Psychology is entitled Struggling to Fix Teams in Real Work Settings: A Challenge Assessment and an Intervention Toolbox by Carlos-María Alcover, Ramón Rico, and Michael Wes…

September 13th 2021 0

Showing up to Improvisation

Emerging to sociality during a pandemic has felt like a process of improvisation—making gestures toward imagining oneself in relation to others, to past selves, and to future possibilities.…

September 13th 2021 0

Good news, everyone: Women feel more attractive before ovulation

Evolution has shaped women’s ovulatory cycles to be characterised by complex recurring physiological processes of changing hormones and organ tissue. However, these changes often bring about unwanted aspects – be it premenstrual symptoms such …

September 10th 2021 0

Maimonides’s Rationalization of the Incest Taboo, Its Reception in Thirteenth-Century Kabbalah, and Their Affinity to Aquinas

It is common to view Christian and Jewish traditions as conflicting dramatically in their attitude towards sexuality. This view is supported by the fact that Catholic traditions promote celibacy as a religious ideal, while Jewish traditions place marriage…

September 10th 2021 0

Working Together to Find and Protect Unmarked Graves

Janvier, Alberta | 2019 It was a cold October morning in northeastern Alberta. I had been invited by the Chipewyan Prairie First Nation (CPFN) to conduct a small ground-penetrating radar (GPR) survey of a historic burial ground on one of their reser…

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