The Social Scholar Archive: The Twitter feed from “The Anti-Social Scholar (and how not to become one)”

The Social Scholar is a free public lunchtime seminar series run by the School of Advanced Study.  Each seminar takes one aspect of social media or focuses on a specific social media tool or platform.  This is the first of a series of posts archiving online what happens at each event.  All materials related to… Continue reading The Social Scholar Archive: The Twitter feed from “The Anti-Social Scholar (and how not to become one)”

The Anti-Social Scholar (and how not to become one) – Social Scholar forthcoming event

The British Library

Academics ignore social media at their peril. In my experience, active engagement is a far better policy than burying our heads in the sand. The first public lunchtime seminar of The Social Scholar will be held in room 246 of Senate House (University of London) at 1pm next Wednesday (23 October).  Here’s a brief run… Continue reading The Anti-Social Scholar (and how not to become one) – Social Scholar forthcoming event

The #BloomsburyFest 2013 interviews: Ian Cooke, the British Library

In the run-up to #BloomsburyFest 2013, we are sharing a series of blog posts offering a sneak peak at this year’s line-up of performances, events, talks and workshops hosted by the School of Advanced Study. In this post we introduce Ian Cooke, who along with Sue Woods (BFI) will lead an exploration of public information… Continue reading The #BloomsburyFest 2013 interviews: Ian Cooke, the British Library

Another #BloomsburyFest sneak peak:
Interview with Ian Cooke

“Propaganda is very aware and alert to public opinion and public mood. It responds to that. It draws on what our existing hopes, fears,values, and prejudices might be.” Ian Cooke, co-curator of ‘Propaganda: Power and Persuasion’ In the run-up to #BloomsburyFest 2013, we are sharing a series of blog posts offering a sneak peak at… Continue reading Another #BloomsburyFest sneak peak:
Interview with Ian Cooke