All Backchannels Entries Tagged 'policy'
Reflections / Prince K. Guma"Questions need to be posed as to how we ought to (dis)associate and (dis)connect from/with dominant and inextricable narratives, imaginaries and dichotomies if we must accurately subsume the African city within the increasingly precarious global present."
Reflections / Steve G. HoffmanIs prediction in AI a fool's errand?
Reflections / Brian Hamilton and Rachel GrossHere we follow the examples of other scholars who have contributed to public conversation by creating accessible syllabi (for example, the University of Minnesota’s brand-new #ImmigrationSyllabus) that compile academic and non-academic readings to contextualize contemporary debates.
Reflections / Scott Smith and Georgina VossPreachings from the pulpit of populism promise to summon up a world that existed from the end of World War II until the tech boom of the 1980s.
Reflections / Jonathan CoopersmithIn office Obama was fundamentally an optimist about the potential of science and technology to improve society and safely expand the economy.
Projects / Alex Rushforth, Laurens Hessels, Ruth Müller, Sarah de Rijcke, Thomas Franssen, Tjitske Holtrop & Wolfgang KaltenbrunnerDespite growing interest, as an object of study ‘excellence’ discourses, policies, and instruments remain somewhat difficult to pin down. This is at least partly due to the term itself being something of an ambiguous container concept.