In the footsteps.. Talking to Dr Roy Jackson in Cordoba..

Ignoring the slightly excess background noise (school-kids!) – I ask Roy about why he has come to Cordoba to do research.

I am there as part of the HM5050 Humanities Second Year Field trip – with 24 students from RPE, History, etc! See pics from the trip HERE!

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Philosophy, EDM (Electronic Dance Music) and Neo-Liberalism

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire in conversation with Dr Robin James about Electronic Dance Music (EDM), and how it relates to politics and philosophy:

71DZx1fVCZLRobin James is Associate Professor of Philosophy at UNC Charlotte. She is author of two books: Resilience & Melancholy: pop music, feminism, and neoliberalism  and The Conjectural225._altBody: gender, race and the philosophy of music.Her work on feminism, race, contemporary continental philosophy, pop music, and sound studies has appeared in The New Inquiry, Noisey, SoundingOut!, Hypatia, differences, Contemporary Aesthetics, and the Journal of Popular Music Studies. She is also a digital sound artist and musician, and often works as a member of citation:obsolete.

See Robin’s blog at http://www.its-her-factory.com/

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Resilience & Melancholy – talking to Dr Robin James about her new book…

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire in conversation with Dr Robin James about her new book Resilience & Melancholy: pop music, feminism, and neoliberalism 

71DZx1fVCZL Robin James is Associate Professor of Philosophy at UNC Charlotte. She is author of two books: Resilience & Melancholy: pop music, feminism, and neoliberalism  and The Conjectural 225._altBody: gender, race and the philosophy of music.Her work on feminism, race, contemporary continental philosophy, pop music, and sound studies has appeared in The New Inquiry, Noisey, SoundingOut!, Hypatia, differences, Contemporary Aesthetics, and the Journal of Popular Music Studies. She is also a digital sound artist and musician, and often works as a member of citation:obsolete.

 

See Robin’s blog at http://www.its-her-factory.com/

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Mysticism, Abuse and Connections: An interview..

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Catherine Tomas, a DPhil student in Theology, at Christ Church, Oxford, about a recent paper she gave, where she examines the lives of Christian mystics, and makes comparisons with the analysis often given of abusive relationships:

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Mysticism: Dialogue, Action & Abjection – an interview with Catherine Tomas

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Catherine Tomas, a DPhil student in Theology, at Christ Church, Oxford, about her work.

The conversation focuses on her ideas around a particular notion of mysticism – and its relation to ideas of dialogue, action and abjection..

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Psychedelic Drugs and Mystical Experience – an interview

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks CJ Romer about Psychedelic Drugs and Mystical Experience.

Dave says ‘We reminisce about the 1980/90s, and end up with a longer-than-planned conversation, but I think it is a valuable one for anyone interested in these topics – CJ knows a huge amount about these topics.’

CJ recently wrote a review of BREAKING CONVENTION: ESSAYS ON PSYCHEDELIC CONSCIOUSNESS  – Read the review here.

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