After everything else I had planned for this Spring got cancelled, I was delighted to be offered the opportunity to present at the BAAS Digital Dialogues series. Basically a virtual version of the BAAS Annual Conference, which was due to run in Liverpool in April this year, the Digital Dialogues allow academics to share their ideas in a virtual environment to benefit from each other’s feedback and generate new ideas.
Some musings on the benefits of holidays and doing nothing from a former compulsive worker. What’s to be gained by taking it easy?
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I have been very busy lately, which is why I haven’t written much. It’s not that I don’t have the… Read more A Short Update
Yesterday the fifth Public Intellectual event took place. As always, it was a real joy to spend a day in… Read more Another Great Day at the Office