Steve and Tara talk about PhD oral examinations
Steve and Tara talk about PhD oral examinations
Steve and Tara talk about how best to approach a prospective PhD supervisor
In a follow up to last year's University of Trumpland much downloaded podcast Steve and Tara take on the accelerated culture of Trumpland
Steve and Tara talk about Emerald's new book series Emerald Studies in Deviant Leisure which Steve is co-editing with Thomas Raymen and Oliver Smith from Plymouth University in the UK
Steve and Tara talk about the Hillsborough and Grenfell Tower disasters, separated by 28 years but connected stories of injustice
Steve and Tara talk theory and its importance for PhD students
Steve and Tara talk about the continuing value of regional universities
Steve and Tara talk about old and new systems of PhD supervision
Steve and Tara talk about the nature and possibilities of co-supervision of the PhD
Steve and Tara vodcast on how my book Theoretical Times was written, from blog to book
Steve and Tara talk about the paperback edition of Football and Accelerated Culture: This Modern Sporting Life
Steve and Tara talk about the aims of a PhD Examination
Steve and Tara talk about social media for academics and its value for research dissemination
Steve and Tara talk about the creation, production and writing of Steve's new book Theoretical Times
Steve and Tara talk about postgraduate students producing their first articles
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Steve and Tara talk about Academic Journalism
Steve and Tara talk about the relative benefits of doing a PhD or Research Masters
Steve and Tara talk about the popular cultural significance of Steve opening the box of 36 CDs of Bob Dylan: 1966 Live Recordings, the complete recordings of the 1966 tour Dylan and his band undertook in USA, Australia and Europe including the Judas concert at Manchester Free Trade Hall in May 1966 when a fan shouted out 'Judas' and Dylan replied 'I Don't Believe You, You're a Liar'
Steve and Tara talk about the outcome of the USA election and the global rise of the right
Steve and Tara talk about the current state of international Leisure Studies and related disciplines and the possibility of a Digital Leisure Studies
Steve and Tara talk about the new era for the book chapter in edited collections
Steve and Tara talk about the term Nano Learning and its application to education and various forms of social media
Steve and Tara participate in a seminar with Postgraduate students studying the Susskinds' book The Future of The Professions
Steve and Tara talk about the selection of examiners for PhD and its importance especially in the Australian system which does not have an oral exam at present
In this vodcast version Steve and Tara talk about the global process of confirmation of candidature for PhD students and how it can be improved for staff and students
Steve and Tara talk (podcast version) about the confirmation of candidature process for PhD students
Steve and Tara talk about preparing research supervision training for staff
Steve and Tara talk about innovation parks like Tonsley Precinct at Flinders University in Adelaide and The Sharp Project in Manchester in their discussion of creative Industries, the knowledge economy, post-industrialisation and the implications for PhD students' work and careers
Steve and Tara talk about the contemporary global higher education workplace and strategies for avoiding toxic ones
Steve and Tara talk about a neglected part of PhD supervision and examination - people's relationships and families
Steve and Tara talk about Educational Cities, globalisation and the best places for postgraduate students to work
Steve, Tara, Sunny and Glory revisit the 1978 book from the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies Policing The Crisis for postgraduate study of Australia in 2016
Steve gently parodies the mini-genre of 'opening the box' of Bob Dylan's Cutting Edge Bootleg Series special edition before going on to write a book chapter based on it called Digital Dylan
Steve and Tara on the pasts of Cultural Studies and how discussion of Creative Industries fits into these histories
Steve and Tara talk about the PhD Confirmation of Candidature processes
Steve and Tara talk about the alternative futures and the pasts of Cultural Studies
Steve and Tara talk about the relevance of concepts like Subculture and Post-Subcultures today
Steve and Tara talk about the need for New Examiners to learn about Doctoral Examination
Steve and Tara talk about Deviant Leisure Cultures. Deviant Leisure is the brainchild of Oliver Smith at Plymouth University, and Steve and Tara talk about how this idea might invigorate critical criminology and digital leisure studies
Steve talks about his idea of Digital Leisure Studies and how this will change the nature and scope of Leisure Studies
Steve and Tara talk about the historical development of Doctor Who as an example of High Popular Culture
Steve talks about the original Manchester Institute for Popular Culture (MIPC) which he co-directed with Derek Wynne in the early to mid 1990s
Steve and Tara talk about solo supervision of PhD students
Steve and Tara talk about PhD students building a CV
Steve talks in depth with Brett Hutchins of Monash University in his Media Sport podcast series - on football culture, accelerated culture and politics of football culture
Steve and Tara talk about the use of Skype in PhD supervision
Steve and Tara talk about interdisciplinarity and the PhD
Steve explains what is sporting claustropolis, how he developed it as a concept and how it relates to other concepts in his book Football and Accelerated Culture: This Modern sporting Life
Steve and Tara talk about academics using Twitter
Steve explores the phrase 'sporting claustropolis' that is introduced in his new book, Football and Accelerated Culture (http://www.tandf.net/books/details/97...)
Tara and Steve Redhead discuss how, why and where his new book, Football and Accelerated Culture, was written. How did Twitter (new media) transform book publishing (old media).
Steve Redhead introduces a long term project, investigating the hooligan memoir. This research is published in his new book, Football and Accelerated Culture (http://www.tandf.net/books/details/97...)
Steve introduces his new book for Routledge: Football and Accelerated Culture - This modern sporting life (http://www.tandf.net/books/details/97...). In this video, he explains the meaning of the title
Steve Redhead introduces the new field of 'physical cultural studies' and explains why his new book, Football and Accelerated Culture (http://www.tandf.net/books/details/97...) is part of this new paradigm.
In this introductory video, Steve welcomes subscribers to his YouTube Channel.
Particular methods are fashionable, and then move out of fashion. Tara and Steve talk about ethnography, the disco of research methods. But as ethnography moves beyond its fame and height in the 1970s, how can it reconfigure and refresh for the 2010s?
Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead get stroppy (again), pondering the nature of ethics committees - and research ethics more generally - in the neoliberal university.
How has football transformed through globalization and digitization? Steve Redhead talks with Tara Brabazon about his new book for Routledge, Football and Accelerated Culture: This Modern Sporting Life.
How can policy makers and local councils encourage movement in small cities? Leanne McRae, Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon explore these third tier cities and the benefits of thinking about physical cultural studies in a way that integrates the analogue and the digital, the tourist and the resident.
Do you feel closed in? Do you want to leave the planet because of war, terrorism, violence and xenophobia? The concept that captures this tendency is claustropolitanism. Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon discuss claustropolitanism, and the popular cultural texts that capture it: Top of the Lake, Breaking Bad, The Tunnel, Orange is the New Black and The Fall.
These theoretical times are also accelerated times. What is the role of momentum and speed in our understanding of identity and popular culture? Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead talk about accelerated culture and accelerationism, and the countervailing forces of slow culture and slow food.
What happens to a working class when there is no longer work? How do we think about the middle class in relation to a digitized, globalized, casual workplace? Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon talk about reproletarianization and its relationship with Guy Standing's Precariat.
How did the Global Financial Crisis impact on our understandings of social relationships? Has foreclosure become a 'global condition'? Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead probe the concept of foreclosure and its relevance to theoretical times.
Why are methods so boring in the contemporary university? How can the theories of method be enlivened and enlivening in the humanities and social sciences? Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon translate and transform Paul Virilio's Bunker Archaeology to develop a new way of thinking about space, identity, ethnography and surveillance.
Does sociology have a future? How does the discipline - and the scholars within it - manage neo-liberalism, xenophobia, terrorism and gated communities? Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon explore this concept of 'claustropolitan sociology' as part of their 'Theoretical times' series.
How can you create a research plan? How can early career, mid career and senior scholar managed research policies demanding high levels of productivity and accountability? Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead talk about how to develop a research career in difficult times.
We need - right now - a complex and intricate theorization of power and the state. Louis Althusser provides scholars and citizens with that theorization. Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon, in this sixth podcast in Theoretical Times, discuss Louis Althusser and why he is returning to intellectual fashion.
What are the most effective media platforms for university academics? Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon explore which social media platforms are best for academics at each stage of their career.
Being a PhD student is complicated. What is more important: finishing the doctorate in the minimum time, or publishing some articles on the way?
Steve and Tara explore the difficult balance between the PhD and publishing refereed scholarship during the candidature.
What do technology, speed, war, bunkers and architecture have in common? All are interests of Paul Virilio. Tara talks with Steve Redhead about Virilio, understanding his specific place in these theoretical times.
What is the role of the creative object in a PhD programme? Tara and Steve probe the troubling terrain of the creative doctorate. Investigating the DCA (the Doctor of Creative Arts) and the PhD composed of an artefact and exegesis, they explore the challenges of standards, standardization and quality.
The great survivor of French philosophy, Alain Badiou offers evocative and provocative theorizations of subjectivity, ethics and modernity. Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead review his career, stature and value in these 'Theoretical Times.'
Slavoj Zizek is much more than a Slovenian Marxist philosopher. Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon talk about why his theorizations of culture and politics have been so powerful and so popular.
Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead enter the vexed terrain of doctoral examination. They assist doctoral students and supervisors to manage the emotion of the process to create a concrete outcome: a successful doctoral graduation.
What are the warning signs of poor supervisors and examiners? In this final session, Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon talk through the characteristics of inadequate supervisors and flawed examiners and examination.
Doctoral students own their own work, so when should a supervisor add their name to a publication? Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon enter this incredibly controversial area. Who owns a PhD student's publications?
Are there benefits of a 'celebrity professor' as a PhD supervisor? Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon discuss the benefits and challenges in choosing 'a name' rather than a portfolio of expertise.
Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon enter the vexed issue of selection processes that enable entry into doctoral programmes. In this third session, Steve and Tara present warning signs for students and also problematize the biases of supervisors.
Why do PhD students and supervisors have to fill in so many (damn) forms? How can we transform regulation into a positive outcome for the candidate and the candidature? Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon explore the reason for forms and how they can enable progress, rather than deflect attention from the project.
Steve Redhead and Tara Brabazon talk about a new and emerging field: physical cultural studies.
Tara talks with Steve Redhead about Jean Baudrillard. The 'postmodern' label applied to Baudrillard has underplayed his complexity and role in the contemporary academy.
Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead introduce 'theoretical times' with a discussion of Lucio Colletti.
Notions of quality are transforming in publishing and for publishers. Steve and Tara talk through this change.
Steve and Tara continue their book publishing series, exploring how to manage the great challenge of coauthors.
Steve and Tara discuss how to work with editors on special topics and special collections.
Steve and Tara discuss the most difficult part of book publishing: rejection. How is it best handled in a positive and productive way?
In this final podcast in their series, Steve and Tara provide a step-by-step guide to creating a book proposal.
Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead introduce the first podcast in their series on academic book publishing. This first sessions asks if - and why - books matter.
Tara and Steve explore the priorities for early career and emerging academics. Should the focus be on refereed articles or a scholarly monograph?
Steve and Tara explore the challenges and the potentials of edited collections. They show the advantages for editors and contributors, while also offering caveats for early career researchers.
Steve and Tara talk about the challenges, problems and joys that emerge when working with publishers.
Tara and Steve Redhead talk about Wellington, in Aotearoa / New Zealand. They explore city imaging and the specific creative industries agendas and policies in Wellington. Particular attention is placed on the transformative effect of the Global Financial Crisis on the very specific urbanity of Wellington.
Tara asks Steve Redhead why graduate students should read Erving Goffman. He probes the strengths and weaknesses of Goffman for current researchers.
Tara talks with Steve Redhead about Morecambe, a town in the north west of England. Morecambe has many claims to fame, including Eric Morecambe and remarkable tides. But it is through the Midland Hotel, a stunning Art Deco regeneration, that new reasons to visit the town have emerged. Through reclaiming modernism, Morecambe has modernised.
It is a cliche that we live in fast times, not careful times. One of the most relevant theorists of speed is Paul Virilio. Yet what can first year students gain from reading his work? Tara Brabazon talks with Steve Redhead about Paul Virilio and what his research and theories can offer to the understanding of accelerated culture.
Tara talks with Steve Redhead about teaching and learning strategies in law, legal studies, criminology and sociology.
Steve Redhead talks with Tara about the impact of the read write web on the teaching of law. There is attention to Twitter and the Leveson Inquiry and the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs).
Tara introduces Professor Steve Redhead's innovative assessment protocol for legal studies. Steve discusses the potential of cascading assessment for upper-level undergraduate students to enable research training.
Tara talks with Professor Steve Redhead about the potential and challenges of teaching sport in universities. From leisure studies, to sports journalism and entertainment and sports law, sport offers an innovative strategy to teach complex ideas in new ways.
Tara talks with Steve Redhead about teaching and learning strategies in law, legal studies, criminology and sociology.
Tara and Steve Redhead have a conversation about how to gain a high mark for a research project. They discuss the key characteristics of outstanding student work.
Tara talks with Steve Redhead and discusses the characteristics of research projects that fail, or are marginally successful. How can students avoid the pitfalls and errors in their research?
Research training is a major area of the contemporary academy. A key - yet underasked question - is the difference between theory and method. Steve Redhead and Tara explore 'the turn to methods' and the impact of this 'turn' on the scale, scope and quality of research.
Tara and Steve Redhead discuss how to construct an annotated bibliography and research proposal for his course Cultural Studies of Law. The opportunities and challenges for students are discussed, along with potential sources.
Tara talks to Steve Redhead, asking him about the definitions and applications of critical criminology.
Tara asks Steve Redhead about prisons and popular culture. Why did he take university students on prison visits?
Tara Brabazon talks with Steve Redhead about his new book, We Have Never Been Postmodern. The role of post/modernity in the contemporary social sciences and humanities is discussed.
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about the nature of popular cultural time. Is it cyclical or linear?
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about his interview with Irvine Welsh. Steve explores how popular culture resonates within Irvine Welsh's writing.
Tara Brabazon talks with Steve Redhead about his memories of Tony Wilson, particularly remembering his support of the Manchester Institute for Popular Culture.
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about the place of sport in the contemporary creative industries.
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about the role of architecture in the creation of popular culture.
Professor Steve Redhead explores the role and place of 'the bunker' in the thinking of Paul Virilio. He finds a resonance for such thinking in the contemporary landscape of Eastbourne, East Sussex.
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about the night-time economy. What is it, and how does it align with economic development?
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about his new project, MANC: modern, accelerated, nonpostmodern culture.
A microinterview between Tara Brabazon and Steve Redhead, investigating theories of ‘the accident’.
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about why particular cities are associated with popular musical success.
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about the transformations to creative industries after the credit crunch.
What is a post youth culture? Are we now (post) youth?
What is the relationship between speed and popular culture? Is popular cultural change increasing in speed?
Why is there a confusion between an act of terrorism and an accident? Using the work of Paul Virilio, Steve Redhead explores answer to this question with Tara Brabazon.
Tara Brabazon talks to Steve Redhead about the future of football, after Hillsborough and the Premier League.