Another year of conference inferences! 5th anniversary post (James Burford & Emily F. Henderson)

In this post, we reflect back on another extraordinary year of blogging about conferences.

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Gender, Definitional Politics and ‘Live’ Knowledge Production: Contesting Concepts at Conferences

This post announces the paperback release of the book ‘Gender, Definitional Politics and ‘Live’ Knowledge Production: Contesting Concepts at Conferences’ and discusses how other researchers responded to the book at an online symposium.

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Conference Inference 4th anniversary post: Blogging conferences during the COVID-19 pandemic

In this post, Jamie and Emily look back at the goings-on of Conference Inference during 2020. We share what it was like to blog about conferences over a time where events and the people behind them have been significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We also discuss some of our Conference Inference resolutions for 2021.

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‘More puerile scaremongering’? – piecing together the impact of Brexit on conferences (Emily F. Henderson)

Will Brexit have an impact on conferences? This post sets out to show that yes, there will be an impact – and why.  

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Anniversary post: Conference Inference year three!

Today marks the start of our third year of editing Conference Inference Blog! In this post we reflect back on another year of blogging on conferences and cast our eyes toward the year ahead.

 

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Getting meta at #ACIDC18: Presenting a cultural history of a conference to that very same conference community

In this post James Burford shares his reflections from the Symposium “Early deliberations from a cultural history of the Academic Identities conference” which was presented at the Academic Identities Conference, Hiroshima, in September 2018.

 

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Conference Inference on Raewyn Connell’s “Surviving and thriving at academic conferences”

In this post Conference Inference editors Emily Henderson and James Burford read alongside Raewyn Connell’s recent blog series entitled “Surviving and Thriving at an Academic Conference”

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Academics on the dance floor: The curious practice of the conference disco

In this post James Burford reflects on the magic and mystery of the academic conference disco.

 

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