Staff publications

The Over-Extended Mind? New publication from Darian Meacham

New publication from Darian Meacham (Philosophy) and Miguel Prado (UWE, Bristol): The Over-Extended Mind? Pink Noise and the Ethics of Interaction-Dominant Systems

There is a growing recognition within cognitive enhancement and neuroethics debates of the need for greater emphasis on cognitive artefacts.

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Erlichman publishes edited collection on post-war Germany

Camilo Erlichman has published an edited collection on ‘Transforming Occupation in the Western Zones of Germany: Politics, Everyday Life and Social Interactions, 1945-55’ (Bloomsbury: London, 2018). The book was launched in the Netherlands with a round-table discussion at the workshop ‘Towards a European History of the 1940s’, organised by Erlichman on 10 October at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam.

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Sonic Skills book by Karin Bijsterveld published in open access

‘Sonic Skills: Listening for Knowledge in Science, Medicine and Engineering (1920s-Present)’, authored by Karin Bijsterveld, has been published by Palgrave in open access format.

About the book

It is common for us today to associate the practice of science primarily with the act of seeing—with staring at computer screens, analyzing graphs, and presenting images.

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New FASoS T&L Blog post on stress among students

Media have been reporting about increased levels of stress and psychological problems among students in Higher Education. While some question to what extent this really is a serious problem, others describe this as one of the biggest challenges universities are currently confronted with.

In our latest FASoS Teaching and Learning Blog post, student advisor Pia Harbers gives her take on the matter and suggests ways in which teaching staff can act.

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‘The Global New Deal’ Goes Italian

Kiran’s prize-winning ‘The New Deal: A Global History’ (Princeton: Princeton UP, 2016) has now come out in Italian.

Il New Deal. Una storia globale was published by Einaudi, one of Italy’s leading publishing houses.

Conceptual Analysis Available in Open Access Formats

Many years ago, Sjaak Koenis and Karin Bijsterveld co-authored a very concise introductory text on Conceptual Analysis for FASoS students, in Dutch. A translation to English followed suit. They have recently updated this English translation with help of Darryl Cressman, and slightly redrafted both the Dutch and English versions of the text.

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Release of English-language edition of Ernő Munkácsi’s How It Happened

McGill-Queen’s University Press has released a critical, English-language edition of Ernő Munkácsi’s ‘How It Happened. Documenting the Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry‘. The critical edition includes an introduction by Nina Munk, a scholarly introduction by Ferenc Laczó, a biographical sketch by Susan Papp, extensive annotations and a glossary by Ferenc Laczó and László Csősz as well as maps and photos. The volume has been edited by Nina Munk.

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New FASoS T&L Blog post on academic research and writing

Academic research and writing are at the core of university studies. Just before the summer break student magazine Mosaïek published an excellent issue on research and writing with contributions by FASoS students and staff. We have just published the contribution by Patrick Bijsmans, highlighting four underestimated ways to become a better academic writer, on our FASoS Teaching & Learning Blog website.

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Book presentation ‘Het hart op de tong’, on 11 October

René Gabriels, Sjaak Koenis and Tsjalling Swierstra edited ‘Het hart op de tong‘, a Dutch language volume on the role of emotions in politics. The book is published by Amsterdam University Press, and will be publicly presented to former Maastricht alderman Jacques Costongs.

When: Thursday 11 October, 18.30
Where: Boekhandel De Tribune

The cover text is available in Dutch.

Patrick Bijsmans & Afke Groen contribute to Active Learning blog

Patrick Bijsmans and Afke Groen of the Department of Political Science – and the editors of the FASoS Teaching & Learning Blog – contributed a post to the ‘Active Learning in Political Science’ blog. Patrick and Afke argue that silence in PBL and active learning isn’t just a problem, but can also have a positive contribution to the group process. In addition, many silent students actually are not ‘free-riding’, but contribute in different ways.

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