Tag Archives: University of Manchester

Post-Socialism & Islam in Tajikistan

A review of Re‐producing Social Relations; Political and Economic Change and Islam in Post‐Soviet Tajik Ishkashim, by Aliaa Remtilla Aliaa Remtilla’s fascinating dissertation “Re‐producing social…

Geological Collections as Material Culture

A review of The Uses, Meanings, and Values of Natural Objects: University Earth Science Objects and Collections as Material Culture, by Hannah-Lee Chalk. As scholars…

Promoting “Modern” Physics in Britain 1900-40

A review of Negotiating Progress: Promoting “Modern” Physics in Britain, 1900-1940, by Imogen Clarke. Imogen Clarke’s dissertation urges us to examine with much greater care…

The Forbidden Traces of Memory in Bucharest

A review of Chorographies of Memory: Everyday Sites and Practices of Remembrance Work in Post-socialist, EU Accession-era Bucharest, by Alyssa Grossman. “Chorography” is the process…