Academic publishing

Nowadays, academic publishing has become a multi-billion industry. Not knowledge as such, but profits are key in this industry. This commodification of knowledge production can be seen as a treath to academic culture. 

Multisensory Realities of Authentic Artworks

Paper
Olga Koltsova
18/11/2022
8 minutes to read

This paper demonstrates how the multisensory design of an art exhibition challenges the concept of artworks' authenticity and allows visitors to connect with the art at a more intimate level.

Artificial Intelligence Risks in the Health Care Sector

Paper
Luna-Anastasia Riedel
09/11/2022
4 minutes to read

This short article deals with the philosophical debate about Responsibility Gap in case an AI is used to diagnose patients before meeting a medical doctor. What would happen if the AI gives a wrong diagnosis, not recognising a new illness?

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Farewell, Jan Blommaert

Article
Tom Van Hout
09/01/2021
2 minutes to read

Tom Van Hout says farewell to Jan Blommaert. He praises not only the academic, but also the man who normalized vulnerability

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Jan Blommaert on life

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In this file, we collect the work Jan Blommaert has written for Diggit Magazine and work of others about his impact on the academic field. 

How My People My Country Reconstructs Chinese National Identity

Academic paper
Haiyan Huang
16/10/2020
34 minutes to read

In this paper, we focus on investigating the discursive strategies appropriated by and the new connotations of Chinese national identity and nationalism advocated in the recent Chinese national blockbuster My People My Country (MPMC).

Although we tend to think about digital humanities as the application of quantitative methods to digitized material, other digital tools can impact scholarship considerably. I introduce three types of born-digital publications: public databases, hypertext journals, and companion websites. I argue that these are digital humanities tools that drive nonlinear research practices, enabling personal and communal readings.

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Academic publishing

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Academic publishing is part of academia, but at the same time it is predatory and destroying healthy academic life.