‘Small World’ Gets More Publicity

My Chinese new book ‘Small World: Footnotes to Academic Observations’ was listed as one of the top 20 ‘Impactful Books’ in the non-fiction/popular science category (above pic). And that was BEFORE the book promotion event in September. It was also a nice surprise to learn that Tongji University‘s library recommended this non-academic book on their … Continue reading

‘Author Meets Critics’ PACITA conference in Prague

Just got back from Prague, a wonderful city! Here I attended the conference, ‘Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions’, organised by the FP-7 project PACITA. The conference dedicated its ‘Author Meets Critics‘ session to my book ‘ The Cosmopolitanization of Science‘. I was asked to present the book I wrote in 4 years … Continue reading

Conference Dec 2012: Risk and Climate Change – The Shaping of a Cosmopolitan Future

Paris, I’m back! I’m organising a conference on cosmopolitanism and climate change this December on behalf of Prof Ulrich Beck’s Chair at Collège d’études mondiales, FMSH. This is quite an exciting event and I look forward to catching up with my friends in Paris! Risk and Climate Change: The Shaping of a Cosmopolitan Future Date: 10 … Continue reading