Dr Katia Savrami is Assistant Professor of Dance Studies and Choreology in the Department of Theatre Studies at the University of Patras, Greece. She received her MA and PhD degrees from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance at City, University of London. Continue reading
Dr Arundhati Bhattacharyya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Diamond Harbour Women’s University in West Bengal, India. She is an alumna of Presidency College, Kolkata (now Presidency University) and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and she obtained her PhD from the University of Calcutta.
Indian architecture is known to suffer from the poverty of written authentic material on the state of profession and professional practice in the country. Challenges posed by globalisation, liberalization and opening of the Indian economies has placed the profession at the cross roads. Accordingly, the profession of architecture is in search of an identity and direction which can help it in re-discovering its lost glory and status.
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Forty Years of Popular Culture in Italy
|Publisher:||Cambridge Scholars Publishing|
|Editors:||Enrico Minardi (Arizona State University); Paolo Desogus (Sorbonne Universités)|
Some of the most original pages from Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks are dedicated to the subject of mass culture. Antonio Gramsci was in fact the first one to realize the relevance of the cultural industry’s products as far as their ideological content, embedded world views, and expressive forms are concerned. His interpretative model later influenced Umberto Eco who successfully combined the Gramscian methodology with his own semiotic approach in some of his most important essays (regarding a manifold variety of cultural artifacts, belonging to categories as diverse as cinema, comics, advertising, and journalism).
This December marks the final month of the United Nations’ designated International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly both in recognition of the vast potential of the tourism industry and to encourage the expansion of the sector towards sustainability.
Our December Book of the Month is A World Beyond Global Disorder: The Courage to Hope, edited by Fred Dallmayr and Edward Demenchonok.
At Cambridge Scholars, we are very proud that many of our authors and their publications are critically acclaimed by eminent scholars in their respective fields. We put our authors at the centre of everything we do, and this month we would like to take this opportunity to highlight a particularly noteworthy review.