Archive for 2010

All the articles posted on this website can be found here, organised in chronological sequence according to their date of writing or first publication.

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‘Useful idiots’ or what? A reply to Jonathan Mirsky »

December 15th, 2010 | Posted in: Articles General, China

A letter published under the heading ‘Mirsky is mistaken’ in the Spectator on 11 December 2010.

‘Robinson in Ruins’ – a discussion at BFI Southbank »

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in: News and Previews (past)

BFI Southbank – NFT1 – 17.20 -20 November 2010 – film & panel discussion

Diggers and Levellers in Red China? »

October 30th, 2010 | Posted in: Articles General, Englishness and British national identity

‘On 1 October 1954, Sir Hugh Casson, the urbane professor of interior design who had been director of architecture at the Festival of Britain, found himself standing by the Tiananmen Gate in the ancient and still walled city of Peking…’ An article in the Guardian Review.

‘The end of the public university in England’? »

October 28th, 2010 | Posted in: Articles General, Found Objects, Kulchur

James Vernon’s thoughts on the future of the humanities in British universities.

Don’t count the turds: on Owen Hatherley and The New Ruins of Great Britain »

October 26th, 2010 | Posted in: Art & its applications, Articles General, Englishness and British national identity

A review published in Architecture Today (212, October 2010, p. 6).

China in Cheltenham, 17 October 2010 »

October 14th, 2010 | Posted in: Articles General, News and Previews (past)

I’ll be at the Cheltenham Festival, giving an illustrated┬átalk about Passport to Peking, at 1600 on Sunday 17 October 2010.

‘Faintly comic’? On ‘Night Waves’? »

October 14th, 2010 | Posted in: Articles General, News and Previews (past)

Here Comes the Boss – industrial democracy at the Glacier Metal Factory »

October 10th, 2010 | Posted in: Articles General, Found Objects, Miscellaneous rigs of the time

Alan Sugar and his dreadful would-be apprentices aside, is it likely nowadays that the British media would support a serious inquiry into the all-devouring creed we have come to know as ‘management’?

‘Relocating the High Lyric Voice’ – a reading and discussion with Robin Blaser, John Kinsella, Denise Riley, Peter Blegvad and Iain Sinclair »

September 15th, 2010 | Posted in: Articles General, Literature

An extract from a conversation broadcast on ‘Night Waves’ (BBC Radio Three), 22 January 1997.

Travels in Keillerland: “The Future of Landscape and the Moving Image” »

September 10th, 2010 | Posted in: Articles General, Englishness and British national identity

Over the last three or so years, I’ve been involved in a collaborative project funded as part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s ‘Landscape and Environment’ programme, and based at the Royal College of Art in London…