Author Archives: guychandler

Slums as Spaces to Advance Gender Equality

What evidence is there to suggest that slums in the Global South are spaces which hinder progress towards the advances in gender equality nominally associated with development? Introduction Urban areas, home to more than half of the world’s population (Chant

Slums as Spaces to Advance Gender Equality

What evidence is there to suggest that slums in the Global South are spaces which hinder progress towards the advances in gender equality nominally associated with development? Introduction Urban areas, home to more than half of the world’s population (Chant

Mohammad Reza Shah – A US Instrument?

To what extent was Mohammad Reza Shah an instrument of US foreign policy between 1941 and 1979? The Shah’s role in Iran’s ascent from 1941-1979 is of considerable contention in the historiography of Third World leaders’ dependence on, or agency from,

Mohammad Reza Shah – A US Instrument?

To what extent was Mohammad Reza Shah an instrument of US foreign policy between 1941 and 1979? The Shah’s role in Iran’s ascent from 1941-1979 is of considerable contention in the historiography of Third World leaders’ dependence on, or agency from,

Undergraduate Dissertation — Entropy vs. Energy: the Subjective Symbol in Yevgeny Zamyatin’s ‘Islanders’ and ‘We’

  Introduction:   In June 1931, Yevgeny Zamyatin wrote to Stalin asking for the commutation of his death sentence to international exile. Within this openly insolent letter, Zamyatin included the following assertion: “Just as the Christians once invented the Devil

Undergraduate Dissertation — Entropy vs. Energy: the Subjective Symbol in Yevgeny Zamyatin’s ‘Islanders’ and ‘We’

  Introduction:   In June 1931, Yevgeny Zamyatin wrote to Stalin asking for the commutation of his death sentence to international exile. Within this openly insolent letter, Zamyatin included the following assertion: “Just as the Christians once invented the Devil

Architecture in Oz Shelach’s ‘Picnic Grounds’ + Sorayya Khan’s ‘Noor’

Examine the role of architecture in Oz Shelach’s Picnic Grounds and Sorayya Khan’s Noor.     Oz Shelach’s Picnic Grounds and Sorayya Khan’s Noor centre on two different partitions – Israel/Palestine and East Pakistan/West Pakistan – commenting on two unique cultural,

Architecture in Oz Shelach’s ‘Picnic Grounds’ + Sorayya Khan’s ‘Noor’

Examine the role of architecture in Oz Shelach’s Picnic Grounds and Sorayya Khan’s Noor.     Oz Shelach’s Picnic Grounds and Sorayya Khan’s Noor centre on two different partitions – Israel/Palestine and East Pakistan/West Pakistan – commenting on two unique cultural,

The Short Story, Literary Modernism, Kafka and Woolf

“The short story encapsulates the essence of literary modernism, and has an enduring ability to capture the episodic nature of twentieth-century experience” (Dominic Head). Examine the relationship between literary modernism and the short story with reference to the work of

The Short Story, Literary Modernism, Kafka and Woolf

“The short story encapsulates the essence of literary modernism, and has an enduring ability to capture the episodic nature of twentieth-century experience” (Dominic Head). Examine the relationship between literary modernism and the short story with reference to the work of

Moscow, January 1st, 2019

Originally posted on communists in situ:
An evening, sometime in the near future… Simon Critchley KADASHEVSKAYA HOTEL 26 Kadashevskaya nab. 115035 Moscow January 1st, 2019 I guess we could all have seen it coming a few years back. Things really…

Moscow, January 1st, 2019

Originally posted on communists in situ:
An evening, sometime in the near future… Simon Critchley KADASHEVSKAYA HOTEL 26 Kadashevskaya nab. 115035 Moscow January 1st, 2019 I guess we could all have seen it coming a few years back. Things really…

Imitating George Oppen

For my module ‘American Poetry: 1950 – Present’, we were tasked with a small assignment that required us to write “One or two poems in the style of one of the poets studied on the course, accompanied by a short

Imitating George Oppen

For my module ‘American Poetry: 1950 – Present’, we were tasked with a small assignment that required us to write “One or two poems in the style of one of the poets studied on the course, accompanied by a short

‘Castles in the Sky’

Originally posted on tarcoughsky:
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‘Castles in the Sky’

Originally posted on tarcoughsky:
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An Introduction to ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’

Mention the name of Little Lord Fauntleroy’s eponymous protagonist and one commonly receives a response centred on his iconic outfit.  That you would likely receive this same, possibly mocking response on either side of the Atlantic, attests to the intense

An Introduction to ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’

Mention the name of Little Lord Fauntleroy’s eponymous protagonist and one commonly receives a response centred on his iconic outfit.  That you would likely receive this same, possibly mocking response on either side of the Atlantic, attests to the intense

The Rwandan Genocide: the Redistribution of Christian Morals and Values

In the lead-up to my third and final year at KCL, I sat down to select modules for the coming year.  As I scanned the modules offered, one entitled ‘Testimony: Holocaust and Rwanda’ jumped out at me.  It seemed as

The Rwandan Genocide: the Redistribution of Christian Morals and Values

In the lead-up to my third and final year at KCL, I sat down to select modules for the coming year.  As I scanned the modules offered, one entitled ‘Testimony: Holocaust and Rwanda’ jumped out at me.  It seemed as