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Jonathan Silver

objectivity. And finally, that discussions about what kind of reparations and returns the collection demands; to whom, and how this will be achieved, should not be put off until some undetermined future moment. Up until the appointment of the current director in early 2018, Manchester Museum had seemingly done little to address these questions, nor confront the colonial history of this cherished (by some) institution. But this has changed quite dramatically. This chapter was initially written with this silence in mind. However, the era of obfuscation came to an end publicly

in Manchester
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Something rich and strange

Manchester: Something rich and strange challenges us to see the quintessential post-industrial city in new ways. Bringing together twenty-three diverse writers and a wide range of photographs of Greater Manchester, it argues that how we see the city can have a powerful effect on its future – an urgent question given how quickly the urban core is being transformed. The book uses sixty different words to speak about the diversity of what we think of as Manchester – whether the chimneys of its old mills, the cobbles mostly hidden under the tarmac, the passages between terraces, or the everyday act of washing clothes in a laundrette. Unashamedly down to earth in its focus, this book makes the case for a renewed imaginative relationship that recognises and champions the fact that we’re all active in the making and unmaking of urban spaces.

A pragmatist responds to epistemic and other kinds of frictions in the academy 
Susan Saegert

those with social and economic power, among other factors. Remembering affirmative action That the students of colour situated their intervention in struggles over the nature of the university made salient my membership in the category ‘woman’ ( Pateman, 1988 ). As I worked my way through writing this chapter, I was reminded that I had benefited from a kind of reparations for past racial and sexual oppressions. My life as a would-be professor began by entering graduate school in 1969 with the first class in social psychology at the University of Michigan to be

in The power of pragmatism