Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s Resolution: say NO to profit-making agents that don’t pay or that overcharge academics!

We need to change the way the academia works. In order to achieve this there are two, non-mutually exclusive but strategically compatible, options: We must: 1) Say no to unpaid work that benefits other outsourced agents and mediators, such as … Continue reading

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Criticizing Conference Organizers for excessive fees: 2012 ISSEI’s Conference in Cyprus. The Exchanges.

It is not only important to criticize publishers for making a lot of money on academics’ backs (which end up being covered by university budgets, partly subsidized by the state and partly by students’ tuition fees), but also conference organizing … Continue reading

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