Tamson Pietsch

Tamson Pietsch

Tamson Pietsch is an ARC DECRA fellow in history at the University of Sydney, and author of Empire of Scholars: Universities, Networks and the British Academic World, 1850–1939 (Manchester University Press, 2013).


On institutions

EssayI LOVE INSTITUTIONS.It is not a very fashionable thing to admit, I know. In our age of individual freedoms, mobile and flexible work, and myriad commercial opportunities for self-fashioning, institutions seem to invoke a world of constraint and bureaucracy...

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