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Lit-Cologne: Diedrich Diederichsen

“Ganze Generationskohorten von Pop-Fans hat Diedrich Diederichsen angeregt und aufgestört: Über Pop-Musik ist das Ergebnis seines lebenslangen Nachdenkens über Pop”, war zu der Veranstaltung “Besserwissen II: Über Popmusik – Diedrich Diederichsen trifft Rainald Goetz” im Programm der Lit-Cologne zum gestrigen Abend zu lesen. Rainald Goetz  führte als Freund und Fan des Pop-Professors durch den Abend.

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37 reasons why you should blog about your research

CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 by Johannes Kretschmar
CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 by Johannes Kretschmar

This article was originally published here on Sociological Imagination. If you like to post your own reason, you can do it there.

  1. It helps you become more clear about your ideas.
  2. It gives you practice at presenting your ideas for a non-specialist audience.
  3. It increases your visibility within academia.
  4. It increases your visibility outside academia and makes it much easier for journalists, campaigners and practitioners to find you.
  5. It increases your visibility more than a static site and allows people who find you to get an overall sense of your academic interests.
  6. It’s a great way of making connections & finding potential collaborators.
  7. It can provide an archive of your thoughts, ideas and reactions which can later be incorporated into more formal work.
  8. It makes it easier for people to find your published work and increases the likelihood they will read and cite it.

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