Re-thinking Global Grammars Of Enterprise in the COVID-19 Crisis (Part 4)

Authors: Diego Carbajo and Peter Kelly Event Horizons and Re-thinking The notion of the event horizon helps us to bear in mind that many of the processes that structure what we have been calling global grammars of enterprise exceed the ‘limits’ of economy. Indeed, they affect most dimensions of life, of what it means to …

Spoken Word for the Anthropocene

One of the aims of the conference we organised in 2019 (from which this web-blog departed) was to overflow the conventions of this sort of academic events by putting in practice divergent forms and methods of communicating and producing knowledge. With this in mind, among other activities, we thought that a Spoken Word Session would …

Global Grammars Of Enterprise in the COVID-19 Crisis (Part 3)

Authors: Peter Kelly & Diego Carbajo. From Grammars to Vocabularies of Enterprise: As we discussed in previous posts (part 1 and part 2), we have proposed the metaphor of grammar of enterprise (Carbajo and Kelly 2019) to better understand the usage rules, the norms and regulations that are behind the contemporary imperative (aimed not only at …

Global Grammars Of Enterprise in the COVID-19 Crisis (Part 2)

Authors: Peter Kelly & Diego Carbajo. The EU and The Foundation for Young Australians. In this second contribution of the series of blog posts around the notion of Global Grammars of Enterprise, we will address two significant and parallel institutional processes that have taken place both in Australia and Europe. The analysis of these two …

Global Grammars Of Enterprise in the COVID-19 Crisis (Part 1)

Authors: Peter Kelly & Diego Carbajo. The COVID-19 Crisis as an "event horizon" The concept of an ‘event horizon’ comes from astrophysics, but has travelled, ‘metaphorically’, into more popular usage. In astrophysics an event horizon describes that time, that point, at which matter enters a black-hole: The event horizon of a black hole is linked …

Grammars of the Anthropocene: young people and entreprise

Let me introduce myself. I’m Diego Carbajo, a postdoctoral researcher of the University of the Basque Country (Spain). I have been working at RMIT’s (Melbourne) School of Education with Peter Kelly since 2017 on a research project titled The Grammars of Self-entrepreneurship in the Basque Country from an International Perspective y project develops the hypothesis …