#IWD2016 Academic Inspiration: On Connectivity or What Reading Hannah Arendt Taught Me about the Relatedness of Things

Ninna Meier

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What academics or books have inspired you in your writing and research, or helped to make sense of the world around you? In this feature essay, Ninna Meier returns to her experience of reading Hannah Arendt as she sought to understand work and how it relates to value production in capitalist economies. Meier recounts how Arendt’s book On Revolution (1963) forged connective threads between the ‘smallest parts’ and the ‘largest wholes’ and showed how academic work is never fully relegated to the past, but can return in new iterations across time.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date8 Mar 2016
Publication statusPublished - 8 Mar 2016

Bibliographical note

This feature essay is part of a theme week marking International Women’s Day 2016.

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