MIKE GULLIVER

Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

Viva voce

Interesting that although it’s called ‘viva voce’ [live voice] (and I admit that I did choose to speak), my viva was conducted in both speech and sign…  It makes me … Continue reading

October 12, 2009

Hmm

Yes, well… that commitment to keep this updated didn’t last long now did it!! Still… quick note… more information and a paper uploaded to my profile on academia.edu site. The … Continue reading

December 5, 2008

Milan again?

Looking through the media coverage of the HFAE bill, have you noticed how much it mirrors the debates of the congress of Milan in 1880? In fact, it’s revealing how … Continue reading

March 18, 2008 · 2 Comments

A plea to the press on Clause 14 (HFAE Bill)

I know it sells papers… gets ratings… draws crowds… and there’s nothing better than a bloodfest to get the juices flowing… but this (highlights added) “Concepts of equality and parental … Continue reading

March 12, 2008 · 2 Comments

Response to John Humphries

I’ve been spurred back to writing by yesterday’s response to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill by Tomato Lichy and Paula Garfield on Radios 2 and 4… and particularly by … Continue reading

March 11, 2008 · 8 Comments

Ten days to go… and counting :)

Dear all, For those of you unaware of what’s going on in my life, I’m getting married on the 1st September to a lovely lady called Jo… To anyone in … Continue reading

August 21, 2007 · 1 Comment

Neglect

Oh the shame… it’s been over a month and a half since I wrote anything on here… beware, the writing up can take over your life… and if the writing … Continue reading

April 19, 2007

Chapter one nearly done

It’s dragging on… but the end of chapter one is in sight. I had a meeting with my two new geography supervisors, Yvonne Whelan and Robert Mayhew on Tuesday and … Continue reading

March 1, 2007 · 2 Comments

5000 words…

The PhD has reached 5000 words. Not all will be kept I’m sure but it’s a start. I’m currently working my way through Pierre Desloges’ description of the Deaf Spaces … Continue reading

January 30, 2007

Day um… 18th January

So much for no-one reading… my brother Stephen has been on here and commented that he’s reading… he’s a lecturer at Brunel in Information Systems and Computing with a particular … Continue reading

January 18, 2007 · 1 Comment