Doctor Who in China. Part IV

What is the experience of Doctor Who fans in China? As an English teacher working in Beijing, Doctor Who in History contributor Mark Wilson got the opportunity to find out. Over the next four blog posts he muses on the stirrings of fandom, emotional connections and why 13 is the right number for change in […]

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Doctor Who in China. Part III

What is the experience of Doctor Who fans in China? As an English teacher working in Beijing, Doctor Who in History contributor Mark Wilson got the opportunity to find out. Over the next four blog posts he muses on the stirrings of fandom, emotional connections and why 13 is the right number for change in […]

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Doctor Who in China. Part II

What is the experience of Doctor Who fans in China? As an English teacher working in Beijing, Doctor Who in History contributor Mark Wilson got the opportunity to find out. Over the next four blog posts he muses on the stirrings of fandom, emotional connections and why 13 is the right number for change in […]

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Doctor Who in China. Part I

What is the experience of Doctor Who fans in China? As an English teacher working in Beijing, Doctor Who in History contributor Mark Wilson got the opportunity to find out. Over the next four blog posts he muses on the stirrings of fandom, emotional connections and why 13 is the right number for change in […]

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Adventures in History #2

FROM DOCTOR WHO AND HISTORY The story is clearly influenced by Carson’s analysis in Silent Spring. for instance, the doctor describes the insecticide as killing “indiscriminately.” This was something Carson also warned about (indeed, the tenth chapter of her work is titled “Indiscriminately from the Skies”). Just as the Doctor and his companions make alerting […]

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Meet our authors #13

Remixing the Imperial Past. Doctor Who, British Slavery and the White Savior’s Burden. The writers of Doctor Who and History focus on a different aspect of history as it expressed thematically in the show. Susana Loza  looks at how the programme deals with the issue of slavery. Loza’s chapter examines how the show has been fabricating and exporting […]

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