Abel Polese

Abel Polese is a researcher, development worker, writer, trainer and fundraiser. He has been training and designing capacity-building programmes for NGOs and higher education institutions in the Balkans, the former USSR region, Southeast Asia and Latin America. His most recent book “The SCOPUS Diaries and the (il)logics of Academic Survival: A Short Guide to Design Your Own Strategy and Survive Bibliometrics, Conferences, and Unreal Expectations in Academia” is both an attempt to guide researchers through their career choices and a critique of what the academic world has become.

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Hokkaido's Caribbean notes

What are the odds of stumbling across a Spanish-speaking Japanese who has lived and worked in the Dominican Republic for 47 years importing some of the finest coffee beans in...