Monthly Archives: June 2010

Middlesex University deceives boycotting external examiners over staff suspensions

Press release, 24 June 2010 The ‘precautionary’ suspension of two members of academic staff in Philosophy at Middlesex continues, despite a statement last week by the University’s Head of Human Resources, John McGuinness, that it would be lifted. The statement … Continue reading

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Statement from Christian Kerslake

Christian Kerslake, one of the three suspended philosophy lecturers at Middlesex University, had his suspension hearing yesterday (Monday 14 June). He read this statement out after his hearing to the demonstration that had gathered in solidarity with him. Christian heard … Continue reading

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Statement by the Suspended Students

On Friday May 28th four students attended disciplinary hearings at Trent Park campus regarding their alleged participation in the occupations of the Mansion building and the library at Trent Park. These occupations were in response to management’s unjustified proposal to … Continue reading

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Demonstration in support of suspended Philosophy staff, Monday 14 June

Christian Kerslake, one of the three members of staff in Philosophy who was suspended a couple of weeks ago pending an investigation into the recent occupations at Trent Park, has a hearing scheduled for noon on Monday 14 June at … Continue reading

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An open letter to the Vice-Chancellor and all members of the University, on staff suspensions

An open letter to the Vice-Chancellor and all members of the University, 11 June 2010. Dear colleagues, As you may know, three members of staff in Philosophy (Christian Kerslake, Peter Osborne and I) are currently suspended from the University. Our … Continue reading

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Announcement (8 June): The CRMEP is moving to Kingston University

Tuesday 8 June 2010 The campaign to save our philosophy programmes has just won a partial but significant victory: Kingston University in south-west London announced today that it will re-establish our Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) at … Continue reading

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Campaign update 4 June 2010

1. Middlesex University management never so much as responded to the Middlesex UCU branch ultimatum on the staff suspensions. The deadline came and went on Wednesday 1 June, and at its AGM that afternoon the union branch formally declared its … Continue reading

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