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Photos from the Hendon rally and occupation 27-28 May 2010

Following a rally attended by 200+ people on the afternoon of Thursday 27 May, members of the Save Middlesex Philosophy campaign occupied a third chunk of Middlesex University property. This time, after occupying first the Mansion and then the library … Continue reading

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Rally report and Friday activities

Thanks to the 200 or so of you who came to our rally yesterday evening in support of the Save Middlesex Philosophy campaign and in solidarity with suspended students and staff. We heard speakers from seven different London universities, as … Continue reading

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Campaign update Wednesday 26 May 2010

1. John Protevi and Todd May have posted a petition calling for an international academic boycott of Middlesex University,   Several hundred well-placed people have already signed it, in the space of a few hours.  Please spread the word about … Continue reading

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More information about the Philosophy suspensions

Four students were suspended on Friday 21 May: Ali Alizadeh, Nicola Goodchild, Johann Hoiby, and Hoi Yen Voong. The suspension blocks them ‘from entering any part of the University’s premises without written permission’ from management. The students have been informed … Continue reading

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Philosophy students and staff suspended

Some Middlesex University Philosophy students, along with Philosophy professors Peter Osborne, Peter Hallward, and Christian Kerslake, were suspended from the University this afternoon. Hallward and Osborne were issued with letters announcing their suspension from the University with immediate effect, pending … Continue reading

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A new occupation at Trent Park

This evening around 50 students and staff from half a dozen different programmes at Middlesex University’s School of Arts and Education occupied the library at Trent Park campus. This building is full of books on philosophy, literature, art criticism, music … Continue reading

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Tariq Ali to speak this afternoon at Middlesex

A High Court injunction to end the occupation was served last night and came into force this morning. The protest continues and the campaign demands remain the same: the reversal of the decision to close philosophy at Middlesex and the reinstatement … Continue reading

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