Those interested in the campaign to Save Middlesex Philosophy may be interesting in attending Mutiny: Education on Trial at ULU tomorrow (Thursday, 4 November 2010) from 18.00 – 23.30. Mutiny is about activists coming together to share ideas and practical … Continue reading
Thursday, 28 October 2010, 6.30pm: Nina Power on ‘Intellectual Equality: Rancière and Education’ Nina Power will be speaking on Rancière and pedagogy (with reference to The Ignorant Schoolmaster). Power is the author of One Dimensional Woman (Zero Books, 2009), and … Continue reading
Dear Professor Esche, Thank you for your letter. However, we feel that it does not adequately address the issues we have collectively raised. Beyond the alleged facts governing your reasons for closure, which we have reason to dispute, we are … Continue reading
From the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/may/27/middlesex-university-philosophy-department-closure “The decision to close the Middlesex University philosophy department has roused the indignation of the academic community across the world (Reason for being, Education, 18 May). Rated the highest of all Middlesex’s departments in the Research … Continue reading
From http://savesussexeducation.wordpress.com/2010/05/25/support-for-middlesex/ The following motion was passed unanimously by the Branch at yesterday’s General Meeting: This branch condemns without reservation the suspension of a number of students and of Professors Peter Hallward and Peter Osborne [and Dr Christian Kerslake] by … Continue reading
An article about the suspensions has appeared in the New Statesman’s blog page.
Dear Governors of Middlesex University: With yesterday’s suspensions of Professors Hallward, Osborne, and several students, I fear we are seeing a merely vindictive gesture that threatens genuine long-term damage to your institution. We have heard of “outlaw nations,” but never … Continue reading