Category Archives: action

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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New email list

To join our mailing list and receive announcements and updates regarding the campaign, just send an email to

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Writing to the Board

A few people have asked us about writing to the board of governors. We believe the time has indeed come to start sending letters and emails to the board and hence we urge you all to write to them. Feel … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Étienne Balibar has come to join our rally

We gratefully welcome Étienne Balibar, who has come to join our rally to save Philosophy at Middlesex University!

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URGENT update: rally in support of student occupation Wednesday 5 May 4:30pm at Trent Park

All supporters of the campaign are invited to celebrate Philosophy at Middlesex at the annual Philosophy Society party, Wednesday 5 May at 4:30pm, in the Drawing Room (M005) at Trent Park, and to rally in support of the ongoing student … Continue reading

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Get involved in the campaign to stop the cuts

Around 100 people came to our first campaign meeting on Friday afternoon at Trent Park. We heard about the background to the decision to shut philosophy at Middlesex – and the threadbare nature of the management case for this decision. … Continue reading

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Write to protest against the closure decision

If you want to help stop the closure of philosophy at Middlesex, there are two simple actions you can do right away. The first is to sign the online petition protesting against the closure decision. We’ve had over 8,000 signatures … Continue reading

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Petition to save Middlesex philosophy

Please take a moment to read this petition to save Middlesex’s philosophy department. You can sign it online at the GoPetition site. The abrupt closure of the Philosophy programmes at Middlesex University is a matter of national and indeed international … Continue reading

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