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A Letter from the Students to Ed Esche & the Board of Governors

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

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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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John Protevi letter re: the suspensions

Board of Governors Middlesex University inLondon The Burroughs London NW4 4BT Dear Members of the Board: The suspension of Professors Osborne and Hallward is shameful! How could you allow the university administration under your supervision to behave this way? Academic … Continue reading

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News Round-Up & ICA Broadcast

The Times: Philosophy hasn’t been this newsworthy since Wittgenstein threatened Popper The New Statesman: Philosophers United Against Cuts Times Higher Education: Students forced to end sit-in, but vow to fight on Hendon and Finchley, Barnet and Potters Bar, Edgware and … Continue reading

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Etienne Balibar letter re: the suspensions

Board of Governors Middlesex University in London The Burroughs …London NW4 4BT Sirs, As a scholar and professor who spent a life in the academia, inheriting and transmitting certain traditions of intellectual independence and professional dignity, I must say that … 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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The library sit-in is over, the campaign continues

The student occupation of the library at Trent Park ended early this morning, as planned. This second occupation undertaken by the campaign to save philosophy at Middlesex set out to achieve three goals. It aimed to broaden the campaign to … 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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Who’s afraid of philosophy

Who’s afraid of philosophy? Wednesday, 19 May, 6:30 pm, at the ICA A Goldsmiths/ICA event, chaired by Dr Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths) with interventions by Prof Alexander Garcia Duttmann (Goldsmiths), Prof Alex Callinicos (King’s College), Prof Peter Osborne (Middlesex), Dr Nina Power (Roehampton … Continue reading

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The occupation is over, the campaign continues

At 8pm on Friday 14 May 2010, Middlesex University management served a High Court injunction to end a twelve-day student occupation of the Mansion building at Trent Park. The occupation began on Tuesday 4 May, when Philosophy students gathered to … Continue reading

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