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Another Fine Mess: Birkbeck conference on the HE White Paper (Thursday 14 July)

July 7, 2011

Another Fine Mess :

A Conference on the Higher Education White Paper

Time: 6pm

Date: Thursday 14 July 2011

Venue:  Room B34, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, LONDON, WC1

From the event website:

Organised by Birkbeck UCU and UNISON, this evening conference will be an opportunity to discuss the Government’s HE white paper and to prepare for action against it.After barely a year in government, the ConDem coalition has thrown English higher education into disarray. The Browne Report/ White Paper double whammy spiked the costs of attending university, abolished teaching funds for the arts, humanities, and social sciences, and promises to prise open our sector to profit-seeking providers.

Speakers include:

* Andrew McGettigan (freelance researcher)
* John McDonnell MP (Birkbeck alumnus – invited)
* Alison Shepherd (UNISON NEC)
*Gurminder Bhambra (Warwick University & Campaign for Public University)

All welcome. Please come, and invite your friends!

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