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Thursday 13 October – Book Launch for The Assault on Universities

September 25, 2011

Thursday 13 October

Book launch for The Assault on Universities (ed. Michael Bailey & Des Freedman, Pluto Press).

‘The Assault on Universities: A Manifesto for Resistance’ is a new collection of essays on the challenges that face higher education today in the light of funding cuts and the ideological re-orientation of the idea of modern university. The book features several contributions by members of staff at Goldsmiths and contains a manifesto that has been signed by nearly 1000 academics and researchers.

Speakers on the night will include John McDonnell MP, Andrew McGettigan (Research Fortnight), Feyzi Ismail, Nick Couldry, Aeron Davis, Des Freedman, Natalie Fenton, Kirsten Forkert, Michael Bailey and Alberto Toscano.

Venue: Goldsmiths, LG01, New Academic Building                                         Time: 6.30pm

More details here

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