The place of university in society (Liverpool, October)
The UCU branch at Liverpool has organised a seminar series on ‘The Place of University in Society’ to take place in October.
Update: the venue for Wednesday’s talk is the Rendall Building (‘2’ on this map).
From the publicity:
These lectures are open to all who are concerned with the topics being discussed.
The programme [Venues and booking details to follow]
What is ‘The Great University Gamble’?, Wednesday, 2 October (5.30pm.)
Andrew McGettigan (author of The Great University Gamble: Money Markets and the Future of Higher Education, Verso 2013)
Universities: the neo-liberal agenda, Thursday, 10 October (5.30pm.)
Professor Robert Brecher (University of Brighton)
The Corporatisation of the University (live broadcast), Tuesday, 22 October (5pm.)
Professor Noam Chomsky (MIT)
Defending education: what are the unions for?, Thursday, 31 October (5.30pm.)
Liz Lawrence (UCU, national vice-president for HE); Professor John Holmwood (University of Nottingham) (founder of the Campaign for the Public University)
More details can be found on the link entitled ‘UCU Autumn lectures’ here.