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The place of university in society (Liverpool, October)

September 30, 2013

Critical Education

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…

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