Category Archives: Universities

Warwick University Ltd, forty plus years on conference – video available

The conference to mark the re-publication of the book Warwick University Ltd was held last Friday in the Arts Centre. It was a unique event with speakers who were students involved in the sit-in and the discovery of the secret … Continue reading

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The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent – edited by Piya Chatterjee and Sunaina Maira and published by University of Minnesota Press. From the front lines of the war on academic freedom, linking the policing of knowledge to the relationship … Continue reading

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Creston Davis on the Global Center for Advanced Studies

An interesting interview on an intriguing project – Creston Davis on the Global Center for Advanced Studies at critical-theory.com

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Jonathan Bate on writing a biography of Ted Hughes – copyright, author estates and family members

A very interesting piece in The Guardian by Jonathan Bate about his writing of a biography of Ted Hughes. The issues are much wider than this particular case, and concern copyright, author estates and the role of family members. There are … Continue reading

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Barbara Graziosi on research assessment and discrimination

Barbara Graziosi, Arts and Humanities director of Durham’s Institute of Advanced Study and Professor of Classics and Ancient History, asks “Does research assessment discriminate against female academics?” in the THE.

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Is there a need for a news site for Geography appointments?

At My Desiring Machines, a call from Keith Harris for a news site for Geography and Urban Studies appointments: Who is getting hired in the urban studies/geog world? Posted on March 13, 2014 by Keith Harris I came across these open threads … Continue reading

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Some good advice for academic interviews

Some good advice for academic interviews in The Guardian.

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