Category Archives: Universities

Statements by UCU, VC, Staff, Amnesty International and petitions about Warwick events on December 3 2014

I’ve updated this with some more links Alumni petition Student Union statement Amnesty International press release Warwick for Free Education site Statement by Vice-Chancellor, Nigel Thrift Letter to Registrar from Warwick staff (another version appears here, with more signatories) Statement by … Continue reading

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Statements by UCU, VC and concerned Warwick staff about yesterday’s events

Update: there is an Alumni petition here Update 2: Student Union statement and Amnesty International press release Update 3: Warwick for Free Education site Original links: Statement by Vice-Chancellor, Nigel Thrift Letter to Registrar from Warwick staff (Update: another version appears here, … Continue reading

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The Guardian on events at Warwick University yesterday

I was away from Warwick yesterday, examining a PhD at Aberystwyth. Story and video in The Guardian. Three people have been arrested and police officers accused of using excessive force after a Taser was pulled on students amid violent scenes at a … Continue reading

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Warburg Institute high court ruling – good news!

Good news earlier this week about the future of the Warburg Institute library. I’ve said before how important this library was to my work on The Birth of Territory, and linked to a few earlier stages of this story. Here are … Continue reading

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Call for contributions: Power, Acceleration and Metrics in Academic Life – Prague, December 2015

Call for contributions: ‘Power, Acceleration and Metrics in Academic Life’, Prague, December 2015, organised by Mark Carrigan and Filip Vostal – all the details here.

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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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