Save the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University – sign the petition here.
Update 20.25 – I’ve been made aware that the situation is much more complicated than the petition suggests, and that the restructuring may be for quite different reasons. You may wish to exercise caution before signing.
This is a petition addressing the dissolution of the Centre of Cultural Studies (CCS) at Goldsmiths, University of London and striving to attract public attention to the conditions which led to this resolution. It has been recently brought to our attention that the Centre for Cultural Studies is to be incorporated into the Media and Communications department starting from the academic year 2017/18 ‐ in ways and with consequences which are yet to be established.
The dissolution of the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths stands in direct relation to a broader neoliberal re‐organisation of Universities in the UK and worldwide, and can thus be seen as a symptom of the exacerbation of this agenda…
Eric Alliez, Paris 8 & Kingston University
Wendy Brown, University of Berkley
Howard Caygill, CRMEP & Kingston University
Eric Fassin, Paris‐8 University
Verónica Gago, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Peter Hallward, Kingston University
Matthieu Renault, University Paris 8
Yuk Hui, University of Leuphana, Germany
Daniele Lorenzini, Columbia University
Isabell Lorey, eipcp & University of Kassel
Toni Negri, Philosopher
Christine Planté, Université de Lyon 2
Judith Revel, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre‐LaDefense
Sandro Mezzadra, University of Bologna, Italy
Franco Berardi ‘Bifo,’ Philosopher
Deborah Cowen, University of Toronto…