The Assault on Universities – book launch

A discussion to launch publication of a new book, ‘The Assault on Universities: A Manifesto for Resistance’ with speakers John McDonnell MP, Andrew McGettigan (Research Fortnight) and contributors to the book.

6.30pm Thursday 13 October, LG01, New Academic Building, Goldsmiths

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‘The Assault on Universities: A Manifesto for Resistance’ is a new collection of essays on the challenges that face higher education today in the light of funding cuts and the ideological re-orientation of the idea of modern university. The book features several contributions by members of staff at Goldsmiths and contains a manifesto that has been signed by nearly 1000 academics and researchers.

Speakers on the night will include John McDonnell MP, Andrew McGettigan (Research Fortnight), Feyzi Ismail, Nick Couldry, Aeron Davis, Des Freedman, Natalie Fenton, Kirsten Forkert, Michael Bailey and Alberto Toscano.

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