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February 3, 2011 / David Bell

Reinventing the University

Nottingham Critical Pedagogy and the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice invite your participation in ‘Reinventing the University’- a series of bi-weekly workshops exploring how the crisis in Higher Education opens up the possibility of imagining and practising the university as a space for the realisation of community needs and desires.

There is a maximum of 20 participants per session: please register by emailing cssgj[at]nottingham[dot]ac[dot]uk.

Learning from Radical Education in Latin America
February 9th, C20 Pope Building, University of Nottingham, 1-3pm
Jennifer Martinez: The Comites de Tierra Urbana, Venezuela
Tristan McCowan:Reimagining the University in Brazil
Heike Schaumberg : The university as a collective actor in Argentina

The Logics of Occupation
February 23rd,  C20 Pope Building, University of Nottingham, 1-3pm

Sarah Amsler (Aston University) will present a paper and lead a discussion on the logics behind the wave of occupations recently witnessed in Universities across the country.

Reflections from the Really Open University
March 9th, C15 Pope Building, University of Nottingham, 1-3pm
‘The Really Open University is non-hierarchical and open to anyone who wishes to see an end to the commodification of knowledge and the creation of a free and empowering education system where creative and critical thought is fostered’.

The University of Utopia
March 23rd,  A100 Law and Social Sciences Building, University of Nottingham, 1-3pm
The University of Utopia is run as a ‘not-for-profit’ workers’ co-operative… managed on democratic, non-hierarchical principles with all students and staff having an equal involvement in its operation.’

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  1. johnny mason / Feb 24 2011 7:35 am

    great, keep it up please, Jesse Boot would be proud& likely v unhapppy Boots is now owned by a italian fascist lover
    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/BUboot.htm

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