Managing secrets in higher education

In this short essay, Morten Hansen uses secrecy as a prism to deconstruct dynamics and processes in higher education. The reflections spring from various research projects on topics ranging from the Freedom of Information Act 2000, public-private partnerships, and new education markets. The essay begins with experiences that Morten has had interviewing senior decision makers … Continue reading Managing secrets in higher education

Call for book chapters: postdigital humans

This call for chapters might be of interest to some of our members: CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS: Postdigital Humans Maggi Savin-Baden (Editor) The development and use of Postdigital Humans is occurring rapidly, but often in unexpected ways and spaces. This, second book in the Postdigital Science and Education book series, will present research-based chapters which explore … Continue reading Call for book chapters: postdigital humans

Thinking on film: movie screenings

Culture, politics and global justice research cluster is running a series of film screenings showing how contemporary cinema portrays the practice of 'thinking' - whether in the form of philosophy, theory, mathematics, writing, or something else. We've mostly selected films that are freely available and go beyond the 'usual suspects', but suggestions are always welcome! … Continue reading Thinking on film: movie screenings

The Digital Condition: An Experiment in Mediated Dialogue

What does it mean to speak of a digital condition? How can we describe, explain and understand our digital condition? What is it, that we are trying to come to terms with? Where exactly does ‘the problem’ of technology lie? Beginning in October 2019 we will embark on an experimental discussion group centred around those … Continue reading The Digital Condition: An Experiment in Mediated Dialogue