The Schedule for Platform University 2

Second Annual Conference Capitalism, Social Science and the Platform University Full details here: Registration: Talks: 15 min presentation + 10 min questions (25 min maximum) Thursday, 28 November 2019 The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TH 9.00 – 9.15 Registration (and dinner payments – see practical information)  9.15 – 9.30 Welcome Janja Komljenovic, … Continue reading The Schedule for Platform University 2

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

Wolfson Education Society meetings

Friday October, 18, 2019, Dr. Mark Carrigan, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Culture, Politics and Global Justice Research Cluster, Faculty of Education “What does it mean to platformise a research centre?” Fuchs House Meeting Room, Wolfson College, 17:45-19:00 (Refreshments from 17:30) Research about social media platforms in higher education has tended to focus on individual users, exploring the … Continue reading Wolfson Education Society meetings

Thinking on film: the next two 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. The Stuart Hall Project 8 November 2019, 5PM, Donald McIntyre Building GS5 Hannah Arendt 15 November 2019, 5PM, … Continue reading Thinking on film: the next two movie screenings