What we talk about when we talk about universities

By Jana Bacevic [This review essay was originally published at the LSE Review blog on 19 December 2019] It is perhaps cliché to say that no conversation concerns only its subject. Rarely, however, does this ring as true as when it comes to universities, institutions that are simultaneously objects of inspiration and intimidation, pride and … Continue reading What we talk about when we talk about universities

Our new MPhil programme: Knowledge, Power and Politics in Education

Following a successful launch at the Faculty’s post-graduate open day, applications are currently being received for the Faculty’s new full-time MPhil route in Knowledge, Power and Politics in Education. The course presents an exciting new offering in the Faculty MPhil programme, drawing on an interdisciplinary approach to examine the dynamics shaping knowledge formation in formal, … Continue reading Our new MPhil programme: Knowledge, Power and Politics in Education

The Platform University 2, March 10th-11th 2020

10 - 11 March 2020 Lancaster University This event was originally due to take place in November 2019 and has been rearranged in solidarity with the UCU strike action taking place at the same time.  Higher education is increasingly ‘platformised’. Indeed, digital platforms have become ubiquitous. They are dominant intermediaries not only in our social, … Continue reading The Platform University 2, March 10th-11th 2020

Letter from Chilean Students at the Faculty of Education

Dear fellow members and students of the Faculty of Education, As Chilean students at the Faculty of Education, we would like to share information about the current situation in our country to raise awareness and international solidarity about this social and political crisis. As you may know, we lived a cruel military dictatorship between 1973 … Continue reading Letter from Chilean Students at the Faculty of Education