[Marxism] Forwarded from Glenn Rikowski (Marxism and education)

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Apr 12 17:05:28 MDT 2006


MARXISM AND EDUCATION: RENEWING DIALOGUES VIII

  A Day Seminar

Wednesday 3rd May 2006, 10.00 - 4.30, Room 822, School of Education 
Foundations & Policy Studies, University of London, INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, 
20 Bedford Way, London WC1

10.00 - 10.30: Registration


10.30 - 11.00: Introduction and Announcements. Tony Green (University of 
London, Institute of Education) and Glenn Rikowski (University of Northampton)


11.00 - 11.30: Dionyssios Gouvias (Department of Pre-School Education and 
Educational Planning, University of the Aegean): "Get a Sponsor or Die!" 
Implications of the Opening-up of Greek Higher Education through Financial 
Support from the European Union


11.30 - 12.00: Tricia Walker (University of East London): The 
Commodification of British Higher Education

12.00 - 12.30: Stephen Cowden (Department of Social & Community Studies, 
Coventry University) Widening Participation: Commodification or 
Democratisation?


12.30 - 1.30: LUNCH


1.30 - 2.00: Patrick Ainley (University of Greenwich) and Joyce Canaan 
(University of Central England): Higher Education: Was Sir Richard Mottram 
Right?


2.00 - 2.15: Michael Neary (Department of Sociology & the Reinvention 
Centre for Undergraduate Research, University of Warwick): Introduction to 
Universities Plc? Enterprise in Higher Education – a documentary film


2.15 - 2.45: Showing of the documentary film, Universities Plc? Enterprise 
in Higher Education


2.45 - 3.30: Discussion on the issues raised by the film, with Michael 
Neary and chaired by Glenn Rikowski

3.30 - 3.45: BREAK


3.45 - 4.30: PLENARY – OPEN DISCUSSION


The Seminar is free but places are limited. To reserve a place, please 
contact Glenn Rikowski, at: Rikowskigr at aol.com





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