Friday, February 26, 2010

TEACH - IN TOMORROW - Over 370 people are booked up for the event already!

Take Back Education Teach In: Saturday 27th Feb, 11-4pm, Kings College, (Registration from 10.15am)

Please see below for a provisional timetable. Over 370 people are booked up for the event already. If you haven't yet booked up do so now and please bring as many friends and colleagues as possible - We don't want anyone to miss out!

The venue is:

Strand Building
King's College London
London WC2
There will be further directions when you arrive.

11am-12.30 Opening Plenary
The crisis in our universities and the battle for education

Jeremy Corbyn MP
Juan C Piedra Justice for Cleaners
Jim Wolfreys President KCL UCU
Sarah Young Sussex Uni occupation
Michal Rosen poet and education campaigner

12.30-1.30pm lunch

1.30-3pm workshops

1. The corporate takeover of our universities (RM: Lucas Theatre)
Stathis Kouvalakis lecturer and radical theorist
Alex Callinicos lecturer and author Universities in a neoliberal world

2. Reclaiming our student unions (RM: S-1.06)
James Haywood NUS NEC
Daff Addley LGBT NUS

3. Education for liberation –what should our education look like? (RM: S-1.27)
Patrick Ainley author 'Education Make You Fick, Innit?’
Gargi Bhattacharyya professor of sociology and author

4. 1968 – what can we learn from the fire last time? (RM S.2.23)
Mike Gonzalez 1968er and author

5. Education for all – challenging Islamophobia, racism and points based immigration (RM K2.40)
Assed Baig Staffs SU President
Arun Kundnani Institute of Race Relations (invited)

3-4pm Final Plenary

The tasks ahead – taking back our education
Terry Eagleton
Lesley McGorrigan Officer Leeds Uni UCU
Nikos Lountos Panteion University, Athens
Alison Lord Tower Hamlets UCU
Student from No Cuts @ Kings