SOAS Occupation proudly present a teach-in afternoon this Tuesday 7th December. Many thanks to all the lecturers who have given their time and effort to put this on. Bring on the Free University!
1pm-1:30 – Laleh Khalili (Politics): “The experience of privatized education and its effect on citizenship & activism in the US”
1:30pm-2pm – Subir Sinha (Development Studies)“Opposing neoliberal reforms in higher education: what has and has not been said, and a comparative view”
2pm-2:30pm – Adam Hanieh (Development Studies) “The economic crisis and the global south – linking our struggles”
2:30pm-3pm – Paolo Novak (Development Studies) “Scaling up, localising, or cutting across? Scalar debates and resistance to neoliberal development”
3pm-3:30pm – Gilbert Achcar (Development Studies)“The present neoliberal onslaught in historical perspective”
3:30pm-4pm – Rahul Rao (Politics) “Solidarity and Criticism: notes from James Joyce, Rabindranath Tagore, Edward Said and Frantz Fanon”
4pm-4:30pm – Nadje Al-Ali (Gender Studies)“Why Gender Matters: Public Policy & Activism”
4:30pm-5pm – Stephanie Blankenburg “Why we are NOT (all) “drowning in a sea of debt”.
5pm-7pm – Development Studies Seminar Philip Golub (IEE, Université Paris 8)“Power, Profit and Prestige. A History of American Imperial Expansion”