24.9.13

Can the Public Intellectual Save the University?

26 September 2013, 10.30am - 5.00pm

What is the current state of the univerity? Has it been reduced to a bureaucratic machine that has killed thinking?

Or is it a place where true intellectual engagement still exists?

Join us for a one-day event to discuss the role of the university today and its responsibility to the public.

10:30 - 10:45 Welcome Address (Carl Cederström)
10:45 - 11:45 Martin Parker (Alternative Business)
12:00 - 13:00 Mary Evans (Killing Thinking: The Death of the Universities)
14:00 - 15:00 Andy Martin (The Boxer and the Goalkeeper: Sartre vs. Camus)
15:15 - 16:15 Simon Critchley (The Hamlet Doctrine)
16:15 - 17:00 Panel debate

Venue

John Pryde Lecture Theatre
Sir Martin Evans Building
Museum Avenue
Cardiff CF10 3AX [See Map]

Register

This event is free of charge and open to everyone. Click here to Register. [Read more]

Also at A Piece of Monologue: