Saturday, 19 September 2009

Shaping Academic Work: The Next Ten Years

Shaping Academic Work: The Next Ten Years

Friday 27th November 2009
University of Kent, Canterbury
Darwin Conference Suite

Discussion will focus upon: the moral, economic and social obligations upon academics, the nature of academic work into the next decade and preparing new entrants to the profession for an academic role.  This develops the 2009 theme of the Society for Educational Studies: An Academic Life.  Debate will be supported by presentations from some key thinkers in the area of academic practice.

Contributors include:

Yvonne Hillier, Professor of Education, University of Brighton
Janice Malcolm, Senior Lecturer in Higher Education and Academic Practice, University of Kent
Lynn McAlpine, Professor of Higher Education Development, University of Oxford
David Mills, Lecturer in Pedagogy and the Social Sciences, University of Oxford
Louise Morley, Professor of Education, University of Sussex
Ted Tapper, Emeritus Professor of Politics, University of Sussex

The day will run from 10:00am - 3:00pm with lunch provided.  There is no fee for this conference but registration is a requirement as places are strictly limited.  To reserve a place please contact Joanna Williams on 01227 827137 or email

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