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Shaping Academic Work: The Next Ten Years

University of Kent, Canterbury, Darwin Conference Suite
27 November 2009 10:00-15:00

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

Contact Name:
Joanna Williams
Contact Telephone:
01227 827137
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