The Social Science Centre (SSC), Lincoln, provides an opportunity for students and scholars to engage in a co-operative experience of higher education. Run as a not-for-profit co-operative, the Centre is managed on democratic principles with all having equal involvement in how it is organised. The subjects taught at the Centre are core to the social … Continue reading Social Science Centre, Lincoln. Open Day Today @The Collection.
The Social Science Centre (Lincoln): a new model for higher and co-operative education The Social Science Centre (SSC) provides an opportunity for students and academics to have a very special co-operative experience of higher education. All courses at SSC are taught and assessed at the same level as similar courses in mainstream universities in the … Continue reading the social science centre lincoln
Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Edinburgh, 6th Sept 2013 Keynote speakers: Professor Heidi Safia Mirza (Professor of Race, Faith and Culture, Goldsmiths College, University of London) Professor Joyce Canaan (Professor of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Birmingham City University) Critical pedagogies rely on notions of cooperation, dialogue and mutual recognition, on the conviction that everyone takes … Continue reading Critical Pedagogies: Equality and Diversity in a Changing Institution
http://sustainingalternatives.wordpress.com/ Who is behind the Free University Network? Joel Lazarus and Sarah Amsler are academics who have initated the Sustaining Alternative Universities conference through the Free University Network. Joel Having completed his PhD at Oxford University last year, Joel Lazarus now teaches international relations and political economy at various universities. He is one of the … Continue reading SUSTAINING ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSITIES 1st December Oxford
This is a collection of ideas presented in a much longer essay called The ‘Alternative’ Learning Space: Art, Autonomy and the Institution.What is the Legitimacy of the Learning environments formed by the Free University Movement In regards to Knowledge Production? If you would like a copy of the full version please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request … Continue reading The ‘Alternative’ Learning Space: Art, Autonomy and the Institution.
The first of 8 posts to introduce Education as Experiment Abstract Sarah Amsler and Mike Neary will engage in a conversation about work they are doing inside and outside the University of Lincoln, UK. The conversation will focus on two projects: Student as Producer and the Social Science Centre, Lincoln. Student as Producer, which they describe as … Continue reading Education as Experiment Countdown day 9: Mike Neary and Sarah Amsler
Mike Neary Social Science Centre/ Student As Producer. John Plowman – Beacon Art Project Andre Pusey Really Open University Evan Ifekoya/Yasmin Lorentz Politicised Space & Accountability: Addressing Race in the Art School The Knitted Jungle Collective. Macho Versus the Feminine John Reardon Art School UK Mel donohoe Art vs Art Education James Ellison Temporary structure … Continue reading Education As Experiment: Initial Line up Announced
if people are interested in the Social Science Centre, go to http://socialsciencecentre.org.uk and if you want to get involved, sign up to our discussion list:https://lists.aktivix.org/mailman/listinfo/ssc The next meetings are on 29th March and 14th April, 6-8pm. Location TBC but will be posted to the discussion list.
People Paul Stew (art).art (creator) artvoidart.com James Ellison (Co – Producer) Places Student as producer http://studentasproducer.lincoln.ac.uk/ lincoln social science centre http://joss.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk/2010/09/03/a-co-operatively-run-social-science-centre/ alternative stratagies http://alternativestrategies.blogspot.com/ lincoln art programme http://www.lincolnartprogramme.co.uk/ Performance Space http://www.performancespace.org/ Beacon Art http://www.beaconartproject.org/ Arts School/UK University of Utopia University of Strategic Optimism