“The enemy within” – why the narrative about universities and students went so wrong and how we win the battle of ideas


08th March 2018

Wonkhe’s editor Mark Leach is giving a major new lecture at the University of Greenwich as part of the university’s open lecture series.

Mark will examine the history and root causes of current political and media tropes about universities which boil down to being an “enemy within”. From Generation Snowflake to the free speech debates, to Brexit, to vice chancellor pay and value for money, to intergenerational unfairness, out-of-touch liberal elites and everything in between these often violently clashing themes.

What does it all mean and what can universities do to regain the initiative?

8th Mar 2018 5:30pm – 6:30pm, the lecture is free and open to all. 

Greenwich Campus, Old Royal Naval College, 30 Park Row, London SE10 9LS

The lecture will also be broadcasted live via this link: https://tinyurl.com/Future-Directions-in-HE-Policy

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