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Marxism and Education: Renewing Dialogues IV

MARXISM AND EDUCATION: RENEWING DIALOGUES IV - Education and the Labour Process
a day seminar

Wednesday 5th May 2004
9.30 - 5.00
CLARKE HALL
School of Education Foundations & Policy Studies
University of London
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
20 Bedford Way, London WC1

9.30 – 10.00:
Registration
10.00 – 1015:
Introduction
Tony Green (University of London, Institute of Education) and Glenn Rikowski (University College Northampton)
10.15 – 10.45:
Tony Green (University of London, Institute of Education) Education and the Labour Process: Renewing a Dialogue?
10.45 – 11.15:
Geraldine Thorpe (London Metropolitan University) The Academic Labour Process in Decay?
11.15 – 11.45:
Patrick Cooper-Duffy (National Health Service worker) The Blind Watchmaker Experiences of a Male Nurse
11.45 – 12.15:
James Avis (University of Wolverhampton) Beyond Performativity and the New Professionalism: Reflections on the Labour Process in Further Education
12.15 – 12.45:
Susan L Robertson (University of Bristol) Teachers’ Labour as Object: A Marxist Analysis of Open Source Teaching, Learning Objects and a Learning Object Repository
12.45 – 1.45:
LUNCH
1.45 – 2.15:
Brian Kelly (BECTU – Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph & Theatre Union) Reskilling, Deskilling and New Labour’s National Skills Strategy
2.15 – 2.45:
Dennis Beach (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) Restructuring the Adult Education Labour Process in Sweden
2.45 – 3.15:
BREAK
3.15 – 3.45:
Ruth Rikowski (London South Bank University) On the Impossibility of Determining the Length of the Working Day for Intellectual Labour
3.45 – 4.15:
Glenn Rikowski (University College Northampton) Blind Alley? Education and the Labour Process Revisited
4.15 – 5.00:
PLENARY – OPEN DISCUSSION

The Seminar is free, but places are limited

To reserve a place, please contact Glenn Rikowski at: rikowski@tiscali.co.uk