By Mark Carrigan I’ve been thinking about this question a lot over the last few days. I returned to Cambridge at the weekend to attend farewell events for Susan Robertson who is stepping down as Head of Faculty in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge to take on a new role at … Continue reading What does it mean to be an academic leader?
By Lakshmi Bose, Jo-Anne Dillabough, Elizabeth Maber The landscape of Hungarian Higher Education (HE) over the last decade represents a battlescape over populist ideals (see the Democracy Institute, 2022) and a strategically designed conservative push towards more patriotic forms of HE, signposting Victor Orban’s political vision for Hungary into the future (Collins, 2021). On April … Continue reading ‘Academic Fantasies’, ‘Lines of Interiority’ and the Rituals of Student Politics
By Gabe Abdellatif Critical Race Theory, or at least what conservatives have defined as critical race theory, has dominated the popular discourse on public education in the United States for the last two years. Critical race theory, as it first emerged in legal academia in the 1970s, is a theoretical framework derived from critical legal … Continue reading Schoolhouse Rot: Critical Race Theory and the US’ Decaying Democracy