<editorial board> University Struggles in Ireland

enda brophy enda.brophy at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 18:32:17 CEST 2009

Hi there,

I'll get in touch with him then and see whether he feels comfortable
writing something up in the next couple of weeks.  If he does, and is
okay w/ relating it to the topic of the issue, I'll let you know.  If
not I'm sure he'll be happy to contribute something, or somehow, at
another point.

Take care,


On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 4:33 PM, Gigi Roggero <conricerca at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I agree with the proposal of Enda: an article from Ireland and an experience
> such as Free Education for Everyone is good, of course focused on the
> question of the double crisis, that is, the topic of the issue.
> I think also that it's very important to understand what it's really
> happening in Asia univeristies related to the global crisis. Today we've
> published on the edu-factory website the article "Asia Rising: Countries
> Funnel Billions Into Universities," from "The Chronicle of Higher
> Education." Maybe there is no time to have a specific piece, because the
> zero issue will be out on the end of October, or the beginning of November.
> But we have to consider this central question in our introdcution. At this
> regard, we have to collect ideas in order to write a common article of
> presentation both of the whole project of the web-journal, and the zero
> issue. What do you think about? Can we start to collect and circulate some
> ideas about the introduction?
> Best,
> Gigi
>> Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 12:35:13 -0400
>> From: enda.brophy at gmail.com
>> To: agu at listcultures.org
>> Subject: <editorial board> University Struggles in Ireland
>> Hi all,
>> It occurs to me that my brother, who is an undergraduate at University
>> College Dublin and deeply involved in struggles around post-secondary
>> education in Ireland, might be interested in writing a piece for the
>> journal. Is it too late for this? He has been a founder and
>> spokesperson for Free Education for Everyone (FEE), a group which has
>> occupied various ministries, organized a student strike, and generated
>> a great deal of debate surrounding public education in Ireland.
>> Chapters of the group have now been started up at various universities
>> across Ireland. Perhaps he could write a synthetic piece in which he
>> discusses FEE and the contemporary landscape of post-secondary
>> education in Ireland?
>> e.
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