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Eliza Jane Darling replied to Jonathan Newman's discussion Was the protest in London 10th November 2010 violent? in the group Anthropology of Violence and Conflict
"Looks like the government has a plan to prevent further direct action from affecting the legislation with a little violence of their own. This was buried way down in a Guardian article ostensibly about the NUS intent to oust Lib Dems from key…"
Nov 16, 2010
Jonathan Newman replied to Jonathan Newman's discussion Was the protest in London 10th November 2010 violent? in the group Anthropology of Violence and Conflict
"Thanks for your reply Eliza. It really got me thinking. For me the, readily accepted, dismissal of the Goldsmith's statement reminded me of the problem with Professor Nutt and his research for the government on the dangers of drug use. That…"
Nov 14, 2010
Eliza Jane Darling replied to Jonathan Newman's discussion Was the protest in London 10th November 2010 violent? in the group Anthropology of Violence and Conflict
"Hi Jonathan. I'm one of the lecturers at Goldsmiths who signed the statement you mention (first issued by Des Freeman and John Wadsworth) and I've also signed the one you linked. I think there are two issues at stake. One is the facile…"
Nov 12, 2010
Jonathan Newman added a discussion to the group Anthropology of Violence and Conflict
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Was the protest in London 10th November 2010 violent?

I keep reading and watching on television that there was violence at the protest against the proposed 300% rise in fees in UK universities.  I was at Millbank for a long time and it didn't strike me at the time as being particularly violent, I was thinking of joining the other diners in the Pizza Express to wine and dine with a grandstand view of the apparently appalling scenes. This view, from witnesses to a scene with little violence towards other people, is represented…See More
Nov 12, 2010
Jonathan Newman replied to Jonathan Newman's discussion How is anthropology shaped by a competitive educational market? in the group The Anthropology of Anthropology
"Thanks Jacob. I agree it is interesting. I'd be interested in your perspective. Looking at your profile you are based in the States and I haven't spoken to anyone there yet so I'd be interested to see how your experience converges and…"
Apr 20, 2010
Jacob Lee replied to Jonathan Newman's discussion How is anthropology shaped by a competitive educational market? in the group The Anthropology of Anthropology
"Read through some of the documents on your Ning network. Fascinating stuff!"
Apr 19, 2010
Jonathan Newman added a discussion to the group The Anthropology of Anthropology
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How is anthropology shaped by a competitive educational market?

HelloThis might be of interest to you.Just to let you know of a short-term project that is intended to provide quick debate over the next month and then a possible virtual workshop. Its on another ning network so its easy to get to.One of the issues that it looks at is how the taught subject of anthropology, and also anthropological research, is shaped by economic demands. Full details can be found at http://teachinganthropology.ning.com/…See More
Apr 19, 2010
Jonathan Newman added a discussion to the group Anthropology and Education
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How is anthropology affected by market contraints on departments and universities?

HelloJust to let you know of a short-term project and is intended to provide quick debate over the next month. Its on another ning network so its easy to get to.This project aims to support departments and teachers as they develop pedagogical strategies within financial constraints.  Investigation into how we negotiate and manage the influence of economic demands on teaching programmes enables us to consider how best to respond to the educational market and how, in this environment, we can…See More
Apr 16, 2010
Jonathan Newman joined Alex Posecznick's group
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Anthropology and Education

This is a forum on educative practices, moments, systems, institutions (and their resistance), and those caught up in them as an object of anthropological inquiry. Includes traditional ethnographies of schools and related explorations beyond them.See More
Apr 16, 2010
Jonathan Newman added a discussion to the group Ph.D Support Group
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For all the ATs - How does the educational market affect teaching anthropology?

HelloJust to let you know of a short-term project (which some ATs have already contributed to) and is intended to provide quick debate over the next month. Its on another ning network so its easy to get to.This project aims to support departments and teachers as they develop pedagogical strategies within financial constraints.  Investigation into how we negotiate and manage the influence of economic demands on teaching programmes enables us to consider how best to respond to the educational…See More
Apr 16, 2010
Jonathan Newman joined Olumide Abimbola's group
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Ph.D Support Group

... because nobody deserves to suffer alone.
Apr 16, 2010
Jonathan Newman added a discussion to the group Economic anthropology
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Report and Debate on the economics of teaching anthroplogy

HelloJust to let you know of a short-term project and is intended to provide quick debate over the next month. Its on another ning network so its easy to get to.This project aims to support departments and teachers as they develop pedagogical strategies within financial constraints.  Investigation into how we negotiate and manage the influence of economic demands on teaching programmes enables us to consider how best to respond to the educational market and how, in this environment, we can…See More
Apr 16, 2010
Jonathan Newman added a discussion to the group Teaching Anthropology
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Report and Debate on the financial constraints teaching anthropology

HelloJust to let you know of a short-term project and is intended to provide quick debate over the next month. Its on another ning network so its easy to get to.This project aims to support departments and teachers as they develop pedagogical strategies within financial constraints.  Investigation into how we negotiate and manage the influence of economic demands on teaching programmes enables us to consider how best to respond to the educational market and how, in this environment, we can…See More
Apr 16, 2010
Jonathan Newman added a discussion to the group Economic anthropology
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Teaching Anthropology in an Educational Market (CSAP)

This might be of interest to some of you as it concerns anthropologists looking at the economics of delivering "value for money" education.C-SAP have funded a project that investigates how we negotiate and manage the impact of economic demands on pedagogical strategies.Through understanding the ways that financial constraints affect the teaching of anthropology we can consider how to improve departmental and teaching performance.A website has been set up to facilitate this investigation where…See More
Nov 11, 2009
Jonathan Newman added a discussion to the group Teaching Anthropology
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CSAP Teaching Anthropology in an Educational Market

Apologies for sending out a message to some of you - I only intended to post to this forum!!C-SAP have funded a project that investigates how we negotiate and manage the impact of economic demands on pedagogical strategies.Through understanding the ways that teaching anthropology is affected by financial constraint we can consider how best to respond to the educational market and how we can improve departmental and teaching performance in this environment.I have set up a website to facilitate…See More
Nov 11, 2009

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University of Sussex
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