Antiuniversity: Sonic corporeality, pubes and a bit of education

The programme for this year’s Antiuniversity jamboree was launched today with more than 140 workshops and seminars addressing everything from subverting estate agents’ signs to allotment activism. The week-long event, starting June 9th, aims to recreate the free-wheeling educational atmosphere of the 1968 antiuniversity of London, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Academics such

The #grantsnotdebt demonstration shows a way forward for the free education movement

Since the wrecking of Millbank in 2010 the free education movement has seen few instances of struggle, resistance and action. Protests such as Cops off Campus and the occupations of universities like Birmingham and the London School of Economics have been encouraging but ultimately these events either capitalised on a wave of general outrage from

Queer arrest, detainment, solidarity and struggle

This was originally posted on the Warwick for Free Education blog who are currently occupy their university for free education and in protest at the brutal treatment they faced at the hands of the police and university staff last week.   It’s been an eventful three weeks. On November 19th I was at the Free Education demonstration