No Borders in Education:
Freedom of Movement for All
Migrating University, at Goldsmiths,
September 14-15th 2007;
From Goldsmiths to Gatwick. ( http://noborders.org.uk )
At the last meeting we had taken decisions on the date, timetable and format, five panels plus Battle of Lewisham Walk (met with them and agreed mutual co-ordination); prepared a preliminary blurb (now on CCS website [currently goldsmiths sites are down]), arranged to make a banner, booked a room, still in discussion with College over the marquee; organised with Joan Kelly to visit; linked with No Borders London and No Borders general.
Confirmed speakers so far include: Ken Fero (Injustice), David Graeber (activist anthrop), Ava Caradonna (sex worker education group), Susan Cueva (union), Sanjay Sharma (author of Multicultural Encounters), Hari Kunzru (novelist), Mao Mollona (anthropologist), Harmit Athwal (Inst Race Relations), Katherine Mann (musician), Paul Hendrich (Pirate dad) and Joan Kelly (artist).
Panels and format as it stands now [this draft is not yet confirmed]:
Friday 14th September
10.30 – Introduction, note that this is a meeting to encourage attendance at No Borders Camp at Gatwick – indicate table and meeting in evening.
10.45 -12.30 - Panel 1 - open university open source - (Brian)
12.30-2pm – Picnic on Back Field/in tent or inside if rain. 2.00-4.00 - Panel 2 - radical pedagogy/immaterial labour - (Francisco)
4.15-6.15 - Panel 3 - racism, immigration/detention, police, ‘injustice (new film promo), Inst Race Relations (Olivia)
6.15 – meeting upstairs in Goldsmiths Tavern about collective attendance at Gatwick.
7.00-9 Joan Kelly from Singapore for workshop upstairs in Tavern (food and drinks).
Saturday 15th September
10.30-12.30. Panel 4 - Teaching Factory/Critique/uses of the University (John)
12.50-2.30 Panel 5 - local campaigns, Wilberforce/pirates, Sex Workers Education campaign, trades union, Detention support (Cam)
2.30 Quick lunch
3pm-6pm - “Battle of Lewisham commemorative walk” along the route of the march/counter-protest against the National Front in 1977, including people involved at the time. At present this will start from Clifton Rise, New Cross at 3.