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Are the humanities threatened by the increasing commercialisation of universities?

Sheehan, Helena (2006) Are the humanities threatened by the increasing commercialisation of universities? In: Humanities Festival, 11 May 2006, Dublin City University, Ireland.

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Abstract

As part of the Humanities Festival organised by the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at Dublin City University in May 2006, a debate took place on the question of whether the humanities are threatened by the increasing commercialisation of universities. This paper is the opening statement by Professor Helena Sheehan. The opposing position was defended by Professor Ferdinand von Prondzyndski, the president of the university.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:No
Additional Information:This paper was the opening presentation in a DCU debate on the increasing commercialisation of universities.
Uncontrolled Keywords:commodification; higher education studies; ideology; sociology of knowledge; epistemology; metrics; market forces; privatisation; public sector;
Subjects:Social Sciences > Globalization
Social Sciences > Education
Social Sciences > Teaching
Humanities > Philosophy
Humanities > History
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > School of Communications
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:4711
Deposited On:28 Jul 2009 11:03 by Helena Sheehan. Last Modified 28 Jul 2009 11:03

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