I am pleased to be involved in the organisation and creation of the Working Class Academics Conference in July this year. I first met the educators who are the engines behind the vision several years back when an academic in Manchester felt that I had something to contribute as well as something to learn in the area of digital inclusion.
This is the first part of a series of essays which lays out an account of education relating to human development. It takes the view that bringing disciplines together deepens the knowledge of each individual discipline and facilitates the production of contextualised knowledge. Read more
Come along to the Safari Lounge (21 Cadzow Pl, Edinburgh EH7 5SN) at 6pm to join the discussion about Philosophy and Truth..
Title of the series of meetings: Philosophy and Truth
Come along to the Safari Lounge (21 Cadzow Pl, Edinburgh EH7 5SN) at 6pm to listen to a talk about economics and finance by Alex
Come along to the People’s History Museum (Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3ER, United Kingdom) at 2pm where we will go around the ‘Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest’ exhibition before having a chat in the cafe about any thoughts which came to mind.
In the evening of the following day, the Nephew called at my lodgings to arrange for the funeral. He wished it to be on Saturday afternoon; and we appointed three o’clock. And his desire was, that the grave should be as near where his Uncle used to sit in Chapel as could be.
Come along at 1pm to The Terrace Cafe in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR) for a cup of tea before walking around the gardens where Alex Dunedin will answer any questions about the Ragged University project Read more
Much of Northern India is made up of huge deposits of alluvium, extending to several thousand feet in thickness in places. It is composed of material washed and eroded down from the Himalayas and from the Northern edges of the Deccan plateau, via glaciers, rivers, landslides etcetera. Read more
Come along to the Talbot Rice Gallery (The University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL) on 16th Jan 2020 from 2 – 4 pm for a leisurely introduction to the ideas of Distributed Cognition by Doug, lunch, and a tour by James… Read more
Discovering the ideas, traditions and practices associated with open learning from around the world was singularly the most generative discovery of my life. More than anything it has improved my health, happiness, and ability to think and act in the world in ways which are constructive. This journey is one which cannot be measured but can be felt; that is experienced emotionally in such a way that connects the body beyond the reduction to facts and figures, and to people. Read more