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The Porous University: Opening up the University; Being and becoming critically academically literate? by Gordon Asher

In contexts of an intensifying neoliberalisation of the Higher Education sector, this short verbal provocation proposes accepting Freire’s exhortation to begin with where we are at – to develop critical understandings of our lived contexts and contemporary conjuncture of crises, including of Higher Education. Read more

Hope In The Dark suggested by Gordon Asher

Hope in the Dark Rebecca Solnit

As part of the Ragged Library, Gordon Asher – University of West of Scotland, University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde suggested ‘Hope in the Dark’ by Rebecca Solnit…


Hope in the Dark: The Untold History of People Power – The Never-Surrender Guide to How the World Gets Changed. Rebecca Solnit provides a candle of hope when it seems dark. When struggles for social justice leave us shattered and burnt out, cynical and despairing, discouraged and despondent – hers is a necessary voice of hope.