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24 Hour Teach-In

Noon Thurs 6th to Noon Fri 7th



12pm Andy Pratt “Criticism Dissent and Debate”

1pm Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy “The Empire versus the


2pm Evgeny Pavlov: TBA

3pm Ghazala Anwar: “Jihad, Non-Violent Protest and the Role of the University”

5pm Leon Phillips “The Atom’s Progress Since Democritus”

6pm Patrick O’Sullivan: “The Birth of the Humanities in Ancient Greece”

7pm Vernon Andrews: “Black Rage at the Machine: New York Street Protests at the 2004 Republican Convention”

9pm Aditya Malik “The Taboo of Knowing Yourself”

10pmPhilip Meguire: “Sundry Thoughts about How (not) to run a University”

8am Peter Low “Non-violent Campaigns”

9am Kon Kuiper “Into the Setting Sun: Travels with a Donkey”

10am Philip Ferguson: “Student Revolt in the 60s”

Movies, Music, and More. Bring your sleeping bag, guitar, cards, friends, games. . .


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