Against the unsustainable G8 university summit, in the city of Turin.

The object of the meeting is to propose itself as a direct referring point for the G8 of the heads of State and Government who will meet in city of Aquila (Italy) next summer. The meeting has given itself the objective to advise the great leaders of the world about the problems the humanity and the planet are facing, basing on the supposed “neutral and objective” character of the knowledge produced by universities. […]

Shave Tuition Costs

On the morning of April 10, dozens of students from around Korea descended on the Presidential Palace (Cheong Wa Dae) in central Seoul to demand the government reduce university tuition fees by half and address unemployment problems facing graduates. Twenty students, including student leaders from Busan National University, Joong-ang University, Hongik University, among others, had their heads shaved in a traditional action of protest. […]

Occupation of philosophy dept in Zagreb- Croatia

300 students occupied Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, with a message “One world, one fight, free education”, against the commercialization of education. […]

Occupation of Tampere university

We, the students of University of Tampere, have staged an overnight occupation of our university as a protest against current trends of Finnish educational policy. […]

The Crisis, the Struggles, and the Production of the Common

edu-factory roundtable at Reworking the University.

The university represents several key sites of conflict diffuse across its increasingly porous boundaries with society: the control over our production and use of knowledge in daily life, the reproduction of the labor force, the creation of hierarchies and divisions across lines of race, ethnicity, class and gender, etc. […]