Speaking Of Universities

Two talks by Stefan Collini, reader at Cambridge University, on academic life today.

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0120000229Two talks by Stefan Collini, reader at Cambridge University, on academic life today.

Universities are often told that they should function like commercial concerns.

Is this madness, or the only way to secure their future?

Two talks by Stefan Collini, reader at Cambridge University, on academic life today.

"Universities are often told that they should function like commercial concerns.

Is this madness, or the only way to secure their future?"

02 LAST20000302Should an education in the humnanities provide a raft of transferable skills for life in the real world, or should it be an adventure for the imagination without necessarily being relevant to everyday life?

"Should an education in the humnanities provide a raft of transferable skills for life in the real world, or should it be an adventure for the imagination without necessarily being relevant to everyday life?"