The Future of Higher Education: The role of Humanities & Philosophy in the contemporary academy

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The Future of Higher Education:

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


Main Lecture Theatre, Clerici, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site


At a time when educational goals are being linked increasingly to the achievement of economic growth, what role, if any, might there be for traditional subjects, like Philosophy, in the university? A roundtable discussion on the future of Higher Education.

The panel discussing this and other related issues consists of:

  • Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP (Shadow Minister for Universities, Science and Skills);
  • Dr Mark Cain (Assistant Head of Religion and Philosophy, Oxford Brookes University);
  • Professor Bev Clack (Professor in the Philosophy of Religion, Oxford Brookes University);
  • Dr Patrice Haynes (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Liverpool Hope University);
  • Dr Michele Paule, Senior Lecturer in Culture, Media and Education (Oxford Brookes University).

Chair: Professor Anne-Marie Kilday (Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Oxford Brookes University.