The Utopian Universities: A Fifty-Year Perspective

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Date / time
23 October - 24 October, All day

Location
Wolfson Conference Centre, Senate House, IHR


The Utopian Universities: A Fifty-Year Perspective

A conference devoted to the new universities of the 1960s. Rather than duplicate the various individual jubilees which have and are taking place in the seven universities (Essex, Lancaster, Sussex, UEA, UKC, Warwick and York) themselves, our aim is to look back at this moment in the history of higher education. The conference will examine comparatively the aspirations and achievements surrounding curricular development, campus design, philanthropy, the student experience, and local participation. Additionally the conference will look back to the pioneers such as Keele, to the successors such as Stirling and Ulster, and also consider the legacy of the utopian universities in the modern world today.

For programme and registration details, please visit http://winterconference.history.ac.uk or contact the IHR Events Office at IHR.EVENTS@lon.ac.uk or on 0207 862 8756