School Wars: upcoming events


Some of the events I will be doing over the next few weeks and months.

September 21, 2011 / The Court Room, Glaziers Hall
Melissa Benn: Comprehensive School Education – Policy Mistake, Lost Ideal or Model for the Future?
Part of the University of Leicester ‘The Floor is Yours’ debate series

September 25, 2011 / Dartington Hall
Melissa Benn: How to respond to inequality
Interrogate! festival 2011

September 27, 2011 / Watershed Media Centre
Melissa Benn: School Wars
A Festival of Ideas event

October 11, 2011 / London Review bookshop
Melissa Benn: School Wars
“This a passionate but well made argument for universal public education to promote every child’s chances—not just for them, but for us.” Will Hutton

October 13, 2011 / Wanstead Library
School Wars: The Battle for Britain’s Education
Melissa Benn in conversation with Michael Rosen

October 14, 2011 / Ilkley Playhouse Wharfeside
The Battle for Britain’s Education: Melissa Benn
Ilkley Literature Festival

October 16
, 2011 / Imperial Square
Melissa Benn: The Great Education Debate at Times Cheltenham Literature Festival
With Chris Healy, Anthony Seldon & Toby Young

November 10, 2011 / Pages of Hackney bookshop
Pages presents School Wars: The Battle for Britain’s Education
Melissa Benn at Pages in conversation with Gareth Evans

November 29, 2011 / Bishopsgate Insitute
Melissa Benn: Whose mind is it anyway? Influencing young minds
With John White (Institute of Education), Andy Thornton (Citizenship Foundation) & Frank Furedi

I will also be taking part in debates, and doing signings, at a number of literary festivals – including Richmond, Glasgow and Bath – and at the Labour Party and Liberal Democrat conferences.

Please check this website and the Verso website for more details.

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