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When:

Tue 11 Mar 2008–Tue 18 Mar 2008, 7:00pm

Where: University of Auckland, 24 Princes St, CBD, Auckland

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Emma Timewell

A series of three lectures by Professor Sheldon Rothblatt, University of California, Berkley, on “The uses of the university” revisited.

Professor Rothblatt is a renowned scholar of British and European history. His research centres on the history of universities in relation to society and culture, the history of campus planning and architecture, urban culture, intellectuals, scientists and professions and the history of liberal learning in the US, Britain and Continental Europe.

- Tuesday 11 March, 7pm: “Born to have no rest and to give none to others”: The origins and history of the multiversity
- Thursday 13 March, 7pm: The multiversity and democratic dilemmas
- Tuesday 18 March, 7pm: “A Thyestean banquet of claptrap”: Culture and the soul of the multiversity

Admission is free and all are welcome.

Further information - www.auckland.ac.nz/robb, 09 373 7599 ext 87467

Evening parking available for $5 in lower levels of Owen G Glenn Building.

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