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University Reform in Finland

Speech for the Beneath the University -seminar in Minneapolis, April 9th 2010.

University reform in Finland, it’s background, progress and current situation. We discuss what can be collectively done to overturn the disastrous effects that market driven, managerial reforms continuously impose on us and our communities. We end by collecting the themes we’ve discussed, and summarize some central issues we’ve learned through our struggle in Finland.

Full text available here:
bit.ly/university_reform_in_finland

Our presentation was done to compliment a talk given by Juuso Tervo from Aalto University (former University of Art and Design).

Text from his talk available here:
bit.ly/tervo_presentation_text

And his presentation slides:
bit.ly/tervo_presentation_slides

Presented by:

Antti Jauhiainen
Joona-Hermanni Mäkinen
Tuomas Salonen
Juuso Tervo

With thanks to:

Therese Quinn (for the idea)
Jaakko Miettunen (big help)
Mikko Tujula (big help, also)
Amos Kennedy (art on the wall)

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