CCIG Event: John Holmwood on Markets, Expertise and the Public University, 28 June at the OU

Markets, Expertise and the Public University: A crisis in knowledge for democracy?

 Wednesday 28 June 2012, 14.00-17.00

Open University, Milton Keynes, Library Seminar Rooms, 1&2

The Creating Publics project was launched in March 2012 with the aim of innovating new ways of engaging publics in the on-going processes of social science research and public life. For the 3rd Creating Publics keynote lecture we are delighted to welcome Professor John Holmwood (University of Nottingham).


14:00                 Welcome and introduction:  Prof. Jef Huysmans & Dr. Nick Mahony (CCIG)

14:10                 Keynote lecture: Prof. John Holmwood (University of Nottingham)

15:00                 Response by Prof. John Clarke and Dr. Vron Ware (CCIG)

15:30                 Q & A and collective discussion

The event will be followed by a drinks reception.

In the spirit of public experimentation that this project promotes, the event will be webcast live and accessible here.

Those viewing online will be able to post questions and comments, which will be relayed live to the event.

To register, to attend in person please email

For further information on the event and an outline of Prof. Holmwood’s lecture, please go to our website.

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