[NetBehaviour] the "hacked" web site of the "occupied" Ministry of Education...
kamennedev at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 18:18:45 CET 2008
I - can't - believe - this....
On 19/11/2008, at 18:14, marc garrett wrote:
> I just found this, a hack before your very eyes...
> read below then click link...
> You can hear the multiple voices in movement of Anna Adamolo, the
> Anomala" (Anomalous Wave)
> in the "hacked" web site of the "occupied" Ministry of Education...
> Just hold on few seconds on this page :
> Josephine Berry Slater wrote:
>>> The double crisis of the university and the global economy
>>> Talk: Wednesday 26 November 2008 at 4pm
>>> Goldsmiths University of London – Warmington Tower 1210
>>> For a number of weeks in Italy the entire education system – from
>>> universities to elementary schools, from students to researchers
>>> and from
>>> parents to teachers – has been mobilizing. Marches, occupations,
>>> demonstrations, pickets and blockages of the metropolitan flow have
>>> replaced the dreary rhythm of school timetables and university
>>> The protests are directed against the new budget cuts implemented by
>>> Berlusconi’s government last summer, which seriously undermine
>>> the public
>>> nature of education and research.
>>> The university movement – self-named the “Anomalous Wave” – acts
>>> within a
>>> specific context, such as the long crisis and decline of the Italian
>>> higher education system. However, it also critically underlines
>>> trends in the transformations affecting the university at the
>>> European and
>>> transnational level: i.e. the Bologna process, the
>>> corporatization of
>>> education and the changes of the welfare system, the central role of
>>> knowledge in the mode of production, the rise of casualised
>>> labor, the
>>> emergence of a new type of student-worker figure.
>>> Moreover, one of its key slogans is particularly interesting “We
>>> won’t pay
>>> for your crisis”. It indicates the critical intersection of a double
>>> global crisis: the university crisis and the financial crisis.
>>> The rise of
>>> a “debt generation” is one of the points at which this
>>> intersection is
>>> clearly observable. But the movement is also an occasion to
>>> formulate a
>>> deeper, more complex analysis of this double crisis, in order to
>>> allow a
>>> debate between different perspectives to topics such as the rise
>>> of a
>>> global university and its various forms of translation, the
>>> conflicts in
>>> the process of knowledge production, the role of networks in the
>>> and financial markets.
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