Ulrike Kistner

Something rank about ratings

The logic of governance at these institutions is that of neomedievalism in the war of excellence

University rankings buy into corporate thinking

The logic of governance at these institutions is that of neomedievalism in the war of excellence

Humanities row displays bad ‘form’

Freedom must prevail or the humanities will be at the mercy of political nationalism.

Under new management

<i>Ulrike Kistner</i> considers the ambiguities of transformation in higher education.

The business of academe

Many academics, particularly those in the so-called "struggling disciplines" of "low strategic value", find themselves caught in an interminable restructuring mill that freezes posts, reshuffles teaching and other tasks, and increases workloads from one year to the next.

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