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Will we still have offices in the post-pandemic university?

Carrigan, Mark (2020) Will we still have offices in the post-pandemic university? LSE Review of Books (12 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In this essay, published as part of the LSE RB ‘Materiality of Research’ series examining the material cultures of academic research, reading and writing, Mark Carrigan explores the university office as a site for understanding some of the (unequal) changes to many academic lives during the COVID-19 pandemic and as a hint of what working life might look like when the lockdown is lifted. Who has the space to think? Who is able to retreat from the world? Who can do sustained work without interruption? How can we defend the office in the post-pandemic university, as a place to write and think, while rejecting the inequalities which surround it?

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2020 10:18
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2020 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/105462

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