Monthly Archives: February 2010

For Sale? University of Padua

text in English & Italian The University of Padua is bust. On Friday 29 January 2010 the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Padua, Giuseppe Zaccaria, sent a letter to all his staff and students  saying he can’t pay for the … Continue reading

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The other Bologna process – bolognese flavoured hypocrisy

I thought it was a bit rich at the time – when on 19 July 1999 The University of Bologna hosted the conference of European ministers of higher education which eventually led to the Bologna Declaration and the Bologna Process; … Continue reading

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Chris Bryant UK Minister for Europe meets British lecturers from Italy

David Petrie  and Victoria Primhak Ph.D present UK Minister for Europe Chris Bryant with a dossier, at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London: “Foreign lecturers in Italian universities: the biggest case of mass discrimination based on nationality in the history … Continue reading

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