July 14, 1995


A conference, "Research and Change in Further and Vocational Education", will be held at the University of Greenwich, July 19-21. For teachers, managers and those interested in studying developments in the curriculum and management. Information: Kath Sinnott, University of Greenwich, Avery Hill Road, Eltham, London SE9 2HB. Tel: 0181 331 8121.


"Crossing the Divide: New perspectives on continental and analytical philosophy" will be held at Anglia Polytechnic University, July 25-. Speakers will include Thomas Baldwin - Heidegger and Truth; Andrew Bowie - John McDowell and the Romantic Critique of Hegel; Hauke Brunkhorst - Putnam and the Frankfurt School; Peter Dews - Historicisation of analytic philosophy; Manfred Frank, Davidson and Schleiermacher; Marina Frasca Spada - Phenomenological critiques of Hume; Christopher Norris - continental and analytical philosophy of science; Mark Okrent - Heidegger and Davidson; Mark Sacks - transcendental philosophy; Tim Thornton - Kant's Critique of Judgement. Information: Neil Gascoigne, division of philosophy, Anglia Polytechnic University, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT. Tel: 01223 3631. Email:


The European Conference on Educational Research will be held at the University of Bath, September 14-17. It will focus on research in education via symposia, roundtables and will include an exhibition of books and computer software. Information: ECER 95 Conference Office, School of Education, University of Bath, BA2 7AY. Tel: 01225 826214. E-mail:


The first international conference to be held in the United Kingdom on September 16-19 will also mark the launch of an international journal and will be held at the University of Dundee. Allan Findlay, professor in the department of geography is hosting the conference. Information: Carol Pope, Information Officer, University of Dundee, DD1 4HN. Tel: 01382 344021.


The University of Luton is hosting a workshop to aid refugees in former Yugoslavia on October 9-11. Aiming to bring together practitioners and academics it will focus on improved shelter and environment for refugees and displaced people. Information: Patricia Murchie, University of Luton, 75 Castle Street, Luton, LU1 3AJ. Telephone: 01582 489015.

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