Department of English, Maynooth University & Maynooth University, Arts and Humanities Institute
‘Quality Control: Academic Disciplines and the Future of Universities’
Professor Stefan Collini is one of Britain’s best-known and most widely-read public intellectuals. A Fellow of the British Academy, he is Professor Emeritus of Intellectual History and English Literature at Cambridge. He is a frequent contributor to the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, the Guardian and the Nation. Professor Collini is the author of many books, including Public Moralists: Political Thought and Intellectual Life in Britain 1850-1930 (1991), English Pasts: Essays in History and Culture (1999), Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain (2007), Common Reading: Critics, Historians, Publics (2009) and Common Writing: Essays on Literary Culture and Public Debate (2018). He delivered the Ford Lectures in History at Oxford in 2017, recently published as The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism. His books on the university question are What Are Universities For? (2012) and Speaking of Universities (2017).
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