CGHE Seminar 105

The constructions of the public good and the common good in higher education in Poland

  • Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 12:30 - 14:00
  • Room 822, UCL Institute of Education
  • Krystian Szadkowski, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Institute of Philosophy

Drawing on the results from the recent research on the idea of the public good in Polish higher education this paper addresses the culturally specific modes of constructing the public good and the common good by actors within the field.

The concepts in question are often used interchangeably as they both express an extensive normative call.

This presentation discusses the corrupted forms of the common good, its ethos-related, communal and material aspects against the empirical material to provide a clearer view of the differences between the understanding of the higher education as the common good and the public good.

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Krystian Szadkowski

Krystian Szadkowski

Dr Krystian Szadkowski is a researcher at the Center for Public Policy Studies of Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland. His interests cover Marxian political economy and transformations of higher education systems in Central Eastern Europe. He worked as a researcher for Education International and as a consultant in various policy projects.

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