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'''Background:''' We've been discussing for some time the possibility of having a Speakers' Corner as part of #TransActing. It could be as simple as a milk crate turned upside down. But other possibilities emerged when [http://www.arts.ac.uk/research/research-staff/a-z/shibboleth-shechter/ Shibboleth Shechter] took up Marsha's invitation to be part of the #TransActing. Shibboleth teaches on the BA in Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea. In years past she has run a summer school course with Widening Participation students. This will be the last time the course runs and it's 29.06 to 04.11 (just confirming these dates are correct). One of the main limitations is that the students can't use tools and for this reason, they'll be working in cardboard.  
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'''Background:''' We've been discussing for some time the possibility of having a Speakers' Corner as part of #TransActing. It could be as simple as a milk crate turned upside down. But other possibilities emerged when [http://www.arts.ac.uk/research/research-staff/a-z/shibboleth-shechter/ Shibboleth Shechter] took up Marsha's invitation to be part of the #TransActing. Shibboleth teaches on the BA in Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea. In years past she has run a summer school with Widening Participation students. This will be the last time the course runs and it's 29.06 to 04.07 (TBC).  
  
When Neil suggested a speakers' corner as one of the aspects they might contribute, it seemed like a great fit. Shibboleth has extensive working with the  
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When Neil suggested a Speakers' Corner as one of the aspects they might contribute, it seemed like a great fit. Shibboleth has extensive working with the [http://www.speakerscornertrust.org/ Speakers' Corner Trust] and this includes producing a [http://www.speakerscornertrust.org/speakers-corner-projects/international-projects/oslo-the-marketplace-of-ideas/ Speakers' Corner for a Market of Ideas in Oslo].
  
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One of the main limitations is that the students can't use tools and for this reason, they'll be working in cardboard.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:37, 8 June 2015

Background: We've been discussing for some time the possibility of having a Speakers' Corner as part of #TransActing. It could be as simple as a milk crate turned upside down. But other possibilities emerged when Shibboleth Shechter took up Marsha's invitation to be part of the #TransActing. Shibboleth teaches on the BA in Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea. In years past she has run a summer school with Widening Participation students. This will be the last time the course runs and it's 29.06 to 04.07 (TBC).

When Neil suggested a Speakers' Corner as one of the aspects they might contribute, it seemed like a great fit. Shibboleth has extensive working with the Speakers' Corner Trust and this includes producing a Speakers' Corner for a Market of Ideas in Oslo.


One of the main limitations is that the students can't use tools and for this reason, they'll be working in cardboard.


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