Angus Kennedy

Angus Kennedy is convenor of the Academy of Ideas’ educational initiative The Academy which he established in 2011 as a modest attempt to demonstrate - over four days of reading and discussion - what university should be like and so rarely is. He is interested in and writes on the philosophy of freedom and is the author of Being Cultured: in defence of discrimination. Angus has MA’s in Classics from Christ Church, Oxford and Linguistics from Birkbeck College London as well as an MPhil in Artificial Intelligence from Dundee University. He works in information technology management consultancy.

Related Sessions
Wednesday 6 October 2010, 6.30pm Culturgest, Rua Arco do Cego, Piso 1, 1000-300 Lisbon, Portugal
Saturday 16 October 2010, 2.00pm Folkoperan, Hornsgatan 72, 118 21 Stockholm, Sweden
Tuesday 19 October 2010, 6.00pm Central European University, 1051 Budapest, Nádor utca 9, Hungary
Saturday 30 October 2010, 12.15pm Lecture Theatre 2
Saturday 30 October 2010, 1.30pm Henry Moore Gallery
Sunday 31 October 2010, 10.45am Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Sunday 31 October 2010, 12.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Sunday 31 October 2010, 1.45pm Courtyard Gallery
Sunday 31 October 2010, 3.45pm Courtyard Gallery
Sunday 31 October 2010, 5.30pm Henry Moore Gallery
Saturday 6 November 2010, 3.15pm The Chapel, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JD
Tuesday 23 November 2010, 6.00pm Landmark, Apex Plaza, Nungambakkam High Road, Chennai, India
Wednesday 24 November 2010, 6.00pm Landmark, Lower Level, Palladium High Street, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai, India

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