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The UK Campaign for the Public University is open to all. It is a broad-based campaign with no party or other political affiliation. It has been initiated by a group of university teachers and graduate students seeking to defend and promote the idea of the university as a public good. We believe that the public university is essential both for cultivating democratic public life and creating the means for individuals to find fulfillment in creative and intellectual pursuits regardless of whether or not they pursue a degree programme.

Ibn Battuta

I am talking to my students about Ibn Battuta and reading to them from the Book – When Asia was the world.

There is a chapter in the book about Battuta – and then I chased down images of this -scholar-vagabon-chronicler extraordinaire.

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