Dennis Hayes
professor of education, University of Derby; founder and director, Academics For Academic Freedom (AFAF); co-author, The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education

Dennis is Professor of Education at the University of Derby. He is the founder and director of the campaign group Academics For Academic Freedom (AFAF) which is now a membership organisation with a members’ blog. In 2008, he co-authored with Kathryn Ecclestone the controversial and bestselling book, The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education which is to be re-issued this year in the Routledge Education Classic Editions series with a new introduction. His latest book, The Death of Academic Freedom? Free speech and censorship on campus will be published by Routledge next year.

Follow Dennis on Twitter: @ProfDHayes


Thursday 4 October, 19:00 Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby, DE1 2SQ

Saturday 13 October, 10:00 Level G Studio
The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education: 10 years on

Saturday 13 October, 16:00 Garden Room
The military: muscle or mindfulness?