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About Gerhard Hoffstaedter

Gerhard Hoffstaedter is a lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Queensland. He is co-founder of the Melbourne Free University.

Articles by Gerhard Hoffstaedter

This week's editor

“Mehmet

Mehmet Kurt is this week’s guest editor, introducing the theme, ‘New Turkey and Old Troubles’.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

When the possible death of humanities is a progressive development

MOOCs (massive open online courses) and more freely available lectures and university content are transforming the education landscape, and alliances between academia and corporations are ever-increasing. But this revolution in education might pose a lethal threat for hardly commodifiable disciplines such as those of the humanities. 

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