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About Mathew Guest

Dr Mathew Guest is Reader in the Sociology of Religion at Durham University in the United Kingdom. He is the co-author of Christianity and the University Experience: Understanding Student Faith (Bloomsbury 2013). This article reflects his personal views and not those of his university.

Articles by Mathew Guest

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Julian Richards is openDemocracy’s managing editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why Boris is wrong about the burka

What is more offensive—concealing your face or misleading the public?

Can universities still provide a transformative experience?

At least for the purposes of surveillance and control, the possibility of being politically awakened by higher education is alive and well. 

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