Like a typical prying hack I've been making all the speakers for this weekend give me some kind of biography of themselves for this blog. So now I can introduce Siobhan McGuirk, who'll be helping to the lead the discussion on the responsibilities of intellectuals:
"I am a graduate in Social Anthropology and Politics at the University of Manchester and currently studying for an MA in Visual Anthropology at the same institution. I grew up on the University of Nottingham Campus. I've been involved in activism (student and otherwise) and the Students' Union for a good few years. I have written for Student Direct, The Mule and Red Pepper."
Siobhan describes her political position as "anti-capitalist."