Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism

9Jun2021
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10Jun2021

Academic freedom seems like it has never been as much under threat at a time when its meaning has never been more open to contestation. Three phenomena, in particular, have contributed to shape its fortunes over the last few years.

First, a continued pattern of interference by states, both traditional authoritarian and new populists, along with monitoring of universities, requirements of advance notification of events including international participants, discriminatory denials of visas and invasive radicalization prevention programs.

9Jun2021
to
10Jun2021

Academic freedom seems like it has never been as much under threat at a time when its meaning has never been more open to contestation. Three phenomena, in particular, have contributed to shape its fortunes over the last few years.

First, a continued pattern of interference by states, both traditional authoritarian and new populists, along with monitoring of universities, requirements of advance notification of events including international participants, discriminatory denials of visas and invasive radicalization prevention programs.

9Jun2021
to
10Jun2021

This two half-day seminar will gather a group of scholars from a variety of disciplines with a view to discussing some of the aforementioned questions and others, with an emphasis on a variety of domestic and transnational developments. Participants are encouraged to draw on specific incidents to focus the discussion.

Among many distinguished guests, speakers will include:

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