Censure and Censorship: Academic Freedom and Public Comment |

Censure and Censorship: Academic Freedom and Public Comment

Synopsis:

Academics often claim the right to engage in public debate. Indeed, some would argue that it is their duty to do so. But how would university management and governing bodies respond when they express views that create public outrage or could even damage the reputation of the institution. Of what practical value is the concept of academic freedom?

Speaker(s):

Dr Michael Spence, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, University of Sydney

Date:
Monday, 10 March 2014
Time:
5:15 p.m. - 6:30p.m.
Venue:

Lobby,
Oei Tiong Ham Building,
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
469C Bukit Timah Road,
Singapore 259772

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