Sponsored by the Citizens, Nations and Migration (CNaM) Network, the GLIMER Project (JPI ERA Net / Horizon 2020), the department of Social Anthropology and the School of Social and Political Science, all at the University of Edinburgh.
Venue: David Hume Tower, LG.11. George Square, Edinburgh
While norms of what constitutes ‘academic citizenship’ are increasingly global, academic freedom is under acute threat due to censorship and persecution of academics by state and non-state actors in various locations around the world. This roundtable will focus on specific situations in Bangladesh, China, Turkey and Uganda, while considering what universities and academics outside these countries can/should do to respond, with a spotlight on initiatives at the University of Edinburgh.