Academic Freedom

Academic freedom is a moral and legal concept expressing the conviction that the freedom of inquiry by faculty members is essential to the mission of the academy as well as the principles of academia, and that scholars should have freedom to teach or communicate ideas or facts (including those that are inconvenient to external political groups or to authorities) without being targeted for repression, job loss, or imprisonment. While the core of academic freedom covers scholars acting in an academic capacity - as teachers or researchers expressing strictly scholarly viewpoints -, an expansive interpretation extends these occupational safeguards to scholars' …

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CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 21 May 2024 English

Turbulent developments in Europe and beyond are eroding the premises upon which the EU was established. European governments must respond strategically to protect democracy.

org/blog-post/end-liberal-arts-russian- universities> , and academic freedom is becoming even more restricted. In Georgia


Cato Institute · 21 May 2024 English

Content moderation represents the policies and practices that companies use to express their own preferences and to create the kind of online space that is best for their interests. Government …

Schuster, 2023), pp. 51–62. 18. Eric Kaufmann, “Academic Freedom in Crisis: Punishment, Political Discrimination


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 17 May 2024 English

Drawing insights from the field of innovation economics, we discuss the likely competitive environment shaping generative AI advances. Central to our analysis are the concepts of appropriability—whether firms in the …

attention and led to widespread discussion about academic freedom, the ethical implications of AI, and diversity


AcSS: Academy of Social Sciences · 14 May 2024 English

the Academy of Social Sciences is committed to safeguarding freedom of speech and to upholding academic freedom of enquiry and debate. [...] • External speakers and events play an important role in enabling

safeguarding freedom of speech and to upholding academic freedom of enquiry and debate. • External speakers Social Sciences is committed to upholding academic freedom, while ensuring that any external speaker obligation to secure freedom of speech and academic freedom. In order to comply with this policy, during


Amnesty International · 12 May 2024 English

Students face ‘surveillance’ at protests and online Universities urged to combat threats to academic freedom and human rights Chinese and Hong Kong students studying abroad are living in fear of intimidation transnational repression poses a serious threat to the free exchange of ideas that is at the heart of academic freedom, and governments and universities must do more to counter it.” ‘You are being watched’ In the

online Universities urged to combat threats to academic freedom and human rights Chinese and Hong Kong students exchange of ideas that is at the heart of academic freedom, and governments and universities must do


Amnesty International · 12 May 2024 English

Chinese and Hong Kong students studying abroad are living in fear of intimidation, harassment and surveillance as Chinese authorities seek to prevent them engaging with “sensitive” or political issues. This …

exchanges and undermining the principle of academic freedom on campuses across affected regions. Chinese authorities’ efforts to curtail academic freedom and other rights beyond China’s borders is by explicitly recognizing human rights and academic freedom on campus in their policies and guidelines guidelines that provide effective support for academic freedom and human rights, including in response to efforts of Chinese authorities to curtail academic freedom beyond its borders are part of a phenomenon


AFT: American Federation of Teachers · 9 May 2024 English

These schools collectively have reading environmental tech, IT support, and programming and web and math scores and graduation rates similar to those of the com- development to the trades (e.g., …

supporting teacher professionalism and protecting academic freedom, among other educational topics and trends crushing burden of student debt. Protecting academic freedom. WHO: YOU. Your family. Your colleagues. Your


Conseil supérieur de l'éducation du Québec · 9 May 2024 English

– 2 – Generative Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education: Pedagogical and Ethical Issues | Summary Importance of ministerial action and consultation with stakeholders In the eyes of the CSE and …

autonomy, professional autonomy of teachers, and academic freedom. In this context, the CSE and the CEST propose professional autonomy and the principle supérieur of academic freedom. – 7 – Generative Artificial Intelligence supérieur should respect professional autonomy and academic freedom, and encourage pedagogical experimentation


Cato Institute · 3 May 2024 English

The challenge for those persons charged with controlling campus unrest is to safeguard protesters' right to free speech while ensuring that they don't infringe on the equal rights of others. …

colleges have internal codes that guarantee academic freedom—often drawing on the First Amendment—and other


BCCLA: BC Civil Liberties Association · 3 May 2024 English

enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms 10F are reflected in the values of academic freedom promoted and cherished by institutions of higher education across Canada and, indeed, the world

Freedoms 10F are reflected in the values of academic freedom promoted and cherished by institutions of you must hold fast to the core principles of academic freedom and freedom of expression. This requires a shared values of freedom of expression and academic freedom, please do not hesitate to reach out to the


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