FREE INQUIRY AT RISK: UNIVERSITIES IN DANGEROUS TIMES

Venue: New York

Location: New York, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 29, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 29, 2008
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FREE INQUIRY AT RISK: UNIVERSITIES IN DANGEROUS TIMES 29, 30, 31 October 2008 A Social Research conference at The New School The New School, New York City, United States Are academic freedom and free inquiry at risk? Join a group of experts discussing current trends that are reshaping universities around the world. What are the benefits and what are the risks to universities as they navigate rapid globalization, international collaborations, massification, corporate partnerships and the growing number of franchises? Join us in commemorating the 75th anniversary of the University in Exile, a haven for European scholars rescued from the ravages of fascism. Speakers include Ira Katznelson, Hanna Holborn Gray, Craig Calhoun, Alfred Stepan, Robert M. Berdahl, Robert M. ONeil, Joan Wallach Scott, Ahmed Bawa, Ellen W. Schrecker, Itzhak Galnoor, Khalil Shikaki, Arjun Appadurai, Akilagpa Sawyerr, Deepak Nayyar, Anthony W. Marx, and Joseph W. Westphal. Enquiries: socres@newschool.edu

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