Against the background of general and specific threats to academic freedom from the national security state in Turkey, India and the UK, the School of Social and Political Science in University of Edinburgh is organising a one-day public event on Thursday, 27th October, 2016.
Speakers from the three countries will focus on case studies of specific manifestations of such threats and develop theoretical analyses of the developments, as well as generate ideas for taking action to address them.
Academic freedom: "national security" threats in Turkey, India and the UK
School of Social and Political Science (UoE)
Date and Time
Thursday, 27th October, 2016, 09:45 - 19:30
TechCubeO, Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1QE
Speakers include: Prof. Nandini Sundar (Delhi School of Economics), Dr. Papia Sengupta (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Dr. Cetin Gürer (formerly at Nişantaşı University, currently Bremen University), Dr. Tuna Kuyucu (Boğaziçi University), Dr. Martin Mills (University of Aberdeen), Dr. Andrew Neal (University of Edinburgh), Ulrike Flader (DEMOS Research Centre for Peace, Democracy and Alternative Politics, Turkey).
For more information and registration, please click here.