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Academic Institutions Under Attack: Freedom of Inquiry at Risk, April 26 Conference

Please join us for “Academic Institutions Under Attack: Freedom of Inquiry at Risk” on April 26 at The New School. Join us to hear exiled scholars hosted by New University in Exile Consortium member institutions discuss the attacks on universities and academic freedom in their home countries.
Session 1 | 1:30 – 3:30 PM
The Role of the University
What role does the university play in Turkey and Iran? How has this role been affected by the regimes now in power?
Session 2 | 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Contemporary Attacks
Speakers will discuss threats to higher education in their home countries and how their lives have been affected

Concluding Remarks | 6:00 – 7:00 PM
George Rupp, President Emeritus, Columbia University; President Emeritus, Rice University; President Emeritus, International Rescue Committee (2002 – 2013)

The event is free. To register, please click here. To learn more about the New University in Exile Consortium, please visit their website here.

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