By Sandra Richter. The history of the university and the history of academic freedom are intertwined but not identical. In certain historical situations they have even differed radically – whether it be for political, economic, or administrative reasons, or because of personal failure.
By Pascal Engel. We observe violations of academic freedom all the time. Speakers are “deplatformed” because of their political views, professors become the victims of campaigns in the media and social networks.
By Wendy Shaw This article is part of the TRAFO Series “40 Years After Orientalism”. Facts cannot solve the problem of lies. Stories can. The given wisdom of modern positivism...