30 November 2017. Roundtable on ‘Academic Citizenship Beyond Borders’

Time: 17:00-19:30

Venue: David Hume Tower, LG.11. George Square,  Edinburgh

While norms of what constitutes ‘academic citizenship’ are increasingly global, academic freedom is under acute threat due to censorship and persecution of academics by state and non-state actors in various locations around the world. This roundtable will focus on specific situations in Bangladesh, China, Turkey and Uganda, while considering what universities and academics outside these countries can/should do to respond, with a spotlight on initiatives at the University of Edinburgh.
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19 January 2017. Jatinder Mann launches book on Multiculturalism in Canada and Australia

Time: 13:0014:30

Venue: 6th Floor Staff Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh

Speaker: Jatinder Mann (King’s College London)

At this roundtable discussion, Jatinder Mann will present the main arguments of his new book, The Search for a New National Identity: The Rise of Multiculturalism in Canada and Australia, 1890s–1970s (New York: Peter Lang).
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