In addition to undermining universities’ and faculty members’ autonomy, the bill blurs distinctions between free expression and academic freedom, and turns academic freedom into a political weapon.
When speakers seek to responsibly disseminate knowledge they must be aware of their audience and how what they are saying may resonate.
Violence against LGBTQ people in Brazil is at an all-time high, but artists refuse to be intimidated.
Educators must work to ensure inclusion with diverse student bodies, yet it seems inevitable that in today’s world, talking about identity issues can be risky and emotional. So how to move forward?
Design principles, known as ‘crime prevention through environmental design’, are used all over the world to make cities safer. But some of these principles can be discriminatory and hostile.
In new guidance, students and universities could be banned from censoring controversial speakers on campuses following the first ministerial intervention on free speech in 30 years.
Safe spaces are fundamentally at odds with the rigorous intellectual exchange central to the idea of a university.
No-platforming is turning supposedly ‘critically minded’ events into adolescent cheerleading sessions.
Highly restrictive speech codes are now the norm in some of the world’s universities.