The Policy Shop
About This Show
A podcast at the University of Melbourne, Australia. The Policy Shop is where national and global public policy is examined. Guests include Nobel laureates Sir Angus Deaton and Harold Varmus, writer Germaine Greer, author and academic Michael Ignatieff, former UN under-secretary, Baroness Valerie Amos, and Big Data entrepreneur Anthony Goldbloom. Listed by iTunes as new and noteworthy, subscribe for the latest episodes.Read more »
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Academic freedom and free speech in universities
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Attacks on academic freedom have been making headlines. The suppression of academic freedom has been called a “global crisis” by some, while others complain the academy is not challenged enough by different thinking.Yet the concept of academic freedom is complicated – what does it mean, and who exactly is under attack?
To explore these questions with host, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne Professor Glyn Davis, is Professor Adrienne Stone from the Melbourne Law School and John Roskam, Executive Director of the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs.
Episode recorded: 28 June 2018
Produced by: Ruby Schwartz
Audio engineer: Gavin NebauerRead more »
Rated 5 out of
Quite a unique contribution to public discussion with some great guests.
Date published: 2017-06-07