University of Geneva Conference: Threats to Academics

Tuesday, Mar 30 2021 7:00 am

Event Location Online
In Event Types: Conference

This event will examine the threats to academic freedom as well as the networks of solidarity between researchers that are developing to face them. This event offers a comparative vision of Turkish, French and Swiss perspectives on academic freedom.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Bernard DEBARBIEUX , Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Geneva

Zeynep GAMBETTI , Professor of Political Theory at Boğaziçi University, Turkey

Eric FASSIN , Professor of sociology at the University of Paris VIII

The debate will be followed by a presentation of Scholars at risk and solidarity networks between researchers with the participation of Olivier Vincent , scientific assistant at the Department of International Relations and Partnerships at the University of Geneva and Johanna Huber , assistant doctoral student at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

This event is organized in partnership with the Scholars @ Risk network and the Institute for the Study of Citizenship of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Geneva.