Webinar: Attacks on academic freedom in the US & lessons learned from Orbán’s Hungary
Wednesday, Apr 26 2023 11:00 am
On April 26, at 11:00 a.m. EDT, the Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) and the Coalition for Academic Freedom in the Americas (CAFA) held a webinar on “Attacks on academic freedom in the US & lessons learned from Orbán’s Hungary.” The event discussed concerning declines in respect for academic freedom in the United States, as well as the increase in legislation targeting higher education institutions and the threats such laws pose to academic freedom and institutional autonomy.
The event featured speakers András L. Pap, Research Professor and Head of Department for Constitutional and Administrative Law at the Eötvös Loránd Research Network (formerly Hungarian Academy of Sciences) Centre for Social Sciences Institute for Legal Studies; Andrew Gothard, President of United Faculty Florida; Anne McCall, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Xavier University of Louisiana; and moderator Jesse Levine, SAR’s Senior Advocacy Officer.
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