What Are the Limits of Academic Freedom? An ALLEA-SAR Conference with Ireland’s President and N. Chomsky

On 8 June, ALLEA and Scholars at Risk organised the international virtual conference ‘Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent’ with US linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky and the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins as star speakers. The event focussed on the importance of intellectual dissent and academic freedom to democratic societies in a Western, particularly European, context.

Registration for the Future of Science Communication Conference is open

Together with Wissenschaft im Dialog, we are happy to announce that registration for the Future of Science Communications Conference is now open! The event will take place online on 24 and 25 June 2021. The conference is free to attend and will offer interesting keynotes, panels, workshops and lightning talks featuring researchers and practitioners from various European and international institutions.

European Academies Re-Elect Antonio Loprieno as ALLEA President

ALLEA Member Academies unanimously re-elected Professor Antonio Loprieno as President for the term 2021–2023. Board Members Professor Annette Grüters-Kieslich and Professor Luke Drury were appointed as ALLEA Vice-Presidents. The election and appointments were part of the 2021 General Assembly.

What lasting effect will the pandemic have on the relationship btw Science & Politics?

Join us to hear responses to this from Antonio Loprieno, @bellastarling @jmbujnicki & Ortwin Renn.


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