Upcoming Events

Academic Freedom, Free Expression, and China's Quest for World-Class Universities

Thursday, December 3, 2015
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The New School
Starr Foundation Hall
63 Fifth Avenue
New York City

Endangered Scholars Worldwide, in collaboration with Scholars at Risk and University of New Orleans Press, presents an evening panel discussion of China’s higher education system, its goals, and its challenges. The discussion, “Academic Freedom, Free Expression, and China’s Quest for World-Class Universities,” will reflect on the government’s aspirations for the higher education system and the difficulty of pursuing these goals in the context of limitations on academic inquiry.

Teng Biao, Chinese human rights lawyer; visiting scholar, NYU School of Law
Jewher Ilham, author and activist for her imprisoned father, Ilham Tohti
Carl Minzner, professor of Law, Fordham University, School of Law
Moderator: Jerome Cohen , faculty director, US-Asia Law Institute, NYU School of Law

This event is free and open to the public. Please register at Eventbrite.

Coming Spring 2016

Making Government Logical:

How findings from the social sciences can make government policy more effective
Public Voices 8

CASS SUNSTEIN, Robert Walmsley University Professor, Harvard Law School
DANIEL KAHNEMAN, Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, and Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Emeritus

Thursday, March 3, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The New School
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center
New York City

The Invasive Other

34th in the Social Research Conference Series
April 20-21, 2016

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