How can universities promote academic freedom? Insights from the front line of the gender wars
21 September 2022, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Join this event to hear a panel discussion on Professor Alice Sullivan and Judith Suissa's recent article entitled 'The Gender Wars, Academic Freedom and Education'.
This event is free.
Jeffrey HallIOE, UCL20 Bedford WayLondonWC1H 0AL
In this event, the panel will discuss recent experiences of scholars and students who have wished to discuss the material reality and political salience of sex and the impacts of these on academic freedom.
- Professor Michael Hand, Editor of IMPACT
- Professor Judith Suissa, Professor of Philosophy of Education at IOE
- Professor Alice Sullivan, Professor of Sociology at IOE
- Baroness Estelle Morris, former Secretary of State for Education
- Akua Reindorf, Barrister and Author of the Reindorf Report
- Professor Arif Ahmed MBE, Professor of Philosophy and free speech activist
- Professor David Ruebain, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Culture, Equality and Inclusion at the University of Sussex
This event will be particularly useful for those interested in academic freedom and women's rights.
PESGB seminar series
This event is part of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain (PESGB) seminar series. PESGB is a learned society that promotes the study, teaching and application of philosophy of education. Its London Branch hosts seminars every Wednesday in conjunction with the Centre for Philosophy of Education. These seminars are led by national and international scholars in the field, covering a wide range of issues of educational and philosophical concern.
All are welcome to attend.