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20th EU Day Keynote: "Academic Freedom in Europe: Threats Within and Without"

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
European Union Center
Location
Zoom
Date
Nov 18, 2021   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Michael Ignatieff
Registration
Registration
E-Mail
eucenter@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
International Education Week

University autonomy and freedom of thought are under attack from the authoritarian resurgence in Eastern Europe, but free thinking is also under pressure within the universities in Western Europe. What lessons do these stories have for the United States? Please join the European Union Center for its 20th EU Day keynote, which will be given by Michael Ignatieff, a Canadian historian, writer, and former politician. Dr. Ignatieff is Rector Emeritus of Central European University, Budapest and Vienna, professor of history and author of On Consolation: Finding Solace in Hard Times.

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