I often wonder how commonly held the myth of a certain kind of higher education is—of tweed-jacketed dons in lifelong jobs, with iron-plated pensions, spending lots of time with happy, engaged students, teaching with passion, with space for slow, thoughtful scholarship.
Why should we care about academic freedom? Meet Central European University, a higher education institution that relocated to another country
Earlier this month, the European Court of Justice decided that the Hungarian government breached the WTO and EU law on academia and the freedom to […]
The great university covid regression?
“Pre-covid” life in the UK almost feels like an aeon ago, but we’re only six weeks into it. At the end of February I was in London, co-hosting an event with colleagues, and was still recruiting and interviewing participants for my research project in mid-March. How things have changed. […]