We are an ad hoc group of people involved in the University College Union (UCU) who, now or in the past, have served in elected national or local branch positions. […]
One of the dominant ideas of our times is the belief that certain words and thoughts are unacceptable. From European hate-speech laws to online censorship and no-platforming at universities, free […]
This is a letter to The Times that was not published. We publish a version here with signatures in support. We are happy to add further names, please use the […]
I am a Nigerian research student. The main thrust of my research concerns the legacy of colonialism in education in Western Nigeria. The debate on colonialism has assumed tremendous attention […]
Jeremy Willinger invites AFAF members and others to join the Heterodox Academy: There can be no more vital issue for academics than academic freedom. The university system was founded on […]
Academic Freedom Congress instructs the NEC to bring to Congress in 2018 a statement in defence of Academic Freedom as an addition to UCU Rules Section 2 ‘Aims and Objects’.
Free speech has become an issue of significant controversy. This debate will assess a number of key questions, including:
A ‘must read’ new book out this September from Civitas with contributions from many AFAF supporters including Jenny Jarvie, Dennis Hayes, Cheryl Hudson (ed.), Tara McCormack, Jason Walsh and Joanna Williams […]