Internationale Konferenz „Academic Freedom and Politics“

Freitag - 08.12.2017
9:00 - 19:00

LMU - Hauptgebäude
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1

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Academic Freedom and Politics, a conference and volume focused on the current situation of universities and the educational system generally seeking to find ways for educational institutions, their networks, and allies to analyze and oppose the repressive policies and practices at schools and universities. The repressive policy in Turkey is in the foreground.

Eine Veranstaltung der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Kooperation mit der Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung und der GEW.

09.00 – 10.00 Registration

10.00 – 10.30 Opening
Halis Yıldırım (Munich, Organzing Committee)
Latife Akyüz (Frankfurt am Main, Academics for Peace)
Reiner Keller (Augsburg, German Sociological Association / DGS)

10.30 – 12.30 First Session: Academic Freedom in Turkey
Eylem Çamuroğlu Çığ (Bayreuth): The Meaning of Academic Freedom After the Peace Petition
Günes Gümüs (Ankara, Turkey): Purge at University as a Means of Repression in Turkey
Mehmet Ugur (London, England): State Tutelage and the Defense of Academic Freedom in Turkish Higher Education: What Role for International Solidarity?

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch Break

13.30 – 15.00 Second Session: Academic Freedom and Politics
Anna Hollendung (Bremen): Arendt on Academic Freedom and Plurality
Anna M. Kola (Toruń, Poland): The Citizens of Academia as Polish Form of Academic Revolution
Clyde Forsberg (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan): The Problem of Neo-Ottomanism (Bonapartism) and ‚Academic Freedom‘ in the New Turkey
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break

15.30 – 17.00 Third Session: Academic Freedom in the World
Anita Rampal (New Delhi, İndia): Transformative Education for Freedom, Empathy and Agency
Martin Vialon (Oldenburg): Education, Enlightenment and Liberation as a Universal Duty
Michael Reder (Munich): Research as Radical (Social) Criticism. Comments on Political Solidarity and Academic Freedom

15.30 – 17.00 Fourth Session (Parallel Session): Trade Unions in Academia
Andreas Keller (Frankfurt am Main, GEW)
Rob Copeland (London, University and College Union) (requested)
Sakine Esen Yilmaz  (Cologne, Egitim-Sen)

17.00 – 17.30 Coffee Break

17.30 – 19.00 Fifth Session: Precarization in Academia
Tebessüm Yılmaz (Berlin): Living in Limbo: Being a Doctoral Student in Times of Oppression
Ekrem Düzen (Biefeld): The Re-policization of Universities in Turkey on the Axis of „Native and National` Culture
Serdar M. Değirmencioğlu (Brussels, Belgium): The Assault on Academic Freedom and the Failures of Mainstream Scholarship

17.30 – 19.00 Sixth Session (Parallel Session): Solidarity with the Persecuted Academics and the Role of Political Foundations
Murat Çakır  Frankfurt am Main (RLS) (requested)
Nina Locher Berlin (Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung)

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Sprache des Events: englisch

Eintritt: frei

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