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Bilim Akademisi Report on Academic Freedoms 2020-2021 (Summary)

The Science Academy has been publishing reports on academic freedom since the year 2015, summarizing the developments and sharing them with the public. The report we have drafted this year is once more a compendium of outstanding violations of academic freedoms in our country. Most of the violations stem from the authority accorded to the President of the Republic under the new laws or decrees, which make interventions and violations such as those enacted at Bogazici University possible, without any proper justification or dialogue with the university bodies before taking action in such critical matters as appointments or the creation …

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Academic Freedom and Human Rights

BİLİM AKADEMİSİ

COMMISSION ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Yeşim M. Atamer , Coordinator

M. Ali Alpar

Ayşe Erzan

Ersin Kalaycıoğlu

Bertil Emrah Oder

 

The Science Academy Turkey – Bilim Akademisi Report on ACADEMIC FREEDOMS 2020-21

The Science Academy Turkey – Bilim Akademisi Report on ACADEMIC FREEDOMS 2019-20

The Science Academy Turkey- Bilim Akademisi Report on ACADEMIC FREEDOMS 2018-19

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The Science Academy Report on ACADEMIC FREEDOMS (2018-2019)

The Science Academy’s fifth report on the situation of academic freedoms in Turkey is released. Please click to read the report.

Please follow the below links for the previous years’ reports.

2015 Report

 2015-2016 Report 

2016-2017 Report.

2017-2018 Report

 

Turkish academics sound alarm over gender segregation plans

David Matthews – Times Higher Eduation, November 6, 2019

 

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ALLEA, EUA and Science Europe Joint Statement on Academic Freedom and Institutional Autonomy

The European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA),  the European University Association (EUA) and Science Europe issued a joint statement  on the urgent need to back commitments to academic freedom and university autonomy with solid actions.

Please click to read the press release.

Please click to read the full statement. 

By |10/04/2019|Comments Off on ALLEA, EUA and Science Europe Joint Statement on Academic Freedom and Institutional Autonomy

ALLEA Statement on the Political Infringement on Academic Freedom in Hungary

ALLEA Statement on the political infringement on academic freedom in Hungary:

ALLEA re-iterates its previous pleas to uphold and guarantee the autonomy of academic organisations and
institutions in order for the scientific community of Hungary to fulfil its tasks and mandates, and to contribute
to the country’s social and economic well–being, and development.

Please click to read the full statement.

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