15 octobre 2018

Chinese students fear backlash after inflammatory speech

Chinese students in the United States have dismissed claims made by US Vice-President Mike Pence that their official groups representing them are part of a Communist Party effort to “foster a culture of censorship”, though they did express concerns of a backlash from the inflammatory remarks, write Simone McCarthy and Kristin Huang for South China Morning Post. More...

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Avenir professionnel : plusieurs cavaliers censurés, dont l'accès des contractuels aux emplois de direction

Le Conseil constitutionnel a validé ce 4 septembre les principales dispositions du projet de loi Avenir professionnel qui porte la réforme de l'apprentissage, de la formation professionnelle et de l'assurance chômage, mais a censuré plusieurs cavaliers législatifs. Plus...

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29 septembre 2018

Syracuse bans romantic relationships between students, employees

University Business Magazine logoSyracuse University has banned romantic and sexual relationships between students and employees, including professors. More...

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25 septembre 2018

Self-Censorship and China

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. An article in The New Republic examines the issue of self-censorship among scholars who study China and U.S. universities that want to stay in good standing with Beijing. The article includes allegations that in 2015 Columbia University canceled several talks at its global center in Beijing that were deemed politically sensitive. More...

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10 septembre 2018

Survey reveals overseas China scholars’ self-censorship

By Yojana Sharma. Repressive experiences during the conduct of research on China may be rare but they are a “real phenomenon” and a barrier to doing research in the country, leading some scholars to self-censor and others to change research focus or abandon it altogether, according to a new study. It analyses data from the first ever survey of self-censorship among China scholars overseas. More...

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27 août 2018

Overseas China scholars face self-censorship dilemma

By Yojana Sharma. As China combines internal censorship and a major crackdown in its Xinjiang region, with aggressive verbal attacks and informal pressure on overseas academics, the self-censorship dilemma is becoming acute for overseas China scholars who comment China’s human rights, Tibet, Taiwan independence and other sensitive topics. More...

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25 août 2018

University wants to end censure over flap with conservatives

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Nebraska-Lincoln is looking into how to be removed from a national association’s censure list after being criticized for its handling of a confrontation between a university lecturer and a student recruiting for a conservative group. More...

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23 août 2018

Christian University Drops Ban on Same-Sex Student Relationships

HomeBy Elizabeth ReddenAn evangelical Christian university in Canada announced Tuesday that students will no longer be required to abide by a “community covenant” barring same-sex relationships or any other form of sexual activity "that violates the sacredness of marriage between a man and a woman." More...

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More Student Press Censorship Alleged at Liberty

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Officials at Liberty University fired two student editors with a history of mixed coverage from the institution’s newspaper, the second occasion in which the religious university has come under fire for press censorship. More...

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Don't Even Think of Publishing in This Journal

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A major higher education research journal is suspending submissions to clear out a two-year backlog. Some see this case pointing to broad problems in academic publishing, such as the unwillingness of many scholars to review papers. More...

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