31 octobre 2018

Israel to Deport American Student for Boycott Activity

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. An American student is expected to be deported from Israel for backing the boycott movement against the nation, Haaretz reported Thursday. More...

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‘An Unacceptable Breach of Trust’

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Editors of book series stop publishing with Springer Nature to protest its acquiescence to Chinese government censorship demands. More...

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25 octobre 2018

Updated OFAC Ruling Removes Government Restrictions

Updated OFAC Ruling Removes Government Restrictions
The U.S. government has relented; IEEE publications are no longer under the embargo rule, which means papers from authors in such countries as Cuba and Iran may now again be edited for publication. More...

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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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