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Academic freedom and apartheid

Peter J. Ucko

Academic freedom and apartheid

the story of the World Archaeological Congress

by Peter J. Ucko

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Ucko.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/03758 (C)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 305 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2080119M
ISBN 100715621807, 0715621912
LC Control Number88116310

  Originally published in Counterpunch Septem Israel and Academic Freedom: a Closed Book by STANLEY L. COHEN. You have a year-old daughter let’s call her Rachel, or perhaps Nadia raised in a home where dialogue, debate and disagreement have been served as so much a mainstay of the family dinner every night for years.   Joan Tyler relights the Torch of Academic Freedom at the 34th TB Davie Memorial Lecture in , as fellow students look on. While UCT earned itself the nickname 'Moscow on the Hill' for its sustained opposition to apartheid, the tide turned with the release of Nelson Mandela in

  I raise the issue because my book on academic freedom (“Versions of Academic Freedom: From Professionalism to Revolution”) will be out in about a year and the online Journal of Academic Freedom (published by the American Association of University Professors) has just posted its fourth volume consisting of essays on a topic that figures.   Activism; On Academic Freedom and the BDS Movement On Academic Freedom and the BDS Movement. An effective isolation of Israeli academic institutions will .

Haymarket Books: books for changing the world. "Steven Salaita’s astute meditations on racism, settler colonialism, anti-Semitism, and Israeli apartheid skillfully convert the inauspicious conditions surrounding his ousting by the trustees of the University of Illinois into an opportunity to elevate the campaign for Palestine solidarity to a new level. The need is always for more academic freedom, not less. Summary and Recommendations. 1. In view of the Association’s long-standing commitment to the free exchange of ideas, we oppose academic boycotts. 2. On the same grounds, we recommend that other academic associations oppose academic .


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Academic Freedom in a Democratic South Africa: Essays and Interviews on Higher Education and the Humanities His retelling of episodes in the anti-apartheid student Cited by: Academic Freedom and Apartheid: the Story of the World Archaeological Congress, by Peter Ucko.

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As a result of these pressures, many lesser apartheid laws—such as those banning interracial marriage and segregating facilities—were repealed or fell into disuse by In President de Klerk obtained the repeal of the remaining apartheid laws and called for the drafting of a new constitution.

In a multiracial, multiparty transitional government was approved, and fully free elections were held inwhich gave majority representation to the African National Congress. Buy Academic Freedom & Apartheid, Oxfam, Peter Ucko,Books, Society Politics Philosophy.

Academic Freedom in Conflict - The Struggle Over Free Speech Rights in the University - How governments, corporations, university administrators, and even students are seeking new limits on academic freedom in Canada and the U.S. Chapter 4: Academic freedom and opposition: Towards a methodology This second part of the literature review and methodological exposition for this study sets out to describe and analyse debates in the literature regarding academic freedom, and the activities and responsibilities of academics during the apartheid era.

The aim is to develop a. First, all policy matters are of potential concern to the faculty: not only such obvious matters as the curriculum, the requirements for academic degrees, and internal rules that affect academic freedom and tenure, but also the institutional budget, changes in the academic calendar, and the establishment of new schools, campuses, and buildings.

The main exception is a book by Peter Ucko, published inentitled Academic Freedom and Apartheid: The Story of the World Archaeological Congress. This tells the story of one of the two occasions on which the academic boycott became a matter of sustained public controversy.

Freedom of speech and academic freedom are widely recognized prerequisites for the maintenance of national and international freedom to communicate with colleagues in the relentless, objective, scholarly pursuit of knowledge and the advancement of the human condition.

The debate on freedom of speech and academic freedom at universities in South Africa is complicated by the Author: Solomon R. Benatar. Academic Freedom. academic freedom, right of scholars to pursue research, to teach, and to publish without control or restraint from the institutions that employ them.

It is a civil right that is enjoyed, at least in statute, by all citizens of democratic countries. Eighteen of Africa's most distinguished scholars have contributed to this major and timely work, including Claude Ake, Archie Mafeje, Ali Mazrui, Issa Shivji and Joseph Ki-Zerbo.

As a first step towards greater consideration of the nature of the research environment in Africa and to reflect on the social and material context of research as an intellectual activity, CODESRIA co-organised a.

The defense of academic freedom in this particular sense by the “open universities” has, with some justification, been celebrated as a key chapter in the history of the broad anti-apartheid struggle.

But its legacy does not provide an. In A History of the University Presses in Apartheid South Africa, Elizabeth le Roux examines scholarly publishing history, academic freedom and knowledge production during the apartheid era.

Using archival materials, comprehensive bibliographies, and political sociology theory, this work analyses the origins, publishing lists and philosophies of the university by: 3. In A History of the University Presses in Apartheid South Africa, Elizabeth le Roux examines scholarly publishing history, academic freedom and knowledge production during the apartheid archival materials, comprehensive bibliographies, and political sociology theory, this work analyses the origins, publishing lists and philosophies of the university : Elizabeth le Roux.

John Higgins poses two interrelated questions in his book. What is or could be or should be academic freedom, both in South Africa and, by implication, globally; and what is or could be or should be the role of the humanities. Academic freedom in South Africa is defined constitutionally not as an institutional practice, but as an individual right.

Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ucko, Peter J. Academic freedom and apartheid. London: Duckworth, The book examines the troubled history of academic freedom in South Africa starting with key debates raised by the O’Brien Affair through to post-apartheid government policy where it figures as an inconvenient ideal, that is paid lip service to but is neglected in practice; questions received ideas of institutional culture and managerial authority; and argues for a better understanding of the critical.

Joanna Williams, a senior lecturer of higher education at the University of Kent in Britain, education editor at Spiked, and author of a new book called Academic Freedom in. RHODES UNIVERSITY DURING THE SEGREGATION AND APARTHEID ERAS, TO While updated, it is, like Currey’s book, not a history and is of a celebratory nature with its glossy pages, colour photos and simple text.

which further encompasses questions about academic freedom and university autonomy. A university’s function is two File Size: KB.The Lancet VIEWPOINT Academic freedom in South Africa S.R. Benatar FRCP Prof Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, and Groote Schuur Hospital, ObservatoryCape Town, South Africa Freedom of speech and academic freedom are widely acknowledged prerequisites for the relentless, objective, scholarly pursuit of knowledge and truth for the advancement of the human Cited by: 7.Focusing on the complicity of Israeli universities in maintaining the occupation of Palestine, and on the repression of academic and political freedom for Palestinians, Against Apartheid powerfully explains why scholars and students throughout the world should refuse to do business with Israeli institutions.

This rich collection of essays is a handbook for scholars and/5(3).