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Are Universities an Easy Scapegoat in the Fight Against Extremism?

Friday 25 April 2014

“We’re bound by two things – freedom of speech and public safety.” This view, shared by a university employee we recently spoke to, neatly encapsulates the intellectual bind that intellectual institutions presently find themselves in. One the one hand universities are supposed to be a haven for new ideas and free thinking and they value their independence greatly; on the other, like any public service universities must take seriously their responsibility to safeguard those under their care.

You can read the full article on the Huffington Post website.