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Political History – Cambridge Core Blog

  • Contemporary European Historians on Brexit
  • 21 February 2019, Jessica Reinisch
  • The upshot of this roundtable cannot be easily reduced to a political headline, and that is precisely the point. Serious history rarely works that way.
  • Protecting Academic Freedom: Using the Past to Chart a Path Toward the Future
  • 30 July 2018, Joy Ann Williamson-Lott
  • This blog accompanies the Forum on Academic Freedom published in History of Education Quarterly. In the past decade or so, there has been an uptick in assaults on academic freedom across the globe.  Whether through watch lists, denial of visas to travel to professional conferences, firings, or detentions and jail sentences, professors and teachers are battling for the freedom to regulate their own professional lives against government (and even administrative) officials who invoke national security and patriotism to justify suppression and enforce a particular consensus on contentious issues.…...