Friday, February 6, 2015

Academic Freedom and HKU (RTHK Radio Backchat)

"Academic Freedom"
Backchat, RTHK Radio 3
6 February 2015
Backchat guests discussed the recent attacks by pro-Beijing newspapers in Hong Kong on HKU's Faculty of Law and its former Dean. Are pro-Beijing forces trying to stop his advancement? If academics become involved in politics, should they face the consequences?  The panel consisted of Profs Michael Davis, Carole Petersen, William Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii and formerly Director of the Centre for Comparative and Public Law, Surya Deva, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong and David Zweig, Director of Center on China's Transnational Relations, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.  The hosts were Hugh Chiverton and Danny Gittings (PhD Candidate).  Click here to listen to the programme.

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