Originally published 02/23/2016
Don James McLaughlin
While it’s impossible to say what Wheaton's founder would have thought of the school's latest controversy, as an abolitionist he stood up for intellectual freedom.
Originally published 06/16/2015
The American Historical Association has joined with 21 other scholarly societies in a statement protesting proposed changes to the structure of the University of Wisconsin system that threaten to undermine tenure, shared governance, and academic freedom in Wisconsin.
Originally published 03/31/2014
Zubov’s offense was writing an op-ed for the nation’s No. 1 daily newspaper, comparing the actions of Russia’s leader President Vladimir Putin, who bloodlessly annexed Ukraine’s largely Russophone Crimea, with Adolph Hitler, who bloodlessly annexed Germanophone Sudetenland.
Originally published 03/25/2014
Andrei Zubov was fired from his job as a history professor at Moscow State Institute of International Relations.
Originally published 10/24/2013
David Austin Walsh
For a Western academic, publishing in China is a painful process of back-and-forth between editors and authors. Just like everywhere else.
Originally published 12/28/2015
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