We are writing to express our deep concern about proposed legislative changes to the status of Central European University (CEU) in Hungary. These changes could threaten the academic freedom
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Central European University is firmly part of the Hungarian academic and collegiate community.
On the one hand, we consider it crucial for education and universities to be independent of political will, on the other, we consider high scientific standards that CEU represents and shares exampl
The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies is writing to express our alarm at the proposed legislative changes to the status of the Central European University in Hungary.
CEU is a world leader in academic research and teaching. Moreover, CEU is a vital hub of nationalism scholars and scholarship, with a dedicated nationalism studies programme.
The Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) is deeply concerned about the threat that the proposed bill presents for the survival of CEU in Hungary.
We have strong relationships with the CEU and benefit from their high expertise in our field. The scholars from the CEU are enriching significantly the discussion and scientific results.
In addition to being a violation of academic freedom, the new legislation is discriminatory, as several of its passages target only CEU and was passed without regard to due procedure.
The scholarly journal Baltic Worlds, as well as the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies at Södertörn University share the concern on the development in Hungary and wish to support CEU.
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