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Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2024


The AUP Center for Critical Democracy Studies is excited to invite researchers and students to a symposium on academic freedom in France and the US. The event will kick off with a keynote lecture by Robert Post (Yale Law School) and include two panels with Olivier Beaud (Panthéon-Assas), Eleonora Bottini (Université de Caen Normandie), and Camille Fernandes (Université de Franche-Comté).


Organized by Patrick Weil (Yale Law School, CNRS) and Roman Zinigrad (AUP)


14h00-14h15 | Opening Remarks

  • Part 1 | Keynote Address

Robert Post: “Free Speech and Academic Freedom in the United States”

14h15-15h00 | Robert Post


  • 15h00-15h10 | Camille Fernandes
  • 15h10-15h20 | Eleonora Bottini
  • 15h20-15h30 | Olivier Beaud

15h30-16h00 | Q&A

16h00–16h30 | Coffee break

Part 2 | Academic Freedom in Comparative Perspective

  • 16h30-16h50 | Olivier Beaud “A reasoned and reasonable defense of academic freedom”
  • 16h50-17h10 | Eleonora Bottini “Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and Democracies in Crisis: A Comparative Perspective”
  • 17h10-17h30 | Camille Fernandes “Legal Boundaries of Academic Freedom of Speech in France: Contrasts with the United States”
  • 17h30-17h45 | Robert Post Comments
  • 17h45-18h15 | Q&A

18h15-18h30 | Closing Remarks


  • Room C-102 - 6 rue du Colonel Combes
    Paris, France (75)

Event attendance modalities

Hybrid event (on site and online)


  • Friday, May 17, 2024


  • academic freedom

Information source

  • Roman Zinigrad
    courriel : rzinigrad [at] aup [dot] edu


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« Perspectives on Academic Freedom: USA and Europe », Conference, symposium, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, https://doi.org/10.58079/11nz5

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