“Islamo-Leftism”, Academic Freedom and Free Speech in French Universities

Philippe Marlière, Professor of French and European Politics at UCL, investigates “Islamo-Leftism” in France to see what it means for academic freedom and free speech in French universities. Speaking recently on CNews, France’s equivalent of Fox News, the higher education minister launched an unprecedented attack on the whole French academic community. Frédérique Vidal argued that French academia is “gangrened by Islamo-gauchisme” or “Islamo-leftism”. The “Islamo-leftism” tag … Continue reading “Islamo-Leftism”, Academic Freedom and Free Speech in French Universities

Is being European a white identity? Brussels needs deep reflection in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement

Neema Begum, Research Associate, Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity, University of Manchester and writer at UK in a Changing Europe, assesses whether the European identity is an inclusive one, in which she critically analyses the EU institutions in light of the Black Lives Matter movement. Continue reading Is being European a white identity? Brussels needs deep reflection in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement