New volume focusing on academic freedom in Asia includes chapter on Singapore

Academic Views, Events / Saturday, November 12th, 2022

New Threats to Academic Freedom in Asia edited by Dimitar D. Gueorguiev examines the increasingly dire state of academic freedom in Asia. Using cross-national data and in-depth case studies, the authors shed light on the multifaceted nature of academic censorship and provide reference points to those working in restrictive academic environments. It is pubished by Columbia University Press as part of the Association for Asian Studies’ Asia Shorts series.

Book launch webinar

Wednesday 30 Nov, 7–8pm Eastern Time / Thursday 1 Dec, 8–9am Singapore Time

Organised by the Association for Asian Studies, this webinar features editor Dimitar D. Gueorguiev and chapter authors Kamran Asdar Ali (University of Texas, Austin), Chong Ja Ian (National University of Singapore), Cherian George (Hong Kong Baptist University), and Stefani Nugroho (Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia).

Singapore chapter

The volume includes a chapter on academic freedom in Singapore authored by Cherian George, Chong Ja Ian and Shannon Ang. It draws from the AcademiaSG study published in 2021, which you can see here.