World Academic Summit 2017: free speech and the future of higher education

Peter Agre, Ed Byrne and Nicholas Dirks speak to Times Higher Education at the 2017 World Academic Summit in London

September 26, 2017
London, Waterloo Bridge,
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The 2017 World Academic Summit took place in London

Ed Byrne, principal of King's College London; Peter Agre, Nobel prize-winner and Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins University; and Nicholas Dirks, former Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, speak about free speech on campus, and their optimism about the students currently studying on their institutions' campuses.



The 2017 THE World Academic Summit was hosted by King's College London. Access more coverage from the event.

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