Denying Academic Freedom by Law in Turkey

By Asli Bali
Submitted to Session S4712 (Academic Freedom under Assault: A Roundtable on recent developments in Egypt and Turkey, 2016 Annual Meeting
I will talk about more recent legal/constitutional changes and their implications for academic freedom as well as a provide more detailed discussion of some of the most recent outrages (Academics for Peace, detention of researchers working on Kurdish questions, silencing of academics doing research deemed critical by the government, etc.).