Rise of populism is a wake-up call for universities

By Daniel Sekulich – in University World News.

Sir Peter Scott, in the 2017 WorldViews Lecture on Media and Higher Education, said that the rising tide of populism seen in the triumph of Brexit voters and President Donald Trump has sent academics a warning that they should speak up more loudly for open societies, but also recover that sense of social purpose that universities are in danger of losing.



Povl Tiedemann
April 2017


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