Event Details

Allan Goodman, chief executive officer of the Institute of International Education, joins Vice Provost for International Affairs Wendy Wolford to discuss: 

  • How can universities like Cornell provide safe haven for scholars whose right to free expression is threatened?
  • How can universities act to promote scholarship, free expression, and global collaboration?

Cornell has worked with the Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) for over a decade to provide yearlong fellowships for displaced academics and human rights defenders. Goodman and Wolford continue their conversation with a panel including current and past fellows:

  • Sharif Hozoori, IIE-SRF fellow, Einaudi Center South Asia Program
  • Peidong Sun, Einaudi Center East Asia Program; Assoc. Professor, History, A&S
  • Azat Gündoğan, Florida State University, former IIE-SRF fellow, Einaudi Center Institute for European Studies

 

Monday, October 30, 2023 at 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm (ET)

Available for remote viewing through a Zoom live stream.

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Part of Cornell’s yearlong exploration of freedom of expression, this event from Global Cornell brings together the campus community to discuss how Cornell can protect academic freedom while collaborating with institutions and scholars in places with different political realities and views on free speech.

Allan Goodman, chief executive officer of the Institute of International Education, will join Vice Provost Wendy Wolford to discuss:

  • How can universities like Cornell provide safe haven for scholars whose right to free expression is threatened?
  • How can universities act to promote scholarship, free expression, and global collaboration?

Cornell has worked with the Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) for over a decade to provide yearlong fellowships for displaced academics and human rights defenders. IIE also supports the Humphrey Fellows Program in the Department of Global Development and Fulbright fellowships for undergraduate students from across the university.

Goodman’s talk will be followed by discussion with these panelists:

  • Sharif Hozoori (Afghanistan) | IIE-SRF fellow in the Einaudi Center’s South Asia Program
  • Peidong Sun (China) | Einaudi Center’s East Asia Program and Associate Professor of History, A&S
  • Azat GündoÄŸan (Turkey) | Florida State University, former IIE-SRF fellow in the Einaudi Center’s Institute for European Studies

About Allan Goodman

IIE’s CEO Allan E. Goodman is a Council on Foreign Relations member and serves on the selection committees for the Rhodes and Schwarzman Scholars and the Yidan Prize. He also serves on the Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group advisory council and the Education Above All Foundation board of trustees. Goodman has a PhD in government from Harvard, MPA from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and BS from Northwestern University.

About the Institute of International Education

For more than 100 years, the Institute of International Education has promoted the exchange of scholars and researchers and rescued scholars, students, and artists from persecution, displacement, and crises. IIE conducts research on international academic mobility and administers the U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright Program.

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