Győző Ferencz

is executive president of the Széchenyi Academy of Letters and Arts, Budapest


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Curtailing academic freedom

Research and education in Hungary and the UK

Attacks on academic freedom in Hungary are rife: the Central European University and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences being recent victims. But what does ‘freedom’ mean in a country with such a short history of democracy as Hungary? And how is the situation in post-Brexit UK different?