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Annual Worldviews Lecture on Media and Higher Education

Worldviews is an ongoing conversation about the relationships, challenges, and potential of the academy and media.  Past conferences have asked: How do media cover higher education issues – locally and around the globe? How does coverage shape public perceptions? Does the academy look in media’s mirror to see itself? Can the academy help the press translate complex issues into accessible stories?

In 2015 Worldviews started an annual lecture series to further explore emergent issues in higher education and the media.

For more info visit the Worldviews Website 

Peter Scott Head Shot

2018 Lecture: Dr. Sigal Ben-Porath

Free Speech on Campus: Challenge for Democratic Values

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Peter Scott Head Shot

2017 Lecture: Dr. Peter Scott

Populism and the Academy: On the "Wrong Side" of History

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Rajani Naidoo

2016 Lecture: Dr. Rajani Nadoo 

Beyond the competition fetish: Higher education for global wellbeing

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2015 Lecture:  Dr. Simon Marginson

Universities, the plutocracy and the 99%: Is high participation in higher education the problem or the solution, in societies that are becoming more unequal?

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