In 2018, freedom…

Posted December 27, 2017 8:29 pm by Joanna Bogle

In 2018,  freedom…

…to speak on a wide range of ideas, to challenge people out of cosy networks of convenient slogans, and to make people uncomfortable by raising issues that may affect them personally –  is going to be central to life in Britain, especially in our universities.Shortly before Christmas, Prof Nigel Biggar at Oxford wrote a thoughtful essay on Britain and Empire in The Times. He was later denounced  by some lecturers and students at the University: it’s not really clear why. They just disagreed with him, and were clearly uncomfortable with having to think through the issues that he raised –

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