China’s bid to block my journal’s articles is a new attack on academic freedom | Tim Pringle
Cambridge University Press was asked to suppress articles in China Quarterly. It has now resisted, but it is a worrying development
The international furore that followed Cambridge University Press’s compliance with “an instruction from a Chinese import agency to block individual articles from China Quarterly” made one thing very clear. Academic freedom remains the absolute core concern of scholars all over the world.
The ideological constraints on academic freedom under Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang appear to be policy-driven