Simon Jackson, Ann Thomson and Stefan Nygard

Simon Jackson is an assistant professor (lecturer) in modern Middle Eastern history at the University of Birmingham. Ann Thomson is a professor of European intellectual history at European University Institute. Stefan Nygard is an Academy of Finland researcher at University of Helsinki.

Wilhelm von Humboldt

A Marketplace of Ideas? Yes. A Market? No

Research and teaching have never been free from external constraints and public universities have long been expected to justify the resources society devotes to them. But universities feel threatened and increasingly incapable of fulfilling their primary functions.

9 years ago