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Epistolæ Obscurorum Virorum: A New Wave of Attacks on Academic Freedom in Europe

The essay begins with the latest developments related to academic freedom in Europe. First, the article describes the situation of the Central European University and the attempts of the European Parliament to draw attention to the general problem of academic freedom in the European Union and across the world. Then, the authors analyze the main world trends, after which they focus on the European context. Further, the essay draws attention to methodological problems in dealing with the measurement of academic freedom and formulates two main theoretical approaches. At the end, there are several recommendations about crucial points, which should be taken into account when addressing academic freedom