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Universities for Justice and Unity

By Ard Jongsma

Universities’ neutrality and their aspired role as the conscience of society can be compromised when they play an active role in political transition. But they are often the drivers of political change and their contribution to democratisation processes around the globe is significant.

At its Leaders Conference in Madrid, the Talloires Network explored whether universities can and should be an active partner in political transition.

Continued at: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20110625122254278

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