Committee of Enquiry/Freedom of Speech Ref 15: Archard

at best, a woolly-minded statement in the tradition of bourgeois 19th Century liberalism

 File Author Date Document Type
Click to open P Archard 14th June 1968 (& 10th June 1968) Free speech submission

Peter Archard’s response to Committee of Enquiry Chair Keith Trace’s memorandum (circulated 11th June) on freedom of speech at the University, and how the three-part statement of principles it contained might apply to the events of 7th May; one of the three students suspended as a result of the demonstration, Archard submits a paper he had written, prior to the circulation of Trace’s memo, on ‘Free Speech and the Role of the University in the 20th Century’; Archard introduces his paper as ‘implicitly and explicitly, an political attack’ on the definition of free speech outlined in the report issued by Senate on Thursday 16th May

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