Annual Convention 2023

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The FSU Annual Convention The Convention affords senior staff and the directors of the FSU the opportunity to thank members for their support and to report back on highlights from the past year – e.g., legal victories, case-work successes and the impact our behind-the-scenes legislative and policy work is having. It’s also a great opportunity […]

Securing Academic Freedom

The Art Workers' Guild 6 Queen Square, London, United Kingdom

The purpose of the symposium is to bring together those interested in protecting academic freedom in the UK to share knowledge and best practice on how to secure change from within – how to navigate university governance structures, committees, policies and other such impediments (and opportunities) in order to nurture a culture of academic freedom […]

A day of debate on politics, economics, philosophy and more at The Battle of Ideas festival

Devonshire Dome 1 Devonshire Road, Buxton

A day of debate on politics, economics, philosophy and more at The Devonshire Dome as the Battle of Ideas festival returns to Buxton! Join us at this stunning venue in the spa town of Buxton, in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire. An opportunity to get to grips with some major public debates […]

Battle of Ideas Festival – Shaping the Future Through Public Debate.

Church House Westminster, Great Smith Street,, London, United Kingdom

We are delighted to be partnering for the second year running with the Battle of Ideas Festival, taking place in Westminster, London on 15th and 16th October. We’ll be there all weekend with our stall and will be co-hosting two sessions, one with Toby Young debating the Online Safety Bill and the other with Free Speech Champions discussing how students can be […]

The State of Free Speech in Scotland

Radisson Blu Hotel 80 High Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

A one-day symposium aimed at bringing together people from diverse perspectives to discuss ‘The State of Free Speech in Scotland’. The event is invitation-only so that participants can be assured others in the room are of like mind, at least when it comes to the view that there is an urgent free speech problem to be […]