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  1. News - China

    Liberal Peking University professor threatened with expulsion

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:09pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... after he made a series of remarks in favour of free speech and constitutional governance. Economics professor Xia Yeliang of Peking University was told by his department that his fate would be decided by a faculty vote, he told the South China Morning Post on Monday. "They told me it's because of all the things I have said and written," Xia said. "They have ...

  2. News - China - FREEDOM OF SPEECH

    Peking University says liberal professor Xia Yeliang fired for ‘poor teaching’

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 02:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China’s prestigious Peking University has defended its controversial weekend sacking of an outspoken pro-democracy professor by saying Xia Yeliang had ... and the source of 340 student complaints since 2006. “Xia Yeliang’s teaching evaluation scores were for many years in a row the lowest of the entire university,” the statement said. It added ...

  3. News - China Insider - FREEDOM OF SPEECH

    Expelled scholar Xia Yeliang may have to take US visiting scholarship

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 01:03pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com No immediate prospects in Chinese academia for professor Xia Yeliang, the outspoken professor fired last week by Peking University, triggering ... on Peking University to re-instate Xia Yeliang on Tuesday in a signature campaign. The scholars, mostly from the National Taiwan University, also asked the island’s universities to add a clause ...

  4. News - China - FREEDOM OF SPEECH

    Peking University expels liberal economist Xia Yeliang

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 08:48pm by AP

    ... Professor Xia Yeliang by a 30-3 vote, with one abstention, in a closed session from which he was excluded, Xia said on Friday after being notified of the decision. Calls to the university rang unanswered. “I am angry inside, but I must face it with composure,” said Xia, who will remain employed by the university until his contract expires Jan. 31, more than 13 years after he started ...

  5. News - China

    China claims credit for blind activist Chen Guangcheng’s US studies

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 06:17pm by Reuters

    ... in greater numbers. Liberal professor Xia Yeliang was fired from the elite Peking University last month, a decision he and his supporters attribute to his advocacy for democracy and rule of law ... of a student exchange programme between the two universities if Xia was fired for political reasons. ...

  6. News - China Insider - FREEDOM OF SPEECH

    Fate of liberal Peking University professor still unknown despite support of US academics

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:11pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com More than 130 faculty members from Wellesley College in United States wrote a letter to Peking University, urging the school not to expel Xia Yeliang The fate of a liberal Peking University Professor Xia Yeliang remains in question days after more than 130 faculty members from Wellesley College in United States wrote an open letter to administrators ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Don’t expel liberal professor, US academics urge Peking University

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Don't expel professor, US academics urge university Peking University should not expel a liberal professor, Xia Yeliang, for political reasons, faculty ... party secretary, the 130 American academics urged the university to uphold its commitment to academic freedom and not to fire Xia "based solely on his political and philosophical ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Zhang Xuezhong, pro-democracy activist, sacked by university

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 01:33pm by Zhang Hong

    ... to adopt stricter ideological control over teachers. Xia Yeliang, an outspoken economics professor at Peking University, was fired earlier this year. "I still have some articles ...

  9. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Communist party newspaper criticises teachers for lacking faith in socialism

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 03:40pm by Chris Luo

    ... and threats from the nation’s state security agents and sometimes even their schools. For example, economics professor Xia Yeliang of the prestigious Peking University, who has befriended ...

  10. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: 9 detained over Qingdao blast, anti-veil 'Project Beauty' in Xinjiang

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 08:13am by Patrick Boehler

    ... writes Wang Zuoan, director of the State Administration for Religious Affairs.   Society China Change Wellesley’s Freedom Project is going to invite former Peking Univeristy Professor Xia Yeliang ...




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