to the interdisciplinary research network on Freedom of Thought. We host informal workshops with substantial debates about the concept and the right to freedom of thought from theoretical, historical, normative, and practical perspectives, as well as related empirical research. Learn more about us here.

Here are some recordings of recent sessions on the occassion of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration (2023/2024).

Prof. Heping Dang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen), China and Article 18 UDHR (January 2024)

Dr. Christoph Bublitz (Hamburg), The Genesis of the Human Right to Freedom of Thought in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (January 2024)


If you are interested in joining, wish to present your research or  would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact us at freedomofthoughtnetwork [ a ] gmail.com 

We look forward to hearing from you! 

The network convenors

Jan Christoph Bublitz (Universität Hamburg)
Bethany Shiner (Middlesex University London; University of Oxford)
Kelly Amal Dhru (Universität Hamburg)