Teaching About Terrorism: University of Bristol
Teaching About Terrorism is a 2009/10 research project funded by C-SAP, one of the Higher Education Academy's subject networks. The project aims to research the extent and nature of teaching about terrorism in UK Universities, primarily in the disciplines of Sociology, Politics and Criminology.
Freedom of Information Request 1
- Does your institution provide any information or advice to students or staff on any potential liability under Terrorism legislation which might result from accessing materials for teaching or research?
- Does your institution have any kind of procedure to review or assess reading lists, module descriptors or other teaching materials which explicitly or in practice considers questions of safety and risk under terrorism legislation as part of its remit?
- Does your institution have any system, policy or procedure in place for dealing with any potential actions taken by the authorities against the institution, its students or staff under Terrorism legislation?
- Does your institution have any system, policy or procedure in place for ‘preventing violent extremism’ as recommended for example in the government guidance document ‘Promoting Good Campus Relations’.
- The University does not have specific systems or policies but has reviewed the recommendations in the 'Good Campus Relations' document and are happy that there are appropriate general policies and procedures in place (for example regarding freedom of speech, open dialogue with student groups, dignity at work and study, crisis and incident management etc.). The University also works with the police on their 'Prevent' initiative in relation to preventing violent extremism.
Freedom of Information Request 2
- Freedom of Information Results, Teaching About Terrorism: FOI Results
- University of Bristol, Teaching About Terrorism Response to FOI 1, Scribd