University has change of heart on Dalai Lama visitABC.
"The University of Sydney and IDHR remain firmly committed to the principle that academics are free to invite to our campus anyone who has a legitimate contribution to make to public debate," Professor Keane said. "It is hoped the mid-June event will form part of a determined commitment of the University of Sydney to develop a constructive dialogue on matters concerning Tibet and the wider region."
Campus authorities ticked off on the Dalai Lama's visit in January and the IDHR began to organise the event at the Seymour Centre. But an investigation by ABC revealed that the university, which has close links to China, had gone to great lengths to wash its hands of the iconic monk.
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