Sergiu Klainerman

Sergiu Klainerman

Reflections on Solzhenitsyn's Harvard Address

Reflections on Solzhenitsyn's Harvard Address

In his 1978 Harvard commencement address, A World Split Apart, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, a fierce enemy of the Soviet system, delivered a forceful and insightful critique of the West, a society which he characterized as spiritually weakened by rampant materialism. The man who, when forced to leave his own country four

Sergiu Klainerman
Sergiu Klainerman
Crisis of Faith
How to Fight the Enemies of Academic Freedom

How to Fight the Enemies of Academic Freedom

According to a 2019 Cato Institute study, 75 percent of immigrants who are American citizens are very proud to be American compared to only 69 percent of native-born Americans. Based on my own experience, I expect the discrepancy to be much greater if you compare the sentiments of all immigrants

Sergiu Klainerman
Sergiu Klainerman
Academic Free Speech
Princeton University is One of the Least Racist Institutions in the World

Princeton University is One of the Least Racist Institutions in the World

Reflecting on recent events in Princeton starting with the July 4th “Faculty Letter” to the president, Professor Joshua Katz’s reply in his Declaration of Independence, and all the brouhaha it has generated, I cannot help noticing the asymmetry of the situation. In today’s demonology,

Sergiu Klainerman
Sergiu Klainerman
Education