Pitt’s first formal Scholar at Risk reflects on year at Pitt

Posted March 25, 2021

A piece by Kiera Ledermann for Pitt News covering SAR scholar Hatice Simten Coşar, a Turkish professor.

Feminist scholar and professor Hatice Simten Coşar was among more than 1,000 academics who signed a statement in 2016 against military actions taken by the Turkish government. Immediately, signers of the statement faced arrest and detention.

“As academics, we took it as our responsibility to come up with a voice asking the state to stop that violence,” Coşar said.

Read more here.

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