Publications & Resources

Academic freedom-related reports, guidelines, scholarly works and other resources by Scholars at Risk and its partners

Summary Report on Activities 2017-2018
The Summary Report on Activities outlines Scholars at Risk’s annual activities for the fiscal year spanning September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018. It covers the growth of our global network and our core work in protection, advocacy, research & learning (values-promotion), as well as provides

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Free to Think 2018
Free to Think 2018 is the fourth installment of an annual report by Scholars at Risk’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analyzing 294 reported attacks on higher education communities in 47 countries, from September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2018.  Download

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Report of the 2018 SAR Global Congress
SAR is pleased to share the report of 2018 Global Congress, held April 23-26 in Berlin in partnership with the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and Freie Universität Berlin. The 2018 Global Congress brought together over 500 participants from more than 60

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Summary Report on Activities 2016-2017
The Summary Report on Activities is the first installment outlining SAR’s annual activities for the fiscal year spanning September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017. It covers the growth of our global network and our core work in protection, advocacy, and research & learning (values-promotion). A financial summary

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Free to Think 2017
Free to Think 2017 is the third installment in SAR’s reporting of attacks on higher education communities, analyzing 257 reported attacks on higher education communities in 35 countries, from September 1, 2016, to August 31, 2017. “Over the past year, we

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Free to Think 2016
Free to Think 2016 is the second installment in SAR’s reporting of attacks on higher education communities, analyzing more than 150 reported attacks on higher education communities in 35 countries, from May 1, 2015 to September 1, 2016. “In the

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Education Under Attack 2014
“Education Under Attack 2014” identifies 70 countries where attacks occurred between 2009 and 2013, including 30 where there was a pattern of deliberate attacks.

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Free to Think 2015
The culmination of four years of monitoring and analysis by SAR staff and researchers around the world, the report analyzes 333 attacks on higher education communities in 65 countries from January 2011 to May 2015, demonstrating the pressing need to

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