Obstacles to Excellence is a new report from Scholars at Risk mapping threats to academic freedom that jeopardize China’s higher education ambitions. “For decades now, the Chinese government has invested heavily in academic institutions and programs designed to compete with the
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
Scholars at Risk's How to Host Handbook is primarily for officers, administrators, faculty and others at higher education institutions as they explore their interest in, plan for, and host threatened scholars and other intellectuals as visiting scholars on their campuses.
The Scholar Handbook offers advice and guidance to assist scholars in their transition to a new university community and, perhaps most importantly, in determining their short-term and long-term plans for the future.
SAR's Speaker Series Handbook provides guidance to assist institutions, organizations and affiliates interested in inviting scholars to speak on campus through the Speaker Series.
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
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
Promoting Higher Education: A Guide for Discussion Workshop Supplement is a companion piece to the separate publication, Promoting Higher Education Values: A Guide for Discussion. The Guide is intended to frame and facilitate discussion about higher education values and their implementation in a wide
Promoting Higher Education: A Guide for Discussion is intended to frame and facilitate discussion about higher education values and their implementation in a wide range of settings. It starts from the view that healthy higher education communities matter enormously. But to be
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
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
Scholars at Risk filed the below NGO submission to the United Nations’ Universal Period Review, expressing grave concern over threats to Pakistan’s academic freedom and the ability of its higher education space to function in a safe, free, and open
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
SAR is pleased to share the report of our eighth Global Congress, held June 7-10 in Montreal, Canada in partnership with the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, McGill Faculty of Law, and SAR Canada Section. More than
This article argues that existing human rights law would sustain claims for violations of academic freedom as independently and interdependently derived from the rights to freedom of opinion and expression and the right to education. This article argues that including