News

Network announcements, press releases and other updates from the SAR Secretariat

Brown prepares to house displaced Ukrainian scholars
A piece by Alex Nadirashvili for Brown Daily Herald.  The University is currently working with partner organizations such as Scholars at Risk and the New University in Exile Consortium “to provide a safe academic home” for Ukrainian scholars displaced by the ongoing Russian invasion, according

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Do academic boycotts work?
A piece by Simon Baker, for Times Higher Education: The Ukraine war has led to unprecedented curtailment of academic ties, but could breaking off all relations with Russia cause further problems? The sheer brutality of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

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Network Reflections: Hosting at Whitman College
Whitman is a small liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Washington in the US. Our mission is to provide an academically rigorous education to an exclusively undergraduate student body. Since Fall 2017, Whitman has hosted three SAR scholars in: Politics

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Network Reflections: First Time Hosts EPFL
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) joined Scholars at Risk (SAR) in 2014. Two years after joining in 2016, EPFL contributed to the establishment of the Swiss section of SAR, which today comprises 24 partner institutions.  EPFL’s hosting engagement began

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