Tufts Offers Haven for Scholars at Risk | March 1, 2023 — Tufts has hosted international academics in peril before. But the university had never supported four such scholars at once—until this year. […] That didn’t mean solely funding more fellows.
February 17th, 2023 — Read how the University of California (UC) system is coordinating efforts across institutions to support at-risk scholars: In the wake of the Taliban’s recapture of the capital city Kabul, a contingent of University of California faculty
February 13, 2023 — Read about student & faculty experiences participating in SAR Student Advocacy Seminars: “This class was a great opportunity to learn more about how we can advocate for human rights and these scholars,” William Moody ’24, Muhlenberg
February 7, 2023 — Yale is expanding its Scholars at Risk program, which welcomes scholars facing dangerous conditions worldwide to campus so they can continue their work. “In a demonstration of its commitment to academic freedom, Yale will enhance and
January 2023 — SAR Senior Program Officer Daniel Munier and scholar Encieh Erfani, who resigned from her academic post at an Iranian university in September in protest, share their insights on EAIE’s podcast. “On 16 September 2022, Mahsa Amini died
Jan 12, 2023 — A piece by Mervi Rantanen for Aalto University describes the work of Scholars at Risk in Finland. “Aalto University contributes to global social responsibility by being part of the international Scholars at Risk network, which promotes
There should be an immediate expansion of international scholarships for Afghans, a leading academic rights organisation has said, following the Taliban’s decision to ban women from Afghanistan’s universities. […] Scholars at Risk, which advocates for academic freedom, said the move
On November 8, 2022, Scholars at Risk released Free to Think 2022, a report analyzing 391 attacks in 65 countries and territories, between September 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022. The report underscores the pervasive and urgent problem of attacks
“Iranians studying abroad have taken to the streets in solidarity with the student-led, anti-government protests that erupted across Iran in September, while efforts have begun to protect Iranian scholars involved in the uprising. […] Scholars at Risk told The PIE News that
As a scholar of private law with over a decade of experience, Prof. Dr. Adbullah Shafaee conducts research on family law, constitutional law, property law, Islamic law, and women’s law, among others, and has been involved in drafting and amending
“Afghan scientific expertise scattered, one year on from Taliban takeover” A piece by Rebecca Trager, for Chemistry News. Afghanistan’s research infrastructure may be idling, but students and researchers who managed to escape abroad continue their work and plan to return to
“Afghan chemists are afraid and uncertain.” A piece by Andrea Widener for Chemical and Engineering News. A year ago, women chemists in Afghanistan were excited about the future. Young girls had started to think they didn’t have to be teachers
A piece by Marcelo Vinicius Miranda Barros for Le Monde diplomatique. The constant Brazilian academic decline has taken on a proportion that Scholars at Risk (SAR) formally demanded attention from the United Nations (UN) on the subject. Read the full piece.
A piece by Iryna Zenyuk, for UCI News. Reflections from Iryna Zenyuk, associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering Feb. 24, 2022, was a regular day in the lab for me, with a proposal review panel and meetings – nothing extraordinary.
A piece by Michele Catanzaro for Nature. From Syria to Ukraine, Italian universities have set up projects to host displaced scholars. Now they need to look beyond the emergency and offer systematic solutions, experts say. In Trento, Ghanya Al-Naqueb extracts