SAR in the Press

The following includes select interviews, articles, and op-eds by or about Scholars at Risk and its network.

All hands on deck: delivering academic freedom for Europe
A piece by SAR Europe Director Sinead O’Gorman for European University Association. Academic freedom is in the news. Recent declarations, resolutions, and communiqués on academic freedom by the European Research Area, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (CoE), and the European Higher Education

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SAR Executive Director Robert Quinn featured in Uniavisen
SAR Executive Director Robert Quinn was interviewed by Uniavisen, the University of Copenhagen’s independent newspaper. The article is titled, “Scientists on the Run: They Said That I Was Spreading Propaganda and Homosexuality at the Department.” Johanne Nedergaard reports on the

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Fighting to Protect—and Define—Academic Freedom
A piece by SAR Executive Director Robert Quinn for the American Association of University Professors. Despite the leading work of the AAUP, academic freedom is not well respected, or even understood, in much of the United States and globally. This

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How university leaders can support student expression
A piece by former SAR Program Assistant Annabelle Wilmott for University World News. Amaya Eva Coppens, a medical student at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua in León, is scheduled to stand trial in February under criminal charges. She is

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Why Scholars at Risk has opened a US section
A piece by SAR’s Executive Director Robert Quinn for Times Higher Education. Extending its work protecting threatened scholars and promoting academic freedom to more institutions in the United States, the international Scholars at Risk network has established a new US

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