Framing Academic Freedom and Critical Thinking as Transnational Rights

Tuesday, Oct 03 2017 3:00 pm

Event Location University Community Centre, Western University, 1151 Richmond St, London, ON N6A 3K7, Canada
Co-sponsors Western University
In Event Types: Lecture Panel

Western University and Dr. Homa Hoodfar will host a lecture and panel discussion entitled “Framing Academic Freedom and Critical Thinking as Transnational Rights” highlighting the work of the Scholars at Risk Network. The panel will feature experts on SAR’s activities and scholar experiences from the SAR-Canada Section.

Panel Moderator:
Michael Lynk, Faculty of Law, Western University; United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestine

Panel Participants:
David Robinson, Executive Director, Canadian Association of University Teachers
Hanadi Ibrahim, Scholar At Risk, Western University
Viviana Fernandez, Assistant Director, Human Rights Research & Education Centre, University of Ottawa; Chair of the SAR-Canada Section

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 519-661-2111 ext. 86409 or email