Refugees and the Academy: Protection of Academics at Risk

Monday, Dec 18 2017 5:00 am

Event Location School of Labor Relations, Complutense University of Madrid, Calle San Bernardo 49, 28015 Mardid, Spain
Co-sponsors Rectors' Conference of Public Universities of Madrid (CRUMA)
In Event Types: Conference

The Rectors’ Conference of Public Universities of Madrid (CRUMA) will host a day-long conference with the goal of raising awareness of the diversity of refugees, the multiple reasons for asylum, and the need to work for an inclusive society in Madrid.

The event will also aim to improve international protections of human rights, especially those for freedom of expression and opinion that affect scientific production; and train NGOs, public administrations, students, teachers, researchers, and university staff about the reception of refugees to university centers.

The conference is free and open to the public. See a full program of the event here.