SAR Canada at Canadian Parliament: Threats to Academic Freedom

Thursday, Dec 08 2016 10:30 am

Event End Time 2016-12-08 17:00
Event Location RCR Building, 1 Wellington Street, Room C-180, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A4, Canada
Co-sponsors SAR Canada Section
In Event Types: Panel

The Steering Committee of SAR Canada and three MPs will host a panel discussion on academic freedom featuring Prof. Homa Hoodfar and the Hon. Irwin Cotler at the Canadian Parliament and the University of Ottawa.

The session in the Canadian Parliament will bring attention to the SAR Network and the struggle for academic freedom. It will be followed by attendance at the Question Period in the House and a public lecture at the University of Ottawa on the importance of academic freedom. Professor Irving Epstein of the SAR Board of Directors will also provide remarks.

SAR members and prospective members in Canada are welcomed to attend.