Solidarity in the Time of Social Distancing

Thursday, Dec 10 2020 12:00 pm

In Event Types: Discussion

Solidarity in the Time of Social Distancing: The Effects of COVID-19 on Knowledge Creation, Exchange, and Dissemination

Date: December 10, 2020

Time: 12-2 PM (ET)

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On Human Rights Day, the Canadian Section of Scholars at Risk (SAR Canada) will host a virtual roundtable moderated by Professor Nandini Ramanujam of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill University. Esteemed panelists will tackle the timely question of how to safeguard scholars, scholarship, and institutions of higher education in the midst of a pandemic.


  • Robert Quinn, Founding Executive Director, Scholars at Risk
  • Eva Egron-Polak, Former Secretary General, International Association of Universities
  • Nathalie Des Rosiers, Principal of Massey College, University of Toronto
  • Shuchi Karim, SAR Scholar, Western University
  • Stuart J. Murray, Canada Research Chair in Rhetoric & Ethics, Carleton University
  • Andrew M. Johnston, Associate Professor of History, Carleton University