On November 19, 2020, Scholars at Risk hosted “Free to Think 2020: Responding to Attacks on Higher Education,” a virtual conference marking SAR’s 20th anniversary and the release of our annual monitoring report, Free to Think 2020. “Within the COVID-19
Friends of Hany Babu, in collaboration with Scholars at Risk and The Institute for Post-Colonial Studies, will host a virtual conference titled Language and the problems of justice: A conference to mark one year of Hany Babu’s imprisonment. The conference
We invite you to join us during this three-day interdisciplinary working conference, where we collaboratively sketch the landscape of Belonging as an academic and artistic field, with the aim to set up a research agenda and future interdisciplinary and international
This conference will focus on the importance of intellectual dissent and academic freedom to democratic societies in a Western, particularly European, context. The speakers and the panel will discuss the scope and the limits of academic freedom in the context
Academic Freedom in a Plural World: Global Critical Perspectives June 9, 8:00am-12:00pm EDT June 10, 10:00am-2:00pm EDT Zoom link: https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/85114784769 Please find the event description Free, and open to all This conference will bring together over 20 scholars from a variety
Join us on May 7 from 12:00pm-2:00pm EDT for the New University in Exile Consortium spring conference about the global attacks on academic freedom. The keynote speaker is Éric Fassin, Professor of sociology and Co-chair of the Gender Studies Department,
Researchers from all over the world experience repressions. Not only are they prevented from conducting free research, often their lives and the lives of their families are endangered. Minorities find it difficult to assert themselves in the academic world.
This event will examine the threats to academic freedom as well as the networks of solidarity between researchers that are developing to face them. This event offers a comparative vision of Turkish, French and Swiss perspectives on academic freedom. Tuesday,
Plan to participate in this CONAHEC-AMPEI Joint Virtual International Education Conference. Together we will reassert the value of international academic relationships and engagement in higher ed and forge a more resilient platform and proactive agenda for future collaboration.
The internationalisation of higher education has brought significant cultural and economic benefits to both the UK and the sector. International education and research collaborations have also increased the competitiveness of the sector, strengthening research outputs and enhancing the educational experience
Research and education in humanities and social sciences are currently restrained and threatened by political forces outside the university. This conference will bring together perspectives from different places in the world to discuss this urgent situation: What is our role as researchers, teachers, leaders and
The Science, Technology and Human Rights Conference is an annual event hosted by the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition. The conference brings together: Human rights leaders from around the world Academic researchers across different disciplines Scientists and engineers who
SAR staff will be attending the University of California’s 2nd Annual Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement Conference. The theme for this year’s conference is #SpeechMatters2020: Participation and Protest on Campus.
All recordings, presentations and other resources from the Inspireurope 2020 Virtual Stakeholder Forum held on June 8th 2020 are now available online.
Scholars at Risk is proud to partner* with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) to be a sponsor of their 106th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.