Conference

Freedom of Research
Daniel Munier, SAR's Acting Director of Advocacy, will participate in the plenary "Which freedom of research to defend?" as part of an international forum, Freedom of Research, hosted by Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7, in France.

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Save the Date: SAR 2018 Global Congress in Berlin
The Scholars at Risk Network's 2018 Global Congress will be held in Berlin, Germany, 23-26 April, 2018, in partnership with the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Freie Universität Berlin, and Scholars at Risk Germany Section.

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PAUSE Program International Meeting
The Programme national d’aide à l’Accueil en Urgence des Scientifiques en Exil (PAUSE) will host a day-long event, bringing together speakers and panelists to discuss the importance of academic freedom for researchers within the sciences.

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Academic freedom in turbulent times
Universities Ireland, the Scholars at Risk Ireland Section, and Maynooth University will host a day-long event including lectures and a roundtable discussion addressing increasing threats to academic freedom.

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Academic Freedom. Does it still matter?
SAR and the Villa Decius Association will host a conference on academic freedom, to be held in Krakow on 19-20 October. The event will include a meeting for Polish universities to learn more about how to get involved in SAR.

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Science in Danger
SAR's Senior Program Officer for Membership and University Relations Joyce Pisarello will speak on a panel entitled "Science in Danger," discussing how threatened and refugee researchers and students in the sciences can work to their full potential.

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29th Anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum
The Magna Charta Observatory, the University of Bologna, and the University of Pécs will host the Ceremony for the Signing of the Magna Charta by universities committed to upholding fundamental higher education values and a conference for higher education professionals.

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UNESCO Chairs in Natural Sciences Conference
Representatives from the Scholars at Risk Switzerland section will present on SAR activities at an upcoming conference on “Mobilising UNESCO Chairs in Natural Sciences for Policy Action towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” in Geneva on July 5-7.

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7th ANIE Annual Conference
SAR’s Acting Director of Learning, Lauren Crain, will give a workshop on ‘Promoting Values in International Partnerships’ and an introductory session on getting involved with the Scholars at Risk Network at the 7th ANIE Annual Conference in Accra, Ghana. The

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At the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, Protection Services Director Rose Anderson will discsuss SAR’s scholar protection and advocacy work and its intersections with the sciences Abstract: The Scholars at Risk Network is a network of more than 400 universities,

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Global Conference
SAR will attend the first-ever Global Conference, hosted by IEASA. The Global Conference is a platform for members of the higher education community to discuss the challenges higher education faces.

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Göteborg Book Fair
The Swedish Section of Scholars at Risk will take part in the Nordic Book Fair in Gothenburg on September 22-25th 2016. The theme for 2016 is freedom of expression and the Swedish section will be one of the organizers of

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Reflecting on society and contributing to its development through research and education, in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders, is at the core of the university mission. Moreover universities take pride in being part of a borderless academic community,

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