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
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.
The 2020 Philipp Schwartz Forum by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation provides an opportunity for threatened researchers, host institutions, funding organisations, and partners in Germany and abroad to discuss current issues and strategies related to the topic of threatened scholars.
Scholars at Risk is pleased to take part in the second annual event of the University Alliance for Refugees and At-Risk Migrants (UARRM) at George Washington University. SAR staff will lead a discussion about SAR’s Student Advocacy Seminars alongside Student
On Friday, October 4, Scholars at Risk’s Chelsea Blackburn Cohen will speak on a panel about censorship and academic freedom at the Social Practice of Human Rights conference at the University of Dayton.
From September 24-27, SAR will have an exhibit at the European Association for International Education conference in Helsinki, Finland. SAR will also speak on a panel alongside partners from Central European University on Wednesday, September 25 from 1:30-2:30.
Join us for the Annual Conference of the Magna Charta Observatory, 16 and 17 October 2019. The focus will be on academic freedom and the responsibilities which universities have for helping to achieve the UN sustainable development goals, particularly those
SAR staff Annabelle Wilmott and Thomas Buntru, SAR Primary Representative at the University of Monterrey, will lead a workshop entitled "Promoting Higher Education Values in Institutional Partnerships at Home and Abroad" at the CONAHEC 19th North American Higher Education Conference.
The annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is the convergence of over 70 scholarly associations, each holding their annual conference under one umbrella. Congress brings together academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners to share findings, refine ideas, and build
Friday April 12, SAR Staff Alex Bell and Adam Braver, SAR Student Advocacy Coordinator and Professor at Roger Williams University, will present at the ACRL conference from 3:00pm until 4:00pm. With academic freedom and higher education values under threat worldwide,