Lecture

Critical Hope in the Public Sphere
We would like to explore the importance of (critical) hope, how we can sustain it, and how it has and could be integrated into activism work and academia. We are hoping to both honor and learn from activists’ lived experiences

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AAAS: Higher Education and Human Rights Symposium
Scholars at Risk's Senior Program Officer Chelsea Blackburn Cohen will be delivering closing remarks at the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) Higher Education and Human Rights Coalition in Washington, D.C. on July 12.

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Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters
Join us at a special event organized by the EU-funded ‘Academic Refuge’ project. The project aims to improve the capacity of European universities to assist refugees and threatened academics and to promote understanding and respect for higher education values.

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SAR Speaker Series: Pacific University
Pacific University presents its 2018 At-Risk Speakers Series this month on the Forest Grove Campus. Students and local community members have the opportunity to hear from distinguished international scholars during the month of March.

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Academic Freedom Under Attack?
The University of Padova in Italy will host a meeting and event on December 12th featuring talks with two SAR scholars from Iran and Serbia, and to continue planning for a SAR Italy section.

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SAR Speaker Series: University of Lucerne
An Iranian SAR Scholar of political psychology and human rights will give a lecture describing her first-hand experience of violations of women’s rights, the right to education, and the right to life in Iran. 

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