SAR and the ACUP will organize a seminar on academic freedom and its importance for universities. The speakers will discuss the most critical challenges we must overcome to make academic freedom possible at both a European and global level.
SAR European Director will represent SAR at the anniversary meeting of the PAUSE program in France, which was established 1 year ago to provide funding to higher education institutions and public research organizations planning to host at-risk scholars.
This event recognizes the work that SAR does to protect scholars and advocate for academic freedom. It will include a luncheon in the Parliamentary restaurant with remarks from a SAR Scholar followed by a Q&A.
The 2017 Visegrad Summer School, hosted by the Villa Decius Association in Krakow, will feature a session on Scholars at Risk on Thursday, July 6th.
The Jonge Academie and UAF-Scholars at Risk will host "Refugees in the arts & academia", an event bringing public attention to the issue of refugees in the arts sector and academia.
Ella de Lange from the SAR-UAF network in the Netherlands and Belgium will represent SAR at a seminar in Brussels on Migration, Asylum and Social Inclusion in Higher Education and Research.
Scholars at Risk and Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island will host the first regional meeting of SAR Network members in the northeastern United States.
Representatives from universities across Finland will convene in Vaasa on May 8, 2017 to launch the Finnish section of Scholars at Risk.
The University of Padova and Scholars at Risk invite institutions and individuals in Italy to join the network and get involved in SAR-related activities.
Bielefeld University will host a day of meetings and a networking session about refugee scholars and the Scholars at Risk Network.
SAR will convene a membership meeting bringing together supporters from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, highlighting SAR's core work, response to global crises, and opportunities for student involvement.
During a session of MCAA's conference and general assembly, SAR's Sinead O'Gorman will discuss ways in which MCAA members might support threatened and refugee scholars and researchers.
Åbo Akademi University will hold a kick-off event to mark the launch of SAR activities, featuring presentations by university leadership in Finland, the Chair of SAR-Norway, Karen-Lise Knudsen, and others.
Scholars at Risk and Pomona College in Claremont, California will host the first regional meeting of SAR Network members in the western United States.
The Foundation for Refugee Students UAF will host the annual UAF Scholars at Risk event in collaboration with Utrecht University.
This meeting, following a MESA 2016 panel titled "Academic Freedom under Assault: A Roundtable on recent developments in Egypt and Turkey," is an opportunity to discuss advocacy strategies, SAR's direct assistance for scholars from Turkey, and how universities can help.
Following up on the successful launch of the SAR Germany Section on September 20th, SAR's Rose Anderson will attend the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) General Assembly.
The next meeting of the SAR Sweden Section will take place on October 18. The agenda for the meeting will include discussion of joint projects among the members of SAR Sweden and Terms of Reference for the Section, including the
The first meeting of the SAR Switzerland Section will take place on Monday, November 28 at the University of Bern. The agenda will include a discussion of the organisation of SAR Switzerland, recruitment of new members, exchange of best practices,
SAR advocacy staff will attend the Pre-sessions in advance of the 26th Universal Periodic Review in Geneva to discuss the challenges facing Venezuela’s higher ed sector. We welcome any partners who will also be in attendance to let us know