Ilham Tohti is the winner of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 2019. The prize will be awarded during a ceremony in the Parliament in Strasbourg on 18 December 2019.
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
This event will focus on academic values and the role of the higher education community in supporting students and scholars with a refugee background, and at-risk academics.
SAR membership staff will represent SAR at the annual European Association for International Education (EAIE) conference in Geneva.
SAR staff and a Syrian scholar of archaeology to be featured speakers at the 2018 IMISCOE Annual Conference in Barcelona.
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.
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.