Please join the Harriman Institute and the Scholars at Risk Network for a panel discussion exploring the role of higher education in post-communist states. Registration is required; please click here to register. PANELISTS Dmitry Dubrovskiy, Harriman Institute, Columbia University Umida Ganieva, Humanitarian
A Chinese SAR scholar of law and human rights will speak at “To Build a Free China,” a panel discussion concerning Xu Zhiyong's eponymous book and the ways in which legal advocacy is developing as a form of political resistance.
In the wake of a coup attempt in July 2016 the president of Turkey declared a state of emergency, which remains in place eight months later. During that time, the government has suspended, detained and placed under investigation tens
As part of SAR's Student Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., two Syrian SAR scholars will speak on a panel entitled "Education Embargo: How Trump’s immigration ban restricts knowledge."
A Chinese SAR scholar of law and human rights will be featured on a panel discussion and deliver lectures during a week-long residency at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
The University of California, Santa Barbara will host a panel discussion entitled "Global Challenges to Academic Freedom."
The devastation of Syria and countries in the region, and the resulting forced migration, is having a massive impact on its higher education system. Among the refugee population, there are as many as 2,000 university professionals and 100,000 university students,
Scholars at Risk Senior Program Officer Lauren Crain and two scholars will speak on a panel entitled "The Refugee Crisis: At-Risk Students and Scholars" at the Modern Language Association's Annual Convention.
UCLA's Center for Near Eastern Studies will host a symposium addressing academic freedom in the Middle East with a special focus on Turkey, launching UCLA's campaign to host a threatened scholar from the region.
Scholars at Risk and the SAR Norway Section will present an evening panel discussion and reception in celebration of the release of Free to Think 2016: Report of the Scholars at Risk Academic Freedom Monitoring Project at the Høgskolen i
The Steering Committee of SAR Canada and three Canadian MPs will host a panel discussion on academic freedom featuring Prof. Homa Hoodfar and the Hon. Irwin Coulter at the Canadian Parliament and the University of Ottawa.
A Syrian SAR scholar will be speaking at an International Education Week panel discussion entitled "Refugees and Education: A Local Perspective," hosted by Marquette University's Office of International Education.
The New School Center for Public Scholarship will present a panel discussion on the state of free inquiry and threats to free expression in universities in China, Syria, Iran and Turkey.
Rob Quinn, SAR member representatives, and a SAR scholar will report on recent events at American and foreign institutions of higher education that represent challenges to free speech and intellectual freedom.
Scholars at Risk's Sinead O'Gorman will speak on a panel concerning academic freedom and students at the European Association for International Education's Annual Conference in Liverpool, UK.