This International Education Week, the University of Arkansas Scholars at Risk committee will host a lecture entitled "The Power of Positivism (Turning Bad Situations for the Best)," delivered by a SAR Scholar of International Relations and journalist from Zimbabwe.
Western Illinois University will host "Living Dangerously," a lecture by Riad Ismat, a Syrian SAR scholar and recognized playwright, director, and author.
A Syrian SAR scholar of analytical chemistry will give a talk entitled "A Dangerous World for Universities: The Story of a Syrian Researcher in Exile."
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.
An Iranian SAR scholar of law and human rights will visit Vancouver Island University for a two-week residency including a keynote entitled "Speaking Truth to Power in Iran."
A Syrian SAR scholar of human rights will be discussing the humanitarian crisis in Syria as well as plans to rebuild a civil society in the war-torn country.
The Scholars at Risk Ireland section presents a special event featuring an opening address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins.
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.
A Chinese scholar of human rights and law will be discussing his advocacy work in China and how he has continued this work in the United States.
As part of International Education Week and the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, an Ethiopian blogger and scholar of law and journalism will speak at Mercy College.
An Ethiopian SAR scholar scholar of law and human rights will give a talk, "The Stifling of Democracy and the Repression of Academic Freedom in Ethiopia."
As part of International Education Week and the SAR Speaker Series, the College of Staten Island has invited an Iranian scholar of international legal studies who focuses on Islam, women, and human rights to give a lecture and engage with
As part of International Education Week and the SAR Speaker Series, the New Jersey Institute of Technology has invited an Ethiopian blogger and scholar of law and journalism to speak about the impact of technology on political protests and the
As part of International Education Week in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a SAR scholar of human rights and law from China will give a lecture on legal reform and the death penalty in China.
SAR Scholar Radwan Ziadeh will speak at Rollins College about the need for accountability in Syria after more than five years of war.
Scholars at Risk discussions at the Think Corner Porthania touched upon the issues of academic freedom, artists' freedom of expression and human rights from different perspectives.
The College of Staten Island Eta Lambda Chapter of the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars will hold its Fifth Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 14 in the Center for the Arts (Building 1P) Williamson Theatre at 5:00pm.
An Ethiopian SAR scholar of human rights and law treated NYU Law students and community members to a lunchtime talk on the difficulties of transitional justice in Ethiopia.
Dr. Semahagn Gashu Abebe, a rescued scholar from Ethiopia, will join a conversation titled “From the Ethiopian Classroom to Exile in America: A Rescued Scholar in Connecticut.”
A Chinese SAR scholar human rights lawyer gave a guest lecture at College of Staten Island as part of their celebration of International Education Week. The lecture was part of the Global Human Rights Today Colloquium Series.
In a lecture presented by the presented by The Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, a Syrian SAR scholar traced the evolution of this complex situation in Syria from his unique perspective as
As part of ongoing efforts at Vassar to spur education around the worldwide refugee crisis, a Syrian SAR scholar of archaeology gave a lecture on the destruction of heritage and its impact on the cultural identity of Syrians and Iraqis.
A Syrian SAR scholar of theatre and human rights activist presented two workshops, "Theatre as a site of raising people's awareness about their social-political condition" and "Syrian Creative Resistance Movement as a tool of surviving and challenging the violence" as
As Mercy College students prepared to represent Ethiopia at the Model UN, an Ethiopian SAR scholar gave a talk on democracy and human rights in his home country.
To celebrate and raise awareness about the university's new membership in the SAR Network, St. Edward's University hosted a Syrian SAR scholar for a lecture, which addressed the conflict in Syria and its impact on human rights and justice.
In a continuation of the college’s efforts to address the global refugee crisis, Vassar invited an Ethiopian SAR scholar of law and human rights to speak on the relationship between academic freedom and democracy in his home country.
A Pakistani SAR scholar of gender studies delivered talks on gender education, transnational feminism, and gender issues in Pakistan at five universities in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Riad Ismat, Syrian playwright and diplomat, will present a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, in Old Main’s Giffels Auditorium. Ismat is an award-winning playwright and director, as well as a critically acclaimed literary and arts critic, short-story writer
An Ethiopian SAR scholar of human rights and law both participated in an undergraduate class and spoke at a campus-wide event at Endicott College.
Rezvan Moghadam, an Iranian scholar of sociology and gender studies spoke on the role women's movement in the democratic movement in Iran at Queen’s University Belfast, University of Ulster Belfast, and University of Ulster in Derry.
A SAR scholar and Syrian director and human rights activist will give a talk on the Syrian exodus followed by artistic recitation of writings by Syrian refugees performed by Queens College students.