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JULY 7, 2020 - Academic Freedom, Research & Democratic Values: A Latin American Perspective

July 7, 2020 11:00 am

Virtual

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC), its Human Rights Clinic and Scholars at Risk (SAR) uOttawa are pleased to present: Academic Freedom, Research and Democratic Values: A Latin American Perspective

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Academic Freedom Monitoring in the Americas

Academic Freedom Monitoring in the Americas

March 4, 2020 1:00 am

University of Ottawa

uOttawa presents Free to Think 2019 event: Academic Freedom Monitoring in the Americas

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Scholars at Risk Global Congress 2020

Scholars at Risk Global Congress 2020

March 25, 2020

Washington, DC & Baltimore, MD, USA

Scholars at Risk invites you to its Global Congress on 25-28 March 2020, convened in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Challenges to Academic Freedom in Brazil and Similar Trends in Latin America

Challenges to Academic Freedom in Brazil and Similar Trends in Latin America

November 3, 2019 8:30 am

University of Ottawa

The Scholars at Risk University of Ottawa Program (SAR uOttawa) organized an event titled “Challenges to Academic Freedom in Brazil and Similar Trends in Latin America.”

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Axworthy calls for university engagement with Scholars at Risk

Axworthy calls for university engagement with Scholars at Risk

March 13, 2019 2:00 pm

Western University

Chair of SAR's Ambassadors Council, Lloyd Axworthy, also chair of the World Refugee Council and one of Canada’s leading voices on global migration and refugee protection, spoke at Western’s Conron Hall Monday afternoon, part of the Scholars at Risk Lecture series/

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Science, a Human Right

Science, a Human Right

February 28, 2019 11:00 pm

University of Ottawa

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa, partnered with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP) to present “Science, a Human Right” on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Speakers included Dick Bourgeois-Doyle, Writer and Science Administrator, former Secretary General of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Heather Morrison, Associate Professor, School of Information Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa and Margaret McCuaig-Johnston, Senior Fellow, Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP), University of Ottawa.

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University of Guelph  International Scholar at Risk Shares His Experience

University of Guelph International Scholar at Risk Shares His Experience

November 16, 2018 1:00 am

University of Guelph, Alexander 100

The Middle Eastern history expert will share his experience and discuss academic freedom and freedom of speech on Tuesday, Nov. 13. His public lecture begins at 6 p.m. in Alexander 100.

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Minority Languages in Iran

Minority Languages in Iran

April 5, 2018

University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa organized a presentation titled “Minority Languages in Iran from the Perspective of Language Rights: The Kurdish Case.” 

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Meet Rahim Surkhi, Scholar at Risk

Meet Rahim Surkhi, Scholar at Risk

February 25, 2018 6:30 pm

57 Louis Pasteur, Fauteux Hall, room FTX570. University of Ottawa

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre at the University of Ottawa organized a presentation with Dr. Rahim Surkh.

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Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

December 13, 2017 7:00 am

Ottawa, Canada

The Steering Committee hosted a lunch to “Celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Parliament Hill.”

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Protecting Academic Freedom at Home and Abroad

Protecting Academic Freedom at Home and Abroad

November 4, 2017 1:30 pm

57 Louis-Pasteur, uOttawa

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre is pleased to partner with the Scholars at Risk (SAR) Network, SAR Canada and the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) to present "Protecting Academic Freedom at Home and Abroad."

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Science at Risk

Science at Risk

November 4, 2017 9:30 am

ROOM 210 Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

Scientists are facing increasing levels of risk when conducting their work. From the firing of Turkish academics to the U.S. travel bans, repressive actions are dampening the international nature of science by limiting the participation of a significant number of scientists.

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Framing Academic Freedom and Critical Thinking as Transnational Rights

Framing Academic Freedom and Critical Thinking as Transnational Rights

October 5, 2017 12:00 pm

UCC Community Room, 1151 Richmond St, London

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Un monde dangereux pour les universitaires

Un monde dangereux pour les universitaires

April 1, 2017 8:30 am

Salle Pierre-Bourgault, UQAM (1564, rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, QC H2L 2C4, Canada)

A Syrian SAR scholar of analytical chemistry will give a talk entitled “A Dangerous World for Scholars: The Story of a Syrian Researcher in Exile.”

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Threats to Academic Freedom

December 10, 2016 5:30 pm

RCR Building, 1 Wellington Street, Room C-180, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A4, Canada

The Steering Committee of the Canadian Section of the Scholars at Risk Network (SAR) along with Gary Anandasangaree (MP, Scarborough Rouge Park), Peter Kent (MP, Thornhill), and Murray Rankin (MP, Victoria) will host a series of panel discussion on academic freedom at the Canadian Parliament and the University of Ottawa on December 8 , 2016. Media are invited to attend.

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2016 SAR Global Congress: Universities in a Dangerous World

2016 SAR Global Congress: Universities in a Dangerous World

June 9, 2016 8:00 pm

McGill University, Montreal Canada

Faculty, staff, students and advocates from around the world will convene to discuss the most important issues facing human rights and higher ed today.

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