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Axworthy calls for university engagement with Scholars at Risk

Axworthy calls for university engagement with Scholars at Risk

March 11, 2019 6:00 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 26, 2019 4:00 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 13, 2018 6:00 pm

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 23, 2018 11:30 am

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 11, 2017 12:00 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 2, 2017 5:30 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 2, 2017 1:30 pm

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 3, 2017 4:00 pm

UCC Community Room, 1151 Richmond St, London

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Un monde dangereux pour les universitaires

Un monde dangereux pour les universitaires

March 30, 2017 12:30 pm

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

Threats to Academic Freedom

December 8, 2016 10:30 am

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 8, 2016 12:00 am

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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