SAR-Ireland

SAR-Ireland formed as a partnership between Universities Ireland and the Scholars at Risk Network in September 2009. This partnership provides support to threatened academics around the world, including by arranging temporary placements in Ireland to allow them to safely continue their work.

News

Irish Times Article- Speak out at your peril: Self-censorship and the smothering of academia

Irish Times Article- Speak out at your peril: Self-censorship and the smothering of academia

Commercial interests and social-media outrage are curtailing free speech

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Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent Online Conference

Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent Online Conference

June 8, 2021

This conference will focus on the importance of intellectual dissent and academic freedom to democratic societies in a Western, particularly European, context.

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2015 SAR-Ireland Speaker Series Tour

2015 SAR-Ireland Speaker Series Tour

October 29, 2015

As part of a SAR Speaker Series Tour of Ireland, a Pakistani scholar of gender studies visited three cities and five higher education institutions on the island of Ireland.

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Events

Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent Online Conference

Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent Online Conference

June 8, 2021 2:00 pm

This conference will focus on the importance of intellectual dissent and academic freedom to democratic societies in a Western, particularly European, context.

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When Silence Is Not Golden: The Costs of China’s Sanctions of European Researchers Webinar

When Silence Is Not Golden: The Costs of China’s Sanctions of European Researchers Webinar

June 4, 2021 9:00 am

During the webinar the four speakers discussed how the latest sanctions effect their work and what consequences they experience and anticipate for their research. A question and answer session followed with some great participation from the audience.

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SAR Ireland webinar on Gender and Academic Freedom

SAR Ireland webinar on Gender and Academic Freedom

March 8, 2021 5:30 pm

Virtual

On March 8th, to mark International Women's Day, SAR Ireland, in collaboration with Centre for Resistance Studies, Trinity College Dublin and the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, will host a webinar on Gender and Academic Freedom.

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Scholar at Risk Visitor Prosper Maguchu

Scholar at Risk Visitor Prosper Maguchu

February 4, 2020 4:00 pm

We welcome Dr Maguchu to Ireland for the week of February 3rd to 7th

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Members

Contact

If you are interested in becoming involved in the activities of the SAR-Ireland Section, contact Anthony Soares or Rowena Pecchenino to learn more.

SAR Sections are groups of higher education institutions and associations, that are members of the SAR network, nationally or regionally focused and organized specifically to coordinate participation in SAR activities. Unless otherwise indicated, the views represented by a SAR section, its members, or its affiliates reflect those of the originating author or section, and do not necessarily represent the views of SAR, other SAR sections, individual members, affiliates, board, staff, or sponsors. The use of the SAR name, logo, or other identifying material is for the sole purpose of identifying the relationship of the section, its members, or its affiliates with SAR, subject to approval of such use by the SAR board, as provided in the SAR bylaws