SAR Italy

Members of SAR Italy

The Scholars at Risk Italy section was launched at the University of Padova on February 19, 2019.

SAR Italy is a partnership between Italian higher education institutions and research centres and SAR,
an international network of higher education institutions aimed at fostering the promotion of
academic freedom and protecting the fundamental rights of scholars across the world.

In constituting SAR Italy, the governance structures of adhering institutions, as well as researchers,
educators, students and administrative personnel send a strong message of solidarity to scholars and
institutions that experience situations whereby their academic freedom is at stake, and their research,
educational and ‘third mission’ activities are constrained.

Coming together in SAR Italy, the adhering institutions commit to concretely contributing to the
promotion and protection of academic freedom, alongside over 500 other higher education
institutions in 40 countries in the world.

News

Recording of the first talk in SAR Italy's Fall Speaker Series is now available

Recording of the first talk in SAR Italy's Fall Speaker Series is now available

October 19, 2020

On 15th October we held the first event of the SAR Italy Speaker Series with the launch of Asli Vatansever's book: At the Margins of Academia (Brill, 2020)

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Welcome to new members

Welcome to new members

SAR Italy is happy to welcome 2 new members - the Società Italiana delle Storiche (Italian Association of Women Historians) and the Scuola Superiore di Catania, so there are now 25 members, the network is growing.

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Forced out, Welcome in: European Action for Researchers at Risk

Forced out, Welcome in: European Action for Researchers at Risk

September 3, 2020

On 3rd September at the ESOF (Euroscience Open Forum) conference SAR Italy was present at a panel discussion, organized by Roberta Altin and funded by the University of Trieste, called Forced out, Welcome in: European Action for Researchers at Risk.

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2019 Annual Report now online

2019 Annual Report now online

In 2019, our first year of activity, SAR Italy grew from 14 to 20 members. We had 3 national assemblies and 3 steering committees and set up three working groups. We have also formed groups within our institutions and created synergies with local and regional organizations...

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Events

Academic Freedom At Risk - webinar organized by the University of Milan

Academic Freedom At Risk - webinar organized by the University of Milan

October 28, 2020 12:30 pm

Online

SAR Italy will be participating in the online meeting on Academic Freedom at Risk and the University of Milan's contribution to the Scholars At Risk (SAR) network for the protection of persecuted scholars

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Kurdish Youth Mobilization in Turkey In the 1990s

Kurdish Youth Mobilization in Turkey In the 1990s

October 27, 2020 11:00 am

Online

SAR Italy will participate in the online meeting on the Kurdish Youth Mobilization in Turkey in the 1990s organized by the University of Pavia.

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SAR Italy at SAR Greece section building meeting

SAR Italy at SAR Greece section building meeting

October 12, 2020 2:00 pm

Online

SAR Italy will be participating in the online meeting organized by SAR Europe (hosted at Maynooth University in Ireland) in cooperation with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on developing a Scholars at Risk (SAR) section in Greece for interested higher education institutions, NGOs, government representatives, and individuals.

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SAR Italy Speaker Series

SAR Italy Speaker Series

October 15, 2020 5:00 pm

Online

Following the successful round table last month, SAR Italy is going to have its first talk in our first Speaker Series with our guest speaker: Asli Vatansever (Humboldt University Berlin and University of Padova) who will be talking about her book - At the Margins of Academia (Brill, 2020) with Magdalena Kmak (Abo Akademi University - Finland).

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Members

Contact

To learn more about the SAR Italy section, please contact

Claudia Padovani, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, Giuridiche e Studi Internazionali, Università degli Studi di Padova, Via del Santo 26, Padova, 35123. claudia.padovani@unipd.it

Ester Gallo, Department of Sociology and Social Research, Via Verdi 26, Trento, Italy, 38122. ester.gallo@unitn.it

Francesca Helm. Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, Giuridiche e Studi Internazionali, Università degli Studi di Padova, Via del Santo 26, Padova, 35123. francesca.helm@unipd.it