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April 14, 2021 12:00 am
The Academic Freedom Index is the first conceptually thorough assessment of academic freedom worldwide and part of a large data collection at the V-Dem Institute (University of Gothenburg). Professor Kinzelbach is one of the initiators of the Academic Freedom Index. The first index was presented in 2020.Read More
April 28, 2021 12:00 am
Academic freedom has been identified to find its way back to African universities after its complete roll-back during the post-independence era. At the same time, academic freedom is violated or challenged and cannot be taken for granted.Read More
May 6, 2021 1:00 pm
Early signs and consequences of threats against the freedom of academics
Academic freedom is threatened in many places around the world. How can we identify the process of fading academic freedom – from the first signs to serious threats and problematic situations for academics? Can common traits be discovered? What effects does the limitation of academic freedom have on society? How does it feel to live through that process? Is there a risk that academic freedom fades away in Sweden?
February 3, 2021 10:30 am
University of Gothenburg and Örebro University are coordinating Swetaly - a collaborative project aiming at strengthening the relations between Sweden and Italy in research and higher education.
In this ambitious first workshop, the focus is on academic freedom.Read More
February 2, 2021 12:00 am
Attacks on university staff and students happens with alarming frequency around the world. State and non-state actors perform these attacks, which not only hurt individuals and institutions but also undermines the integrity of higher educational system. They shrink the space to think, question and share ideas. Lund university is engaged in defending academic freedom and protecting vulnerable researchers through the membership in the Scholars at Risk network. This webinar will describe what Scholars at Risk is and how Lund university is engaged.Read More
Hosting Researchers at Risk: How employers and hosts can help researchers make the most of their stay
December 9, 2020 10:00 am
This webinar is for representatives of higher education institutions and other organisations such as private and public sector employers, NGOs, private research institutes, and business networks in Europe interested in welcoming researchers at risk to the workplace.Read More
December 10, 2020 8:30 am
September 16, 2020
Linnaeus University / zoomRead More
September 22, 2016 4:00 am
The Swedish section of Scholars at Risk will take part in the Nordic Book Fair in Gothenburg on September 22-25th 2016. The focal theme for 2016 is freedom of expression and the Swedish section will be one of the organizers of the 2016 theme booth. The section will arrange several seminars related to freedom of expression at the fair. The fair attracts 100 000 visitors and 1500 journalist during the four-day programme.Read More