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Statement of Support for Central European University

Statement of Support for Central European University

April 10, 2017

As part of the higher education community the Scholars at Risk Network- Sweden Section (SAR-Sweden) is deeply concerned about the development in Hungary and questions the new legislation that will limit the operations of Central European University. SAR-Sweden supports the Central European
University.

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Swedish universities to launch Scholars at Risk section

Swedish universities to launch Scholars at Risk section

March 7, 2016

Leaders from 17 universities across Sweden will convene on March 9, 2016, from 12:00 – 16:00 at the University of Gothenburg, to commemorate the launch of the Swedish Section of Scholars at Risk (SAR), a network of higher education institutions and individuals working to protect threatened scholars and promote academic freedom.

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Programme declaration for SAR-Sweden Section

Programme declaration for SAR-Sweden Section

January 27, 2017

The SAR-Sweden Section has just adopted a programme declaration. The programme declaration sets the direction for the work related to academic freedom in the world within the framework of the Swedish members' operations. The Swedish section will also further develop the cooperation around the hosting of scholars within the section.

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More academics at risk offered sanctuaries in Sweden through the network Scholars at Risk

More academics at risk offered sanctuaries in Sweden through the network Scholars at Risk

September 27, 2017

There is an increased need for protection of academics at risk. In addition, there is a big interest among Swedish higher education institutions to be more engaged in SAR. To meet this demand and to allow for more scholars to be hosted within the network, SAR-Sweden has applied for funding from the foundation Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, says Karolina Catoni, coordinator SAR-Sweden.

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Scholars at Risk Sweden members hosted six threatened scholars with funding from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

Scholars at Risk Sweden members hosted six threatened scholars with funding from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

March 18, 2020

There has been a genuine interest at Swedish educational instiutions to support and an increased need to develop the forms and opportunities for hosting threatened researchers, thus in January 2017 Scholars at Risk Sweden (SAR-Sweden) applied for funding from the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond for the Advancement of the Humanities and Social Sciences to increase Sweden's acceptance of threatened researchers within Scholars at Risk (SAR).

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