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SAR 2020 Global Congress

SAR 2020 Global Congress

March 25, 2020

Washington, D.C. & Baltimore, MD

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SAR How-to-Host Workshop & Scholar Training

SAR How-to-Host Workshop & Scholar Training

September 12, 2019

Xavier University of Louisiana

Join SAR scholars at university representatives at this workshop in New Orleans.

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Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Scientists, Scholars, and Students Around the World

Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Scientists, Scholars, and Students Around the World

March 22, 2019 12:00 pm

Washington, D.C.

Thousands of scientists, scholars, and students are killed, imprisoned, attacked, or threatened around the world each year because of what they teach, write, or say. Such attacks undermine higher education systems and stifle the free exchange of ideas. This Congressional briefing will provide an overview of the problem and an opportunity to hear directly from refugee scholars.

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Academic Freedom and Literary Expression: Egypt, Iran, Palestine, Turkey, and the United States

Academic Freedom and Literary Expression: Egypt, Iran, Palestine, Turkey, and the United States

January 3, 2019 5:15 pm

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Illinois

A SAR Scholar and SAR Senior Program Officer Chelsea Blackburn Cohen will speak on a panel on academic freedom at the 2019 MLA conference in Chicago.

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Free to Think 2018 Launch and Reception:  A Year in Attacks on Higher Education

Free to Think 2018 Launch and Reception: A Year in Attacks on Higher Education

October 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Greenberg Lounge at NYU School of Law 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY

Scholars at Risk invites you to join us for our the launch of our forthcoming report, Free to Think 2018.

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Student Advocacy Day 2018

Student Advocacy Day 2018

March 9, 2018 3:00 pm

1307 L St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Student Advocacy Day convenes students and faculty participating in SAR's Student Advocacy Seminars for an all-day workshop on advocacy and communications strategies to support scholars and students imprisoned around the world.

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Skirball Talks: We Are Syrians

Skirball Talks: We Are Syrians

October 30, 2017 6:30 pm

The Skirball Center at New York University, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012

Laura Flanders, the award-winning author and host of the Laura Flanders show, will interview SAR scholars Naila Al-Atrash, Radwan Ziadeh, and Sana Mustafa--three generations of Syrian dissidents exiled by the Assad regime for refusing to be silent.

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Scholars at Risk Celebration and Lecture

Scholars at Risk Celebration and Lecture

October 20, 2017 12:00 pm

Humanities Gateway, Room 1030 4100 Humanities Gateway Irvine, CA 92697

The University of California, Irvine will celebrate joining the Scholars at Risk Network with an event dedicated to Turkish and Syrian scholars and students.

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Leading Scholars at Risk Student Advocacy Seminars

Leading Scholars at Risk Student Advocacy Seminars

October 4, 2017 12:00 pm

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697

Roger Williams University professor and Scholars at Risk (SAR) Student Advocacy Seminar leader Adam Braver will lead a workshop for students and faculty who are interested in ethical-political activism within the space of a collective pedagogy.

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SAR Speaker Series: Western Illinois University

SAR Speaker Series: Western Illinois University

September 28, 2017 7:00 pm

Lamoine Room, University Union, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, United States

Western Illinois University will host "Living Dangerously," a lecture by Riad Ismat, a Syrian SAR scholar and recognized playwright, director, and author.

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