The annals of academic freedom have been fraught with challenges and restrictions, dating as far back as the trial of Socrates in ancient Greece and extending into modern times. Michel Foucault, a philosopher who notably wrote on power, famously posited
In the early years, when SAR Sweden launched in 2016, very few scholars were hosted in the country. Over time, we expanded through outreach to universities and actors outside academia, developed new funding streams, and took advantage of opportunities to
"By joining forces, Swedish universities are putting principles into practice on behalf of threatened scholars."