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Establishment of "Scholars at Risk - Section Greece"
Posted: 18-09-2021 02:21 | Views: 1114
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Scholars at Risk - Section Greece is established by its founding members the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Ionian University, the University of the Aegean and the University of Thessaly. 
Posted: 18-09-2021 01:26 | Views: 1018
    Defending the human rights of scholars and protecting academic freedom worldwide         AFGHANISTAN BULLETIN Dear SAR members & friends, We remain heartened by the extraordinary response of our network members, partners, foundations and donors, (...)
SAR and SAR Europe issue urgent appeals for Afghanistan’s scholars, students, practitioners, civil society leaders, and activists
Posted: 26-08-2021 03:15 | Views: 1108
SAR and SAR Europe issue urgent appeals for Afghanistan’s scholars, students, practitioners, civil society leaders, and activists Scholars at Risk (SAR), in partnership with 115 higher education institutions, associations, networks, and over 2,600 professionals and students concerned about colleagues in Afghanistan, sent a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (...)
The Academic Community of Afghanistan needs us !
Posted: 16-08-2021 16:15 | Views: 1160
  As Greek universities, we must clearly signal our support for Afghan academics and students, and especially for women who are or will soon be persecuted following the Taliban's violent seizure of power. It is noted that the Taliban were supported in every way by Pakistan, a close ally of the Turkish regime.  
August Newsletter
Posted: 15-08-2021 00:40 | Views: 1167
Save the Date: SAR Australia Launch Scholars at Risk (SAR) invites you to join us for the launch of the Australia Section of the SAR Network to be held on August 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM AEST. In partnership with the University of the Sunshine Coast, the launch will be held in association with World Humanitarian Day and feature remarks by the Vice-Chancellor & President of the University of the (...)
Advocacy Insider
Posted: 22-07-2021 01:36 | Views: 1139
International community must save Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali before it’s too late! Scholars at Risk issued a joint statement with 13 human rights, academic, and scientific organizations calling on the European Union, European state governments, and the United States government to act immediately to secure the release of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali. Dr. Djalali is an internationally (...)
European Council conclusions on external relations, 24 June 2021: Observing the escalation of an absolutist regime through lenses made in Germany
Posted: 26-06-2021 17:24 | Views: 1196
IV. TURKEY 14. The European Council reverted to the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the European Union’s relations with Turkey, and recalled the EU’s strategic interest in a stable and secure environment in the Eastern Mediterranean and in the development of a cooperative and mutually beneficial relationship with Turkey. It welcomes the de-escalation in the (...)
Advocacy Insider: Call for nominations for Courage to Think Award 2021
Posted: 22-06-2021 23:57 | Views: 1140
Call for nominations: Courage to Think Award 2021 Scholars at Risk is seeking nominations for the 2021 Courage to Think Award, which will be presented during an award ceremony at SAR’s annual Free to Think event in November 2021. The Courage to Think Award recognizes individuals, groups, or institutions that have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to protecting scholars (...)
June Newsletter: President of Ireland addresses SAR Ireland Event
Posted: 08-06-2021 21:29 | Views: 1120
TODAY: President of Ireland addresses SAR Ireland Event The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins will today address a conference on ‘Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent’, organised by the Scholars at Risk Ireland section in partnership with the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA). As an academic, human rights advocate, writer, and statesman, President (...)
Press Release of the 96th Conference of the Greek Universities on Scholars at Risk (SAR) Network
Posted: 10-05-2021 23:19 | Views: 1261
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In the context of the 96th Conference of Rectors and Presidents of ACs of the Greek Universities Mr. Alexandros Triantaphyllides, Associate Professor of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Mr. Nikos Nagopoulos, Professor of the University of the Aegean and Mr. Stavros Katsios, Professor of the Ionian University, informed the Conference about the creation of a branch of the SAR Network by (...)
World university rankings are rewarding totalitarianism
Posted: 06-05-2021 01:14 | Views: 1112
The latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021 carried few surprises when it was released in September. The usual contestants led the rankings. Yet among these are some institutions, operating under totalitarian regimes, that do not match our expectation of what universities are about.If one adjusts the top 150 universities in the THE World University Rankings for academic (...)
Speaker Series (28.04-29.06.2021) Politics of Repression - Strategies and Resistances in Scholarship
Posted: 28-04-2021 02:30 | Views: 2160
Politics of Repression - Strategies and Resistances in Scholarship We would like to invite you to save the date for the Speaker Series: Politics of Repression - Strategies and Resistances in Scholarship Conference, which will be held in the months of April, May and June as an online conference.  Researchers from all over the world experience repressions. Not only are they (...)
Free Universities: Putting the Academic Freedom Index Into Action
Posted: 27-04-2021 00:59 | Views: 1132
Academic freedom is a universal right and essential to quality education, teaching and research. It is a driver of innovation, enhances the capacity of scholars and students to acquire and generate knowledge, and thereby protects societies’ capacity for self-reflection. While states and universities throughout the world have long committed to respecting academic freedom, it remains poorly (...)
Academic Freedom Media Review: April 16 - 22, 2021
Posted: 24-04-2021 02:30 | Views: 1162
Scholars at Risk monitors reports of threats to academic freedom and higher education communities worldwide, including media articles, blogs, opinion pieces and other announcements. Unless otherwise indicated (such as in articles written by SAR), the language and views contained in the search results reflect those of the originating author and/or publication and do not (...)
Presentation of SAR and the creation of SAR SECTION GREECE at the Conference of the Rectors of Greek Universities
Posted: 20-04-2021 11:22 | Views: 1175
On April 22, 2021 the three Universities that constitute the core of the Greek Department of Scholars at Risk (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ionian University, University of the Aegean) will present the international organization as well as the project of creating the SAR SECTION GREECE to the Rectors' Conference of the Greek Universities, inviting them to join the network.
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