Scholars at Risk Europe
The Inspireurope+ project invites you to a webinar on publishing in peer-reviewed journals
When: Tuesday, 06 December 2022
SAVE THE DATE - The international conference to take place in Padua on the 800th anniversary of the University of Padua. Details to follow.
When: Wednesday, 22 June 2022
The 2022 Inspireurope Stakeholder Forum will take place in Berlin on May 10-11, 2022. It will be hosted by Inspireurope partner; the Alexander Von Humboldt foundation. Further information forthcoming. Registration will open in spring 2022.
When: Tuesday, 10 May 2022
The Inspireurope project's Regional Outreach Workshop, Southern Europe will be held on 31 March, 2022 in Thessaloniki, Greece. The Workshop aims to increase awareness with key stakeholders in Greece and surrounding countries and provide opportunities to get involved in activities to support researchers at risk.
When: Thursday, 31 March 2022
The Inspireurope project invites your participation in a short questionnaire, open until 04 March 2022. Your input will help to enhance Inspireurope policy recommendations across several key areas, including: support for women researchers at risk; intersectional challenges faced by researchers at risk; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion supports at host institutions; visa and immigration procedures in Europe; longer term supports for researchers at risk in Europe; careers in non-academic sectors.
When: Friday, 04 March 2022
Joint AFIWG & Chatham House Panel Discussion: Risks to Academic Freedom in the Context of Internationalisation of UK Higher Education: What Can Universities Do?
The UK higher education sector has seen rapid internationalisation in the last twenty years, presenting both opportunities and risks to academic freedom and the academic community. Security risks and opportunities for surveillance and censorship have only multiplied following the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to distance learning education, while self-censorship and the safety of UK-affiliated staff and students conducting research abroad on sensitive topics remains an ongoing challenge.
When: Thursday, 03 March 2022
Following the successful launch of the Scholars at Risk Greece Section, the webinar is addressed to administrative staff of Greek Universities, as well as interested academic colleagues. It aims to raise their awareness and preparedness on hosting at risk scholars with possible funding solutions as well as proposed administrative answers. The support of Greek HEIs is needed more than ever following recent threats to academic freedom in Afghanistan.
When: Tuesday, 08 February 2022
On February 3, 2022, SAR Italy and SAR Sweden are organizing the second in a series of joint workshops to address specific aspects related to the protection and promotion of academic freedom. The workshop is organised in the context of "Swetaly". a collaboration between Italian and Swedish universities. Representatives from universities in Italy, Sweden and from SAR national sections elsewhere are invited to participate. After addressing issues pertaining to advocacy in the promotion of academic freedom, this second workshop focuses on "Academic freedom in challenging times. Hosting at-risk scholars: precarious balances."
When: Thursday, 03 February 2022
Reimagining Academic Freedom - Open Society University Network Global Observatory on Academic Freedom First Bi-Annual Conference
The GOAF First Bi-Annual Conference will launch the work of the Global Observatory on Academic Freedom. The conference will present the findings of the Annual Report 2020/2021 and accompanying papers, liaise with the academic community – researchers in the field, as well as relevant policy makers and students. It will be an opportunity to present the global developments in the field of academic freedom and provide a platform to debate the most pertinent issues that have arisen in 2020/2021.
When: Thursday, 20 January 2022
Sapienza and SAR Italy are pleased to present a seminar on "Italy and Afghanistan crisis: How to protect academic freedom through hospitality" on January 14 from 9.30 to 13.00 CET in Aula Calasso, Faculty of Law, Sapienza University of Rome.
When: Friday, 14 January 2022