The International Journal of Human Rights invites submissions for its special issue on academic freedom and internationalisation.
Date: Thursday, 10 December 2020
In response to the threat of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the University is implementing reasonable and proportionate precautions in line with policy and advice from the HSE, DES and DFAT. Our priorities at this time are to minimise the chances of spread of the infection and to protect the health and welfare of our staff and students.
Date: Monday, 14 December 2020
Scholars at Risk urges the Iranian authorities to suspend the capital sentence issued against Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali and to secure his immediate release.
Date: Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Scholars at Risk is deeply concerned about the harassment, intimidation, detention, fines, arrest, and expulsion of students and scholars in Belarus, in apparent retaliation for the nonviolent exercise of the right to freedom of expression and freedom of assembly, following peaceful protests in the aftermath of the country’s recent presidential elections.
Date: Monday, 16 November 2020
Scholars at Risk welcomes the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which ruled that requirements imposed by Hungary to enable foreign higher education institutions to carry out activities in the country are incompatible with EU law
Date: Thursday, 08 October 2020
Margaritis Schinas, Commission Vice-President for Protecting our European Way of Life, delivers keynote message at the Inspireurope outreach workshop, September 30th 2020
On September 30th, Margaritis Schinas, European Commission Vice-President for Protecting our European Way of Life delivered the keynote message at the Inspireurope Outreach workshop, held in hybrid format; physically at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and online. The workshop brought together over 100 representatives from Higher Education Institutions, Greek national ministries, EU officials, NGOs, professional/industry associations and researchers at risk along with the other Inspireurope project partners.
Date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
A video explaining the challenges facing researchers at risk and the work of the Inspireurope project was produced as part of the EU Research and Innovation Days, September 22-24, 2020
Date: Thursday, 24 September 2020
June 8, 2020: The 2020 Inspireurope Virtual Stakeholder Forum, a Europe-wide virtual gathering of researchers at risk, universities, policymakers, foundations, and employers from the public and private sectors, takes place today in support of researchers who face discrimination, persecution, or violence. The Director General for Higher Education and Employability at the French Ministry of Higher Education, Anne-Sophie Barthez, will open the forum.
Date: Monday, 08 June 2020
As part of the Inspireurope project, the European University Association (EUA), one of the 10 project partners, is mapping the quality of existing support for researchers at risk in Europe. We therefore kindly invite researchers at risk to contribute input and share your own experiences of such support via an online questionnaire
Date: Monday, 02 March 2020
As part of the Inspireurope project, the European University Association (EUA), one of the 10 project partners, is mapping the quality of existing support for researchers at risk in Europe. We kindly invite institutions and other organisations to contribute input via an online questionnaire on the practices and challenges you have faced as an institution interested or involved in supporting researchers at risk.
Date: Monday, 02 March 2020