Public Lectures and Seminars

Scholars at Risk Ireland

Scholars at Risk is an international network of institutions and individuals whose mission it is to protect scholars and promote academic freedom.

SAR-Ireland formed as a partnership between Universities Ireland and the Scholars at Risk Network in September 2009. This partnership provides support to threatened academics around the world, including by arranging temporary placements in Ireland to allow them to safely continue their work. By arranging temporary academic positions at member universities and colleges, Scholars at Risk offers safety to scholars facing grave threats, so scholars’ ideas are not lost and they can keep working until conditions improve and they are able to return to their home countries. Scholars at Risk also provides advisory services for scholars and hosts, campaigns for scholars who are imprisoned or silenced in their home countries, monitoring of attacks on higher education communities worldwide, and leadership in deploying new tools and strategies for promoting academic freedom and improving respect for university values everywhere. Rowena Pecchenino is Professor of Economics at NUI Maynooth.



Category: Public Lectures and Seminars:
Date:
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: Cavanagh Pharmacy Building LG52
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Anne-Marie Curtin
021-4901993
https://www.ucc.ie/en/edi/news/edi/refugee2019/

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