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The Path to Survival, The Uyghur Struggle – SAR Webinar

Scholars at Risk (Ireland), Dr. Julia C. Schneider (UCC), and Dr. Gert Hoffmann (UCC) would like to invite you to the following online lecture: Jewher Ilham: “The Path to Survival, The Uyghur Struggle” Thursday 29 April, 3:00 pm (WET) [4:00 CET]    Jewher Ilham is an author and a Uyghur advocate fighting for her detained father, the prominent Uyghur academicContinue reading The Path to Survival, The Uyghur Struggle – SAR Webinar

Academic Freedom at Risk Webinar

SAR Ireland in collaboration with Centre for Resistance Studies, Trinity College Dublin and the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway held a very successful webinar on 8 March 2021 – Gender and Academic Freedom. The Seminar speakers were:  Andrea Pető Elżbieta Korolczuk Seda Altuğ Please see the full webinar at the following LINK

The US Election and Foreign Policy: Implications for Northern Ireland, the UK, Ireland, and the EU

  Queen’s University Belfast and the UCL Centre on US Politics, with support from the US Department of State, as part of the series DECISION 2020: Interpreting the US Elections are delighted to invite you to a Panel Discussion: ‘The US Election and Foreign Policy: Implications for Northern Ireland, the UK, Ireland, and the EU’ will takeContinue reading The US Election and Foreign Policy: Implications for Northern Ireland, the UK, Ireland, and the EU

State formation, political violence, and civil resistance, Ireland north and south, 1919-22

On 7 November 2020, Universities Ireland hosted the ninth annual Decade of Centenaries conference and its first online iteration of the series. This year’s conference explored the themes of state formation, political violence, and civil disobedience with a focus on the year 1920.  State formation 1920 witnessed important legislative developments which shaped the formation ofContinue reading State formation, political violence, and civil resistance, Ireland north and south, 1919-22

Universities Ireland has a new Member

At its latest meeting the Universities Ireland Council formally ratified TU Dublin’s membership of Universities Ireland. TU Dublin becomes Universities Ireland’s 11th member, and represents the addition of a new and exciting voice to the Universities Ireland family. Commenting on becoming a member of Universities Ireland, TU Dublin’s President, Professor David FitzPatrick, stated: “Cooperation and sharing ofContinue reading Universities Ireland has a new Member

Universities across the island of Ireland to intensify collaboration in response to COVID-19

Following a special meeting of the Universities Ireland Council held yesterday (12 May 2020), the Presidents and Vice-Chancellors of the universities in both Northern Ireland and Ireland agreed to intensify North-South collaboration to maximise the contribution of the Higher Education sector across the island of Ireland to the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, andContinue reading Universities across the island of Ireland to intensify collaboration in response to COVID-19