Creating a safe haven at ISS for scholars at risk

"Solidarity Mural" by Atelier Teee is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
"Solidarity Mural" by Atelier Teee is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Over the past decade, the International Institute of Social Studies has provided institutional support for the Scholars at Risk (SAR) network, helping create a safe haven for five scholars whose lives were in danger.

In this first of series of posts on Positioning Academia, Dr Amrita Chhachhi and Professor Wendy Harcourt share their experience of the value of the Scholars at Risk programme on the occasion of the retirement of Linda Johnson, who along with her work for the Prince Claus Chair coordinated ISS support for visiting scholars, infusing the link with a special quality.

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