NEWS & EVENTS

Number of Academic Refugees Grows

Number of Academic Refugees Grows
Academics & students are being forced to flee their homes in numbers not seen since WW2, following the crises in Iraq and Syria. Read more

Segregation of Baghdad Uni Halted

Segregation of Baghdad Uni Halted
Iraqi government forced to back off a controversial plan to carve out a new female-only institution from Baghdad Uni. More...

IIE Report: Syrian Students in Turkey

IIE Report: Syrian Students in Turkey
IIE and UC Davis publish report on conditions and educational needs of Syrian students and scholars in Turkey. More...

Assassinated/Kidnapped Academics

Assassinated/Kidnapped Academics
IRAQ 16/10/14 Dr H M F Al-Baghdadi, Mosul Uni. 11/9/14 Dr M Jassim, Shatt al-Arab Uni. 28/8/14 Dr I H Al-Saad, Dean of Agriculture, Anbar Uni; More...

Rouhani Calls for Academic Freedom

Rouhani Calls for Academic Freedom
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani calls for greater academic freedom in Iran's universities. More here...

History
80th Anniversary Overview
podcast Albie Sachs
Ethel Maqeda
Paul Komba
Lewis Elton
Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE
Student Art Competition 2015 - The Art of Resistance - Defending Academic Freedom - More Information
National Appeal for Syrian Academics
A Lifeline to Academics in Need Defending Academic Freedom
Donated Art Zimbabwe Virtual Lecture Hall