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Upcoming Events

Dangerous Questions: Why Academic Freedom Matters

Monday, Aug 24 – Nov 15, 2020 12 am – 11:59 pm Virtual Learn More and Register

Scholars at Risk, together with its Academic Refuge project partners, has created a free asynchronous online course on why academic freedom matters. The self-paced course is divided into three one-week modules. Registration is open now through November 15. Once registered, participants can access course materials for five weeks.

Advocating While Black: Navigating Black Identity in the Human Rights Field

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 11 am – 12 pm Virtual Learn More and Register

Panelists will interrogate the status quo at a time when practitioners are questioning whether structures designed to promote justice could themselves contribute to systemic racism and inequality in society.

Racism and Structural Violence: Lessons from the HIV and COVID Pandemics

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 6 – 8 pm Learn More and Register

Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH, FACD will discuss how the idea of race and racial hierarchy was developed as a product of social construction, describe the effects of pandemics on the African American and other marginalized communities, and compare the impact of and response to the COVID-19 and AIDS pandemics by the Black community.

Science, Technology & Human Rights Conference

Thursday, Oct 22 – 23, 2020 8 am – 5 pm Virtual Learn More and Register

The AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition is hosting its first-ever virtual conference, open to all who are interested in building connections across science, technology, and human rights. Early registration available through September 1.