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Dr Şengül Çelik, lecturer at the University of Mannheim and member of Academics at Risk e.V., presented a paper titled “Crimes against Women in Turkish Prisons” at the conference “Crimes against Humanity in the 21st Century”. The conference was hosted by the Irish College in Janseniusstraat 1 Leuven, Belgium. The organisers were a group of academics and researchers from various disciplines with a focus on human rights. The aim of this group is to work as a team of researchers and activists in the field of human rights on issues such as the elimination of discrimination, securing children’s rights, economic…

A high profile online mentoring software provider Volunteer Vision and Academics at Risk e.V. cooperated on a free mentoring program for members of AAR. Volunteer vision promotes a diverse and inclusive workforce and in this program academicians are aimed to be supported in their struggle to integrate to the society by finding jobs and promoting language abilities. Thanks to Volunteer Vision.

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We are excited to announce that this year Academics at Risk Association took part in the Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest book fair in the world, held annually in Frankfurt, Germany. The Book Fair took place from 18 to 22 October this year. Our association’s stand was located at Hall 4.0 G51 in the Frankfurter Buchmesse. We believe that it was highly beneficial to our valued members, as we were able to showcase our association and built new networks. We look forward to participating in the book fair in 2024 as well. Thanks to visitors and supporters.


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75th Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023    Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Hall 4.0, G51

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Call for Paper Announcement On the occasion of 10 December Human Rights Day, a peer-reviewed journal, Academics at Risk Journal of Human Rights and Refugee Studies (JHRRS) which will be published within our association, calls for articles for the first time. Open access, semi-annual and peer-reviewed Journal JHRRS is planned to publish researches that include comprehensive and in-depth analysis on human rights and refugee studies using quantitative and qualitative methods. The journal aims to contribute to the solution of overall human rights and refugee problems and welcomes studies from various scientific fields such as law, economics, public administration, business, education, health,…

We are pleased to announce that the academics whose names are mentioned below have been selected worthy of the Academics at Risk 2022 Awards by the votes of our members in order to promote both academic freedom and mutual solidarity. 1) Academic Freedom Award Prof. Dr. Vedat Demir 2) The Young Academician Award Msc. Lemye Zehirlioglu 3) Environment and Climate Award Prof. Dr. Mustafa Yeşiloğlu We offer our sincere congratulations and best wishes for their continued success. Board of Directors of Academics at Risk e.V.

Prof. Dr. Vedat Demir is an exiled academic who is currently the Einstein Guest Researcher at Freie Universität Berlin in Germany. He was a visiting professor at Universität Potsdam in Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung – Philipp Schwartz fellow in 2018-2021. He was a professor at Istanbul University in 2010-2016. Dr. Demir received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Marmara University and his Ph.D. from Istanbul University. His research expertise focuses on journalism, political communication, and public diplomacy. He served as the General Secretary of the Turkish Press Council from 2000 to 2003 and was a visiting scholar…

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