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IIE Scholar Rescue Fund Receives Gifts to Rescue Threatened Art Scholars

Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award will provide life-saving fellowships to threatened scholars in the arts.

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Protecting Scholars and the Right to Free Inquiry

By Samantha Power

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations highlights IIE’s Scholar Rescue Fund during her lecture on “Protecting Scholars and the Right to Free Inquiry” at The New School.

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El Hassan bin Talal Annual Lecture in Post-war Recovery and Development

By Dr. Allan Goodman

Dr. Allan Goodman discusses the importance of IIE-SRF's work in his speech "On the Rescue of Science of Learning". The speech took place at the University of York as part of the El Hassan bin Talal Annual Lecture in Post-war Recovery and Development.

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Right to Quality Education

December 10, 2013 | Please join Education International, Global Campaign for Education, International Council for Adult Education, Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund and Open Society Foundations to a reception highlighting the Right to Quality Education.

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Women's International Network (WIN) Conference

IIE- Scholar Rescue Fund in collaboration with Rutgers University Institute of Women's Leadership and the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs hosted the first Women's Leadership Network (WIN) Conference at Rutgers University. Mark Angelson, Allan Goodman, Amy Brandt and Joanna Regulska discuss the importance of the conference.

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IIE-Scholar Rescue Fund Receives MESA's 2013 Academic Freedom Award

The Middle East Studies Association (MESA) and Committee on Academic Freedom (CAF) conferred its 2013 Academic Freedom Award upon IIE's Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF)

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A Syrian Scholar in Exile

By Amal Alachkar

IIE-SRF Fellow Amal Alachkar shares her experience as a Syrian scholar forced to leave her country in order to continue her work.

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Syrian Higher Education in Crisis: The Road Forward

Monday, October 7th | IIE-SRF and The New School cordially invite you to a important forum on Syria's higher education sector and the severe crisis it faces.

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Defending Academic Freedom Since 1933

IIE Scholar Rescue Fund is pleased to highlight the remarkable achievements of the Council for Assisting Refugee Academics (CARA) - a close partner organization. Since the early part of the 20th century, IIE and CARA have proudly worked in synchronization to defend threats to scholars and academic freedom around the world. To read more about CARA's 80-year history and accomplishments please find the link below.

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The Institute of International Education has Rescued 500 Threatened Scholars

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