European alliance for academics at risk to be based out of Maynooth University

Ireland“A new European initiative to support hundreds of academics whose lives or careers are at risk due to discrimination, persecution or violence is to be based out of Maynooth University. A record number of academics are seeking support, such as teaching temporary posts, due threats against their lives or careers in countries such as Turkey, Syria, Iran and Yemen …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 14 October]

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One Response to “European alliance for academics at risk to be based out of Maynooth University”

  1. Dan Says:

    And what about all the researchers and lecturers at risk of being turfed out to the dole because Irish universities prefer hiring asylum seekers for the sake of optics over people who have been already working there for years? Just use the asylum system and let them apply for jobs FAIRLY please.

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