International Conference

Exiled Scholars andAcademic Humanitarianism’ - Conjunctures of Solidarity in Times of Global Crises

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to cordially invite you to the conference "Exiled Scholars and 'Academic Humanitarianism': Conjunctures of Solidarity in Times of Global Crises".

  • Date & time:  13 May 2024, 10:00 – 17:45h
  • Place: Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Alice-Salomon-Platz 5, 12627 Berlin
  • Conference programme: click here for details.
  • Please note: Part "Solidarity and Support for social work educators from Ukraine" in Roundtable is  unfortunately cancelled.

At the conference we will be discussing with experts from Germany and abroad about the structural conditions, institutional innovations and current challenges in the context of opening up universities and the academic system to at-risk and exiled scholars.  We seek to critically reflect on the concept of “academic humanitarianism” and the impact of novel constellations of power/knowledge on discourses, institutional actors, and structures of funding in academia. Finally, we also ask whether we can envision alternative modes of cooperation with exiled scholars, defined by broader transformative struggles around social and epistemic justice in higher education.

The international conference is organized as part of the Sage SAGE! Programme’s project "International and in Solidarity" and is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. 

We are looking forward to welcome you at our conference in Berlin. In case you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via the email.

Contact: müjgan şenel (ASH Berlin) sage-sage@

Participation in the conference is free of charge, but we ask you to register so that we can plan ahead.



Die Sage SAGE! Schwerpunktprofessorin Prof. Dr. Katja Boguth ist dem Berliner Bündnis für Pflege beigetreten. Näheres finden Sie hier.


Das Motto des alice Hochschulmagazin Ausgabe 44 lautet Flucht und Migration. Im Interview berichtet Dr. Zafer Yilmaz aus Teilprojekt 2 zum Thema "Researchers at risk"  über die prekären Verhältnisse exilierter Wissenschaftler_innen (S. 15-17). In ihrem Artikel "International und solidarisch mit at-risk scholars" befassen sich Prof. Dr. Esra Erdem, Dr. Ozan Zeybek und Dr. Zafer Yilmaz (Teilprojekt 2) mit den Perspektiven von verfolgten Wissenschaftler_innen  (S. 18-20).


Im Rahmen des Galerie Transfer Projektes erschien ein Zwischenbericht von der Schwerpunktprofessorin für Transfer und Third Mission aus dem Teilprojekt 1 Prof. Dr. Gesine Bär. Nachzulesen im Magazin:


Gespräch mit Projektmitarbeitenden im Hochschulmagazin alice, Ausgabe 43/2022, Seiten 94-95 hier