Welcome to the official homepage of Academics for Peace Germany e.V., a non-profit organization. You can navigate to find information on us, membership conditions, our activities and announcements as well as how you can support and show your solidarity with Academics for Peace.

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About us

Academics for Peace Germany (AfP-Germany) was founded in October 2017 by the academics who signed the now well-known ‘Peace Petition’ in Turkey in January 2016 and the colleagues who supported the values of academic freedom and freedom of speech. AfP-Germany organizes campaigns for the solidarity with peace academics and raises awareness and support with colleagues who have been threatened, targeted, lost their job, and banned from working in public service. Our aim is to function as an international “hub” for human rights organizations, NGOs, academics, as well as international press seeking information on the repression against the Academics for Peace in Turkey.

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Announcements

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Knowledge commons: Spaces for collaborative learning, research and activism

Knowledge commons: Spaces for collaborative learning, research and activism Roundtable discussion with contributions by Marco Clausen, Aslı Odman, Kamuran Akın, Esra Erdem, Janek Niggemann Date and time: 14 May 2018, 18:30 – 21:00 Venue: Ableger, Oranienstr. 45, 10969 Berlin Language: English (German and Turkish translation possible in small groups) There is a growing interest in … Continue reading Knowledge commons: Spaces for collaborative learning, research and activism

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Support

You can show your solidarity with Academics for Peace e.V. by becoming a member or by financial support.

There are also various other ways by which you can stand together with Academics for Peace.

  • Sign the petition to support the targeted boycott on complicit universities in Turkey;
  • Inform your professional organizations and university senators to take action against complicit institutions, such as The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK
  • Contact bakuluslarasi@gmail.com if you want to attend the trials as an observer, or write to a human rights organization to send a delegate;
  • Support dismissed scholars financially through Academics for Peace – Germany or to the main crowdfunding campaign the funds of which is sent to the progressive education union in Turkey.
  • Share and spread this call for solidarity; show your solidarity by following up on the trials, commenting on them in your blogs, social media and/or writing a news article. For more info on the latest attacks on academics in Turkey, please visit Academics for Peace main page or see this report.
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