• ASA National Council Votes Unanimously To Endorse Academic Boycott of Israel

    American Studies Association One year ago, the Academic and Community Activism Caucus of the American Studies Association (ASA) asked the Executive Committee (EC) to consider a resolution to honor the call from Palestinian civil society to support the academic boycott of Israel. The EC forwarded the resolution to the National Council. Following the deliberative procedures […]

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    Hebrew University Conference Dealt Two Significant Blows

    Statement from Campaign to Boycott the Oral History Conference at Hebrew University of Jerusalem We are pleased to announce that the planned June 2014 “International Oral History Conference” being organized by Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been dealt a double blow with the cancellation of their two international keynote speakers: Alessandro Portelli (Italy) and Mary […]

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    Call to Boycott the Oral History Conference at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Open Letter

    The following open letter was originally issued on August 12 to oral historians and scholars planning to participate in the June 2014 International Conference on Oral History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The letter is signed by over 375  scholars and community oral historians and counting; and is endorsed by Academic and Cultural Boycott […]

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  • New report highlights discrimination against Palestinians by Israeli education system

    The Mossawa Centre has filed a report with the U.S. State Department summarizing the many ways Palestinian citizens in Israel are discriminated against, which includes a section about the discrimination against Palestinian citizens in the educational system in Israel. Please see page 4 for the beginning of the discussion on education in Israel. Mossawa Centre, Briefing Paper […]

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  • Students Support the American Studies Association Boycott Resolution

    The following statement in support of the American Studies Association resolution supporting academic boycott was organized by Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine and National Students for Justice in Palestine. Contact CornellS4JP [at] gmail.com if your student group would like to sign on. Dear Curtis Marez, Lisa Duggan, Matthew Jacobson, and John Stephens: As nationwide […]

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  • Right to Education Campaign 2013

    Right to Education Campaign Dear friends, We are writing to you to invite your group to participate in this year’s ‘Right 2 Education Week’. Every year, the Right 2 Education Campaign mobilises an increasing number of people globally to take part in a week of events and actions to raise awareness about the plight of […]

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  • October 23: Militarization, Domestic Spying, and the Boycott of Israel, New York City

    Please join NYACT for a panel discussion entitled “Militarization, Domestic Spying, and the Boycott of Israel.” WHEN:   Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – 7:00-9:00 PM WHERE: Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South – Assembly Hall, New York City Scheduled speakers are: David Swanson (RootsAction), journalist and author of War No More: The Case for Abolition (2013) and The Military Industrial Complex at 50 (2012), will […]

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  • Do Not Apply: Open Letter Campaign to Boycott Hebrew University

    Open Letter Campaign to Boycott Hebrew University Assistant Professor Position in Communication and Journalism (Cinema, Visual Culture, Media, and Discourse Studies) Dear Colleagues: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Department of Communication and Journalism recently announced the opening of a tenure-track research and teaching position to begin July 2014. Applications are due September 30, 2013. In anticipation of […]

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  • The Critical Filipino and Filipina Studies Collective Supports the AAAS Boycott Resolution

    To the executive officers, board members, committee chairs and all relevant representatives of the Association for Asian American Studies: On behalf of the Filipino American and ally organizations listed below, we commend the Association of Asian American Studies (AAAS) resolution joining a global response to the call of the Palestinian civil society to end Israeli […]

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  • USACBI commends Mira Nair for her support of BDS and cultural boycott

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel salutes Mira Nair for her strong and clear stand with the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel, refusing an invitation to the Haifa International Film Festival in line with the cultural boycott of Israel. Nair Tweeted: I was just invited to […]

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