The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) calls on all US faculty, administrators, students and staff to uphold the academic boycott of Israel by refusing participation in Study Abroad programs in Israel. The academic boycott of Israel has been called for by Palestinian scholars and students living under military occupation, siege, and in an apartheid state and whose rights to education are violated on a daily basis. To enroll, or participate in any way, in a Study Abroad program at an Israeli institution means ignoring if not perpetuating the ongoing violation of the academic--and, indeed, human--freedoms of Palestinians.
USACBI supports this call from Palestinian scientists and researchers and urges all speakers and participants to withdraw from this AnyVision-sponsored event. We, the undersigned Palestinian academic, scientific and research organizations, call on international academics and academic institutions to refrain from participating in or supporting in any way the “Fair Face Recognition and Analysis” workshop at […]Continue reading
On Tuesday, 14 July, USACBI hosted the second webinar in its summer series, The Movement for Palestine and the Struggle for Black Lives: Anti-Apartheid, Anti-Colonial Perspectives on BDS. The speakers for this informative and powerful meeting were Ghada Karmi (Palestinian doctor, author, activist and academic; Honorary Research Fellow and lecturer, the Institute of Arab & Islamic […]Continue reading
On Saturday, July 25, Scientists for Palestine issued an international petition to call for the immediate release of detained Palestinian astrophysicist, Prof. Imad Barghouthi, a member of the physics faculty at Al-Quds University and a former NASA employee who earned his Ph.D. at Utah State University. The statement is signed by a number of prominent […]Continue reading
USACBI is republishing the following statement from our colleagues at Scientists for Palestine. We note the ongoing attacks on the right to science – and the right to education – in occupied Palestine and call for the immediate release of Prof. Imad Barghouthi. The ongoing targeting of Palestinian academics, including scientists, poses a direct threat […]Continue reading
The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is a co-sponsor of the below event: Tuesday, July 21 10 am Pacific – 1 pm Eastern – 7 pm central Europe – 8 pm Palestine Register online: https://sfsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIsd-2trzMiGNAyc0bQE_iGji6tZnFaaS_r Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/935141753625805/ The Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas (AMED) Studies program and Al-Adab Journal […]Continue reading
The USACBI Organizing Collective is pleased to announce that a spurious lawsuit against the American Studies Association (ASA) for its vote to boycott Israeli universities has been dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. This lawsuit involved four years of dragging the American Studies Association (ASA) and eight former officers–Lisa Duggan, […]Continue reading