• September 18: Omar Barghouti on “BDS: Academia’s Role in the Struggle for Freedom and Justice”

    Join us for a night with Omar Barghouti, the co-founder of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Barghouti will be presenting on academia’s role in the struggle for freedom and justice in Palestine. This event is open to the public and […]

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  • October 14, Ireland: Academic voices from Palestine: Education under Occupation

    On October 14 2015, Academics for Palestine – Ireland and the Irish School of Ecumenics, which is based in Trinity College Dublin, will co-host “Academic Voices from Palestine: Education under Occupation”, a one-day event which will bring speakers from Al Quds Open University and Al Azhar University, both in Gaza, and from Trinity College Dublin and […]

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  • USACBI welcomes Leila Abdelrazaq and Ashley Dawson to Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is pleased to welcome Leila Abdelrazaq and Ashley Dawson to its Organizing Collective. Leila Abdelrazaq is a Chicago-based, Palestinian author, artist, and organizer. She graduated from DePaul University in 2015 with a BFA in Theatre Arts and a BA in Arabic Studies. She has been involved in […]

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  • Remi Kanazi’s new book out now: Before the Next Bomb Drops

    USACBI Organizing Collective member, poet and writer Remi Kanazi’s second collection of poetry, Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up from Brooklyn to Palestine, was released on September 15 by Haymarket Books; it is available for order on Haymarket’s site: http://bit.ly/1GTcm4v It is also available on Amazon, including Kindle, in the US and globally: http://amzn.to/1IFFKqe Kanazi will be doing a 100-stop US/Canada […]

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  • Labor Boycott of Israel: Michael Letwin on UE’s BDS Resolution

    At its its national convention in Baltimore this August, UE, the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers endorsed the worldwide BDS movement – Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions – to pressure Israel to end its apartheid over the Palestinians just as similar tactics helped to end South African apartheid in the 1980s. UE represents more than 30,000 […]

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  • September 29, Webinar: Why an academic boycott?

    Why an Academic Boycott? Webinar with Jewish Voice for Peace, Palestine Legal and US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel Tuesday, September 29th at 5pm PST/8pm EST Do you have questions or concerns about the academic boycott of Israel? Do you support economic boycotts, but are worried about academic freedom? Come join […]

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  • Partha Chatterjee: Why I Support the Boycott of Israeli Institutions

    USACBI is honored to republish this essay by Partha Chatterjee, Professor of Anthropology and Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University, and of the Centre for the Studies of Social Sciences in Calcutta, and notes his endorsement of the USACBI call as well as the Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic […]

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  • Petition: Tell Kanye West: Don’t be “Heartless” – Don’t Play Apartheid Israel!

    The following petition was created by Jews for Palestinian Right of Return. USACBI urges everyone to sign on to this petition and support this effort to build the cultural boycott of Israel. US artist Kanye West is scheduled to perform on September 30 in Apartheid Israel. There is still time to cancel this event: please […]

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  • USACBI welcomes Craig Willse to the Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is pleased to welcome Craig Willse to its Organizing Collective. Craig Willse is an assistant professor of cultural studies at George Mason University, where he is also the faculty adviser for Students Against Israeli Apartheid. He helped write and organize around an academic boycott […]

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  • Resolution on Palestinian right to education to be considered at American Historical Association meeting

    Historians Against the War have submitted a resolution for consideration at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Atlanta on January 7-10, 2016, focusing on Palestinian right to education and its denial at the hands of the Israeli state. In order to support the resolution and educate the AHA membership about the […]

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