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Presidents denounce the academic boycott of Israel, but on some campuses faculty and presidents clash

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A growing chorus of university chiefs condemns American Studies Association for endorsing boycott of Israeli universities, but at some campuses, the presidential statements have been a source of tension.

As boycott movement gains traction, Israeli science seems largely immune

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Amid growing boycott movement in the humanities, Israeli international scientific collaboration is robust.

 

American Studies Association backs boycott of Israeli universities

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American Studies Association members vote by a two-to-one margin to endorse the boycott of Israeli universities.

Swarthmore Hillel rejects ban on anti-Israel speakers

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Swarthmore College's Hillel chapter says it won't adhere to guidelines barring it from cooperating with or hosting anti-Israel groups or speakers. In response, Hillel headquarters draws a hard line.

Council of American Studies Association backs boycott of Israeli universities

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Council of American Studies Association endorses plan to cut ties to Israeli universities and urges its members to vote for such a move.

At American Studies Association meeting, scholars debate proposed academic boycott of Israel

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Proposal to boycott Israeli universities leads to intense debate at scholarly meeting.

Scholars raise questions about free academic study tours to Israel

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There are a variety of groups offering to cover expenses for academics to travel to Israel. Professors consider the questions raised by participation on such trips.

Boycott kills U. of Texas project on women writers in the Middle East

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U. of Texas wanted to honor a late scholar whose career had focused on Middle Eastern studies. But when Arab contributors found out that two Israelis would be published in the same work, a tribute fell apart.

Technion role in New York competition a win for Israeli science

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Technion's partnership with Cornell and the pair's planned New York City campus could signal new era for Israeli universities and more prominence for Israeli science.

Syracuse condemns action of professor to rescind invitation to Israeli scholar

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NYU professor who was invited to show his acclaimed film at Syracuse U conference is then told not to come because of his nationality. University vows to invite him another time.

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