A live conference that discusses the latest in BDS
In response to the recent surge in BDS campaigns around the country, SPME is expanding its BDS coverage. We’re pleased to launch a monthly Live Briefing Series which will feature SPME specialists and guests to discuss the latest BDS news, as well as developments in areas such as law and politics. Live Briefings will consist of a presentation and the opportunity for members to address questions to the speaker.
BDS Monitor Live Speaker: Alex Joffe
Dr. Alex Joffe is editor of SPME’s monthly BDS Monitor. He an archaeologist and historian specializing in the Middle East and contemporary international affairs.
Educated at Cornell University and the University of Arizona, he is also a Shillman-Ginsburg fellow of the Middle East Forum.
Among other topics he has written extensively on the BDS movement and contemporary antisemitism.
Are you interested on joining a BDS Monitor Live in the future?
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With the presidential campaign in full swing and the academic semester ending, the politics of BDS, have been changing rapidly. BDS tactics have become more aggressive, with antisemitic harassment increasing, especially on campus. SPME’s Live Briefing Series covers recent BDS developments and gives listeners the opportunity to ask questions to SPME staff. Future iterations of…
Our first BDS Monitor Live broadcasting saw over 70 people join and that success has ensured that we will continue to offer our live broadcasts on a monthly basis for the foreseeable future. Future iterations of the live broadcast will include special guests from around the world discussing BDS issues, their effects and most importantly…