At the close of the academic year, major changes have taken place in the politics of BDS at the state and Federal levels. BDS has become a presidential campaign issue and the BDS movement is poised to make political inroads, even as it is being pushed back elsewhere, including by states and in academia. SPME’s Live Briefing Series covers recent BDS developments and gives listeners the opportunity to ask questions to SPME staff.
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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.