As the fall progresses the ‘intersectional’ reach of the BDS movement has been expanded from campuses to broader culture and politics with its embrace by rising ‘democratic socialists.’ BDS has also been exposed in routine areas of faculty activity, namely student recommendations, prompting ‘free speech’ claims. SPME’s Live Briefing Series covers recent BDS developments and gives listeners the opportunity to ask questions to SPME staff.
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.