SPME in the Media

Taking Sides on Professor’s E-Mail Comparing Israel and Nazis

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/05/12/qt#198661 Two national groups are weighing in on the controversy over William I. Robinson, a professor of sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara who is being investigated for charges of unprofessional conduct related to an e-mail message…

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Verwirrung um Finkelstein-Vortrag

http://derstandard.at/?url=/?id=1241622255465 Sollte umstrittener Autor des Buchs “Holocaust-Industrie” an der Uni Wien auftreten? Nein, sagt das Rektorat Wien – Heute, Freitag, verlieh der Bundesverband der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinden via APA seinem Protest über einen angeblich geplanten Auftritt des umstrittenen US-Autors Norman Finkelstein…

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SPME PRESS RELEASE CALLS FOR HALT TO FALSE ASSERTIONS

Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, representing 27,000 academics from 2000 colleges and universities in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia, calls for a halt to false assertions that Hampshire College has divested from Israel. Recently the CUNY…

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The Gaza War… on North American Campuses

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/01/12/gaza The military conflict that’s likely to spark campus protests in the coming weeks doesn’t involve U.S. forces in Iraq or Afghanistan. Rather, Israeli attacks on Hamas forces in Gaza have stirred sleeping campuses, and rallies and petition drives may…

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ZOA: New UC President Needs to Stop Anti-Seimitsm at UCI

http://octaskforce.wordpress.com/2008/09/04/zoa-new-uc-president-needs-to-stop-anti-seimitsm-at-uci/ The ZOA mentions the Task Force in its critique of UCI. The new UC President’s reply will be posted as well, when it’s published. Download the letter: ZOA Letter to UC President ZOA CALLS ON UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESIDENT…

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Peace Group Supports Gaza Fulbrights

http://www.jta.org/cgi-bin/iowa/breaking/109759.html A group that counters anti-Israel academic boycotts weighed in on a controversy over Gazan students seeking to study in the United States. “Scholars for Peace in the Middle East reaffirms its dedication to the principles that all students have…

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Benjamin Weinthal: Germany Admits Financing Larijani Forum

http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull&cid=1214726217689 The German government has admitted it was deeply involved in funding last month’s conference here on the Middle East, and reports indicate it suggested inviting former Iranian deputy foreign minister Muhammad Javad Ardashir Larijani to speak at the gathering,…

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