BDS, the AAA, and Academic Imperialism

We Disagree to Agree Support for a particular cause can come from numerous sources and points of view, each representing different interests. Similarly, people can arrive at the site of a demonstration, united in protest against an injustice, having arrived there from many different routes (whether the routes are understood in terms of physical transportation,… Read More BDS, the AAA, and Academic Imperialism

Ann Laura Stoler: Supporting Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel

Thanks to PULSE for circulating this statement from Ann Stoler: As someone who has worked for some thirty years as a teacher and student of colonial studies– on comparative colonial situations, colonial histories, and the violent and subtle forms of governance on which colonial regimes rely, it would be difficult not to describe the Israeli… Read More Ann Laura Stoler: Supporting Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel

Canadian Academic Boycott of Israel: Why We Need to Take Action

[This post does not necessarily reflect the opinions of anyone in any boycott movement, apart from those of the writer. This post should not be read as an indication of the content of any private discussions, nor is it intended to tell or instruct others on what they should be doing to boycott Israel. Posts… Read More Canadian Academic Boycott of Israel: Why We Need to Take Action