Friday, January 15, 2016

Ireland: Trinity College Dublin instructs academics to report contact with Israel

They're of course phrasing it in an unbiased way.  They want to know about contact with any institution in Israel and Palestine.  But only one of those is being boycotted at the moment by academics around the world, and it's not Palestine.

Letter to the editor @ Irish Examiner:
After a meeting of Trinity College Dublin’s Heads of Schools on December 9, a request was sent to college departments seeking “your help on the best way to collect data on existing formal and informal arrangements that your school and colleges may have with universities, research institutions, NGOs and government bodies in Israel and Palestine.

These relationships may include research, publication, consultancy, external examiners and so on”.

This was followed on January 4, by a request that academics provide their department heads with information on contact with fellow academics in Israel and Palestine.

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