Outreach & Pedagogy Events

Academic Repression in Israel

Date: Thursday, 6 June 2024

Time: 19:00-20:30 UK time

Location: Online via Zoom

Free to attend and open to all, but registration is essential. 

Academic Repression in Israel

About the Event

As Israel’s criminal war in Gaza continues, with death, destruction, and starvation reaching disastrous dimensions, Palestinian and critical Jewish faculty and students in Israeli academia are facing unprecedented repression - including suspensions, dismissals and even arrest. Join colleagues from the grassroots organization Academia for Equality for a conversation on the situation in Israeli universities and colleges and the state of the struggle for academic freedom.


  • Anat Matar (Philosopher and author, The Poverty of Ethics)
  • Sawsan Zaher (Human rights lawyer and legal adviser, Emergency Coalition in Arab Society)
  • Avi-ram Tzoreff (Historian, Academia for Equality's Solidarity Team)
  • Khaled Furani (Anthropologist and co-editor, Inside the Leviathan: Palestinian Experiences in Israeli Universities)


  • Nadia Abu El-Haj (Anthropologist and co-director, Center for Palestine Studies, Columbia University)

Event organised by Academia for Equality. Co-Sponsors: BRISMES; Committee on Academic Freedom, MESA; Center for Palestine Studies, Columbia University.Logos 6june24 banner

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