October 30, 2009

Norway University might boycott Israel

October 30, 2009

Haaretz daily reported on Friday that Norway's University of Trondheim may become the first university in the West to adopt an academic boycott of Israel, if a majority of its board votes in favor of the move at a meeting next month.

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Three days prior to the November 12 vote by the board of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), the institution will host a lecture on Israel's alleged use of anti-Semitism as a political tool.

The lecture, by Prof. Moshe Zuckermann of Tel Aviv University, is part of a controversial six-session seminar on Israel that is comprised entirely of Norwegians and Israelis known for highly critical attitudes toward Israel. Prof. Morten Levin, an NTNU lecturer and member of the seminar's organizing committee, set up the series of lectures - which also featured Ilan Pappe and Stephen Walt - with Ann Rudinow Saetnan and Rune Skarstein. All have signed a call for an academic boycott of Israel.

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11 comments:

  1. A humanitarian voice in the world.
    Way to go Trondheim University, Norway!

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  2. Turn this into an avalanche

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  3. Whow if only England and the States had balls like Norway, then maybe the Palestinians can get there land and water back, I say Bomb Israel with pork chops and bacon.

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  4. Norwegians have the smartest students in the world, according to the annual tests measuring 110 countries. Their kids can't graduate without knowing three or four languages (forget which). The US is about 39th, lately. Obviously, these university students know how to think.

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  5. You're great, Trondheim U.

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  6. Once it starts it will never stop. The time has come to take the zionazi's to task.

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  7. ah racism. such a lovely thing.

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  8. I am all for a Boycott of everything Israel.
    Foreign Arms Supplies To Israel/Gaza http://wp.me/p4271-1wZ
    Think we could get a boycott on arms to Israel.

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