The University and College Union (UCU) has distributed its initial motions document to branches on 5/4/07, including four policy motions that have a direct impact on the academic boycott issue.
Read UCU Policy Motions Related to the Academic Boycott
Read Amendments sent to Congress regarding Boycott Motions
Send a Letter to your UK Colleagues
Israeli Academics of to the UK to Debate the Boycott
Organized by the IAB and the UK Fair Play Campaign Group (FPCG), a delegation representing Israeli Academia and Faculty Unions will be arriving in the UK next week to meet with UCU members at branches that are pro-boycott or undecided and to support the supporters.
The delegation has two purposes: to explain why the boycott should be opposed, and to show the diversity and caliber of Israeli academia.
The delegation represents Israeli Academia and Faculty Associations and includes:
Dr. Jonathan Rynhold, IAB executive Committee, Bar Ilan University
Prof. Miriam Shlesinger, Bar Ilan University
Prof. Zvi HaCohen, Ben Gurion University; Chairman of the coordinating committee of the Israeli Faculty Association.
Prof. Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan, Union Council member, University of Haifa.
Stand at UCU Congress
IAB together with the Academic Friends of Israel (AFI)
will manage a Stand at the UCU Congress that will represent the diversity
of the Israeli Universities and their wide range of connections with the UK academia and Palestinians.
Read more about the UCU Annual Congress, 2007