Scholarly and Scientific Boycotts of Israel: Abusing the Academic Enterprise
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Touro Law Review, Vol. 21, p. 989, 2006
"Veritas vos liberabit," chanted the scholastics of yesteryear, "The truth will set you free," echo their latter-day counterparts in the academy. Universities like themselves to be perceived as places of culture in a chaotic world, protectors of reasoned discourse, peaceful havens for learned professors roaming orderly quadrangles and pondering higher thoughts - a community of scholars seeking knowledge in sylvan tranquility. The real world of higher education, of course, is not quite so wonderful.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 88
Keywords: universities, Israel, boycotts
JEL Classification: K1, N4
Date posted: June 21, 2008 ; Last revised: July 6, 2008