Towers of Ivory and Steel: How Israeli Universities Deny Palestinian Freedom

Towers of Ivory and Steel: How Israeli Universities Deny Palestinian Freedom

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Author/Contributor(s): Wind, Maya; Kelley, Robin D.G.; Abu El-Haj, Nadia
Publisher: Verso
Date: 02/13/2024
Binding: Paperback
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How Israeli universities collaborate in Israeli state violence against Palestinians

Israeli universities have long enjoyed a reputation as liberal bastions of freedom and democracy. Drawing on extensive research and making Hebrew sources accessible to the international community, Maya Wind shatters this myth and documents how Israeli universities are directly complicit in the violation of Palestinian rights.

As this book shows, Israeli universities serve as pillars of Israel's system of oppression against
Palestinians. Academic disciplines, degree programs, campus infrastructure, and research laboratories all service Israeli occupation and apartheid, while universities violate the rights of Palestinians to education, stifle critical scholarship, and violently repress student dissent. Towers of Ivory and Steel is a powerful expose of Israeli academia’s ongoing and active complicity in Israel’s settler-colonial project.