Know the Professor: Marcelo Svirsky

  • Supports and promotes BDS.[1]
  • Walked some 300 kilometers from Sydney to Canberra, Australia, in order to raise awareness about the BDS movement and petition the Australian government to support BDS.[2]
  • Signed a letter in “support and appreciation” for a professor who published a pro-BDS article in the LA Times.[3]
  • Falsely accused Israeli journalists of encouraging “Israeli soldiers to rape Palestinian teenage girls.”[4][5]
  • Was one of the featured speakers at the 2017 Sydney BDS conference.[6]
  • Wrote an academic article titled “BDS as a Mediator,” which “discusses the BDS movement by looking into its affective powers.”[7]
  • Co-authored an anti-Israel book that “sets up a new methodology with which to study the settler colonial project in Palestine.”[8] The book asks: “In what ways can we divest from settler arrangements in the present-day?” and “How do we contribute to the decolonisation of Palestine?”[9]
  • Accused everyday Israelis of being “involved in the oppression of Palestinians.”[10]
  • Wrote a number of anti-Israel academic articles and op-eds.[11][12]

[1] http://sydneystaff4bds.org/

[2] https://australiansforbds.wordpress.com/2015/02/28/melissa-parke-breaks-ranks-on-bds/

[3] http://www.boycottisrael.info/content/boycott-stands-dr-neve-gordon-bds-and-against-oppression

[4] https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/blessing-or-colossal-curse-what-it-means-be-israeli-today

[5] https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/fighting-a-shaming-campaign-with-the-truth-520014

[6] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sz7XD9NAlbE

[7] https://www.researchgate.net/publication/283518277_BDS_as_a_mediator

[8]https://www.rowmaninternational.com/book/from_shared_life_to_coresistance_in_historic_palestine/3-156-57f44adf-bd75-46a8-bc32-5056d4dd1b9b

[9] https://www.amazon.co.uk/Co-Resistance-Historic-Palestine-Critical-Perspectives/dp/1783489634

[10] https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/6218678/zionism-triggered-israeli-palestinian-conflict-uow-professor/

[11] https://uow.academia.edu/MarceloSvirsky

[12] https://www.middleeasteye.net/users/marcelo-svirsky

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