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- Preliminary program (pdf document) now available! (Updated 10/15/14)
- Panel chair volunteers needed for MESA 2014!
- Searchable 2014 meeting program now available!
13 October 2014 (Egypt) - Letter to Minister of Higher Education expressing concern over severe violations of the academic freedom of university faculty and students in Egypt over the course of the past year. pdf | Arabic
7 October 2014 (Gaza) - Letter to sponsors of international conference for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, Foreign Affairs Minister of Norway, Børge Brende, and Foreign Affairs Minister of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, about Israeli indiscriminate bombardment and destruction of Palestinian educational institutions in July and August 2014. pdf
25 August 2014 (Israel) - Letter to Bar-Ilan University President requesting public apology to Hanoch Sheinman for recent statements made by Bar Ilan’s administration that sought to censure, intimidate and humiliate Professor Sheinman. pdf | Hebrew | html
11 August 2014 (US) — Letter to the chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign protesting the revocation of a job offer made to Professor Steven G. Salaita. pdf | html