Online Learning Update

January 31, 2017

Boycotting Academic Conferences to Be Held in the U.S.

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 9:57 am
by Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed
The new target of the academic boycott movement is the United States. More than 3,000 academics from around the world have signed on to a call to boycott international academic conferences held in the United States in solidarity with those affected by Trump’s executive order barring entry by nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries. The ban on entry into the U.S. has left some students and scholars with valid visas stranded outside the country while others are stuck inside it, unable to leave the U.S. for personal or professional reasons for fear they won’t be let back in.
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