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University of Copenhagen to quit investments in Israeli-occupied territories

The University of Copenhagen has listened to the protests and is now withdrawing its investments from companies operating in Israeli-occupied territories.

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Campus

Expert: University of Copenhagen claims that it cannot avoid Israel assets 'just a feeble excuse'

If they wanted to, the University of Copenhagen could easily avoid investing in companies with activities in the West Bank, says a researcher on sustainable investments at the Copenhagen Business School.

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Politics

Camp at the University of Copenhagen. What are the facts?

Why does the university end its cooperation with Russia, but not with Israel? And why does UCPH invest in companies operating in Israeli-occupied territories? The protest camp that emerged on campus on 6 May raises a few questions that we try to answer here.

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Campus

2,000 students want to force the University of Copenhagen to sell off its West Bank investments

»We have to find a way to get in the door,« says Rebecca Knirke of Student Against the Occupation. She will hand over 2,000 new protest signatures to the university’s governing Board.

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Politics

Boost to University of Copenhagen's controversial West Bank investments

New internal documents from the university's management show that controversial investments have skyrocketed. Management maintains that the investments are OK, even though several of the companies are blacklisted by the United Nations.

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Politics

New reform cuts one year off Danish SU student grants

Danish halt to sixth year of student grant will affect students from homes with low incomes and students who switch study programmes, says think tank Rockwool Foundation.

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Politics

»Creating benefit for more people« — here is the University of Copenhagen’s 2030 strategy

After a lot of wrangling and multiple preliminary drafts, the UCPH 2030 strategy has finally landed. Here is a summary of the content.

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Politics

Israeli researcher at the University of Copenhagen: »I can’t answer as to what is good or evil. I only see the shadows«

Liora Sion is the only associate professor in Hebrew on the Middle Eastern Studies programme. She is Israeli, but is doing research on how the enemy is portrayed in Israeli war songs. At work, she teaches activist and pro-Palestinian students. »I have often been asked why I have chosen to do research on Israel when it is akin to walking around with a target on my back.«

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Politics

Jewish student scared of anti-Semitism

Student of Middle Eastern Studies Jonathan Keren-Klaris often stays silent about his Israeli ancestry. But he encourages students to talk to each other, even if they have different backgrounds. Because the public debate isn't sufficient in the ongoing conflict.

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Education

Students with Palestinian roots experience a »deafening silence« at university

Dalia Kababo is on her third semester in political science and is active in the Students Against the Occupation group. She explains here how the war affects her daily life, and she makes a plea to the university, its staff and its students.

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