Press conference for the launching of the Italian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel

ICACBI: Italian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel

Press Release 2010/04/08/01

Friday, May 7th, 2010 ICACBI organized a press conference in Turin for the launching of the Italian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel.

Alfredo Tradardi described the objectives and the reasons of the campaign. Gianni Vattimo and Diana Carminati described other details of the campaign.

Enrico Contenti underlined the support of Antonino Salerno, secretary of SIAM, Italian Union of Musicians.

Among the participants, Franca Balsamo and Amedeo Cottino former Turin University, Ugo Barbero, Marilla Boffito, Claudio Lombardi and Grazia Raffaelli.

To the journalists and other participants the following set of documents:

1. ICACBI Italian Call for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel and PACBI Call

2. Free Palestine! Boycott Israel! Palestinian BDS Call, July 9th 2005

3. PABCI 01 10 09 Guidelines for academic boycott

4. PACBI 20 09 09 Guidelines for cultural boycott

5. List of signatures at May 7th, 2010

6. ISM-Italy description and a list of books on Palestinian issue

7. List of international initiatives 2009 – 2010.

8. BRICUP Newsletter n. 28 – May 2010 70 BRICUP Newsletter

All the documents on website http://sites.google.com/site/icacbi/05-news

Amonf the signatures: Wasim Dahmash Cagliari University, Angelo Baracca Florence University, Gilda Della Ragione and Paola Manduca Genoa University, Francesca Biancani London School of Economics, Nella Ginatempo Messina University, Milli Martinelli former Milan University, Paolo Valerio e Vito Coppola Napoli Federico II University, Iain Chambers and Tiziana Terranova Napoli l’Orientale University, Vincenzo Tradardi former Parma University, Maria d’Erme and Pina Rosas Piras Rome University, Alessandra Algostino Turin University, Diana Carminati, Amedeo Cottino, Franca Balsamo and Gianni Vattimo (Europarliament) former Turin University, Giorgio Faraggiana Turin Politecnico, Federico Della Valle Trieste University, Domenico Losurdo Urbino University, Eros Baldissera Venice University, Enrica Calmieri CNAM-MIUR and researchers Vincenzo Brandi (ENEA), Raffaele Capoano, Monica Lanzillotta and Riccardo Zanini.

Politicians: Vincenzo Chieppa, Piedmont secretary of PdCI and Franco Turigliatto, Critical Left.

Vittorio Arrigoni, again in Gaza with ISM.

Piero Gilardi, visual artist, Simone Capula, theater director, Federico Castelli, artist (Paris), Fausto Giudice, writer, Jörg Grünert, sculptor, Cam Lecce, actress, Myriam Marino, writer, Karim Metref, writer, Agnese Molinario, theater director, Beppe Rosso, theater director, Antonino Salerno, musician and secretary SIAM, Diego Siracusa, writer, Giulio Stocchi, poet.

Shortly:

University’s professors or researchers 29, University’s Students 35, Associations 1, Politicians 2, Journalists 6,

Artists Intellectuals Culture Operators 27, Activists 178.

Total at May 8th 2010, 278 signatures.

The complete list of signatures at:

http://sites.google.com/site/icacbi/05-elenchi-adesioni.

ICACBI

Italian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel

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