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Economy and Society: November 29, 2011

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Prof. Galia Golan, a member of the committee to examine the Department of Politics and Government at the Ben-Gurion University, says that the report was biased by political considerations. The committee criticized the curriculum of the courses, the quality of the research, and the way that lecturers express their political views in the class.

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November 29th, 2011 at 10:59 pm

Economy and Society: November 29, 2011

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Council for Higher Education adopted a report by an international committee which recommended to consider closing the Department of Politics and Government of the Ben-Gurion University in Beer-Sheba, if there will be no changes to the content of academic research and the staff until the coming April.

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November 29th, 2011 at 10:40 pm

Education: November 23, 2011

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An international committee set-up by the Israeli Council for Higher Education has recommended that the Department of Politics and Government at Ben Gurion University be shut down due to the leftist political bias of its lecturers, which according to the committee causes an impediment to teaching and research.