Do academic boycotts work?

The Ukraine war has led to unprecedented curtailment of academic ties, but could breaking off all relations with Russia cause further problems? From Times Higher Education Source: Getty Academia under fire: V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University’s economics department was allegedly hit during shelling by Russian forces. Such action has led to calls from academia worldwide to isolate Russian scholars. The sheer brutality of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has presented a challenge to the interconnected global academic community that it has arguably never faced on such a scale. Ukrainian academics within and outside the country – as…

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