A recent exchange highlights the complicated nature of ownership when it comes to the Harry Potter universe.
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JK Rowling has come under fire for signing an open letter opposing a cultural boycott of Israel. The form of the complaints, and Rowling's response, tell us much about the author-fan relationship.
BDS protesters on the West Bank in May 2015.
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Israel's prime minister is using boycott fears to distract attention from his government's increasingly right-wing agenda.
What are the limits to academic freedom?
Recent cases of tweets by a Boston University professor about racism and others have raised questions about what might be the limits to academic freedom.
‘Now I’m gladhanding you in droves’.
A startling election victory has delivered the Likud leader with a range of options and left the opposition in disarray.
Israel needs change – but will it get any?
Campaign has been fought largely on security issues when the most pressing needs are socio-economic.
The crucial ballot will take place against a rapidly moving international situation.