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sessions, panel discussions & plenary roundtables
scholars and experts

Conference 2021

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Amnon Aran - Head of Department of International, Senior Lecturer at the City, University of London
Yael Aronoff - Professor of Political Science/International Relations at Michigan State University.
Calev Ben-Dor - senior research associate at Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM), as well as a Deputy Editor and frequent contributor to “Fathom”, BICOM’s quarterly journal.
Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Vice President of the AIS (University of Hull, UK)
Joanna Dyduch - chair of the European Association of Israel Studies, Associate Professor of the Jagiellonian University
Chuck Freilich - Professor at Columbia University in the City of New York and Tel Aviv University
Magdalena Góra - Jagiellonian University, Poland
Harel-Shalev - Associate Professor in Ben-Gurion University’s Conflict Management and Resolution Program, and the Department of Politics and Government.
Peter Lintl - associate at the German Institute for International and Security Studies (SWP).
Patrick Müller - Professor for European Studies, Centre for European Integration Research (EIF), University of Vienna, and Vienna School for International Studies
Prof. Sharon Pardo (Ph.D., Ghent University, Faculty of Political and Social Studies) - full professor and a Jean Monnet Chair ad personam in European Studies in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).
Liliana Popescu
Remus Pricopie - Rector of the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
Arik Rudnitzky - researcher at the Arab-Jewish Relations Program of the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI).
Arieh Saposnik - President of The Association of Israel Studies (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
Asaf Shamis - Executive Director of the Association of Israel Studies and a teaching fellow at the University of Haifa.
Colin Shindler - Honorary President and Founding Chair of the EAIS, School of Oriental and African Studies, UK
Dov Waxman - Professor of Political Science and the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Professor of Israel Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Moran Zagai - Policy fellow at the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies (MITVIM).
Karolina Zielińska - research fellow at the Israel Research Programme of the Centre for Eastern Studies in Warsaw, Poland.
Opening Keynote: Ayelet Harel-Shalev
Who protects whom? The Case of Women in Combat in the IDF
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Chairwoman of the EAIS Joanna Dyduch
Letter of introduction of Chairwoman of the EAIS
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Selected abstracts

The New Regional Landscape and the Abraham Accords: An Opportunity for Regional Peace?

Jonathan Ghariani

Holocaust Memory in a Changing World: eva.stories on Instagram

Liat Steir-Livny

Israel as a State of the Jews, Israel as a Jewish State: Reform Judaism in the Political Discourse around the Kotel Compromise

Ofir Abu

The Academic Establishment and the Mizrahim, 1977-1948: From ethnic distance to class distance

Uri Cohen

Arab Political Parties as Legitimate Partners in Israel’s Politics and Government. Historical Achievement in the Political History of Israel

Przemyslaw Turek

“Discrimination of Sephardim and Mizrahim in Israel, a Mirror Image of USa anti-Black Racism and Black Lives Matter or Cultural Clash?”

Yitzchak Kerem

Citizenship in a democratic nation-state: Israeli legal history of the 1990s and early 2000s in comparative perspective

Maham Ayaz

Analysing Australia-Israel Relations: a complex friendship

Suzanne Dorothy Rutland

Israel’s Right-Wing Populists: The European Connection

Sharon Pardo

The Encounter with the Jerusalem: Legislating the Affect of the “Holy Site”

Eva Gurevich

The nation’s army or the army’s nation? Civil-military relations in Israel

Zsolt Csepregi

Powering the Divide: European involvement in renewable electricity projects in East Jerusalem

Elai Rettig and Lior Herman





Europe and Israel has its difficult past, but certainly the bright future...
- Joanna Dyduch, Chairwoman of the EAIS.

European Association of Israel Studies

Organizing committee:

J. Dyduch | D. Gheorghe

J. Guzik | L. Popescu

A. Skorek | M. Pycinska
J. Wojcik

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