Program on Israel Studies
The Program is a cross-campus initiative supporting academic discourse and scholarship on the study of Israel, through course coordination, programming, and research support. It serves as a center for faculty and student research and discussion, a convener for speakers and conferences, a supporter of new research areas and classes, and an avenue for collaboration with Israeli universities and academics.
Upcoming Student Lectures: Religion, Law, and State in Israel
The Berkeley Institute hosts a new lecture series for students in the 2014-2015 academic year.
Next Lecture in the Series: Multicultural Entrapments: The Jurisdiction of the Palestinian-Arab Religious Communities in Israel
Michael Karayanni, The Bruce W. Wayne Chair in International Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Reception at 5:40PM, Lecture at 6:00PM
See webpage for more information about the series
Student Lectures: Different Angles on the Middle East Conflict
The Berkeley Institute hosted a new lecture series for students in Fall 2014.
The series included four presentations in a number of disciplines on the conflict. See flyer for details.
"From India to Israel: A Multicultural Celebration"
April 10, 2014
The Magnes Museum
Covering Israel: Conversations with Contemporary Journalists
Co-Sponsored with the Graduate School of Journalism
"My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel"
Senior Correspondent, Haaretz
February 14, 2014
Noon, Northgate Library
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"Reporting Israel: the Personal, the Political, and the Press" *
February 21, 2014
Noon, Northgate Library
"Covering Israel: A Reporter's Notebook"
Former Jerusalem Bureau Chief, Washington Post
Noon, North Gate Library
March 7, 2014
* This event is co-sponsored by the Israel Center, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties and the Israeli Consulate.
FILM SCREENING AND TALK CO-SPONSORED WITH BERKELEY HILLEL:"Brave Miss World"
7:30pm, 145 Dwinelle
February 19, 2014
PANEL AND NETWORKING EVENT CO-SPONSORED WITH SEVERAL ENTTIES ACROSS CAMPUS AND IN THE COMMUNITY: "Israeli Start-Ups in the International Arena"
6pm, 105 Boalt Hall
March 6, 2014
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: "Israeli and Palestinian Waterways: History, Politics, and Technology of Water and Environment in the Middle East"
March 11, 2014
Photo Credits: (1) Dmitry Pistrov; (2) AP (Bernat Armangue); (3) Andrew Ratto; (4) Clare Bayley.