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 provides 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.
PUBLIC EVENT Co-Sponsored with the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Journalist Aluf Benn, Haaretz
February 21, 2014
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: "Israeli and Palestinian Waterways: History, Politics, and Technology of Water and Environment in the Middle East"
March 11, 2013
PUBLIC EVENT CO-SPONSORED WITH THE INSTITUTE OF EUROPEAN STUDIES: "Tears the Civil Servant Cannot See: Levinas on Ethics, Politics and Zionism," with Professor Michael Morgan
Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Philsophy and Jewish Studies-Indiana University at Bloomington
November 20th, 2013
PUBLIC EVENT Co-Sponsored with Olive Tree Initiative: "Second Track Diplomacy and Prospects for Peace in Israel/Palestine," with Dr. Gershon Baskin, Founder, Co-Chairman, Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information
November 25, 2013
November 14, 2013
PUBLIC EVENT: "Jews and Words," with Professor Fania Oz-Salzberger, University of Haifa
October 9, 2013
ROUNDTABLE: "Deliberative Democracy and the Law and Economic Approach," with Professor Eli Salzberger, University of Haifa School of Law
October 9, 2013
SUMMER ROUNDTABLE: "A Green Bridge over Troubled Waters: The Israeli/Palestinian Intiative for Environmental Dignity in the Kidron/Wadi El Nar Basin," with Chief Architect Liora Meron, Kidron/Wadi El Nar Basin and Master Implementation Plan
August 15, 2013
PUBLIC EVENT: "Writing Identity: A Conversation with Dr. Leon Weiner Dow," with Writer Sayed Kashua
March 14, 2013
Photo Credits: (1) Dmitry Pistrov; (2) AP (Bernat Armangue); (3) Andrew Ratto; (4) Clare Bayley.