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Israel and the Great Powers: The Case of China

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm


Ron Hassner in Conversation with Ehud Eiran
Location: Virtual (Zoom Webinar link shared with registered guests)
Register here: bit.ly/israelchina


Israel Institute Visiting Professor Ehud Eiran (Haifa University) joins Professor Ron Hassner, the Helen Diller Family Chair in Israel Studies, for a conversation exploring Israel’s new alliance with China and what this might mean for geopolitics as we know it. This is the first in a series of talks examining Israel’s relationship with global powers.


Ehud Eiran is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Haifa University. His research
focuses on Conflict and Conflict Resolution, Governance, and Policy in Israel and the Middle
East. He is currently a Visiting Scholar in Political Science at Stanford University and an Israel
Institute Visiting Faculty at UC Berkeley affiliated with the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law
and Israel Studies. This fall, he is teaching a course titled Israel’s Security and Foreign


Ron Hassner is a Chancellor’s Professor of Political Science, the Helen Diller Family Chair in
Israel Studies, and a Faculty Director at the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies.
He teaches international conflict and religion, and he is the recipient of several teaching awards.
Hassner’s research explores the role of ideas, practices and symbols in international security with
particular attention to the relationship between religion and violence.




Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies

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