2nd Annual Conference on Israel Studies - Israel between International Relations and Domestic Policies
SOAS, University of London | 15-16 September 2013
The 2nd Annual EAIS conference will begin with a reception on Sunday evening 15 September at the Institute of Child Health, followed by a one day conference at SOAS, University of London, throughout Monday 16 September.
The Keynote speaker for the Sunday evening reception will be journalist and writer Sayed Kashua, speaking about ‘The Arabs in Israel: The Unheard Cry for Citizenship’.
On Monday 16th September the Registration Desk will open at 8:45am (Ground Floor Entrance, SOAS). The first Session will start at 9.15am and the last Session starts 4.15pm.
All the speakers have now been selected, the session topics are wide-reaching and varied and include:
• Israel and the Making of US-Israel Special Relations (David Tal, University of Calgary)
• Between Impotence and Messianism: The Palestinian ruin in the left-wing Israeli Cinema (Danielle Schwartz, Hebrew University)
• Public trust in the Bank of Israel: long-term assessment and policy implications (Philipp Malakhov, Moscow State University)
• Can an Israeli filmmaker reconstruct the historical Jewish gaze? On Arnon Goldfinger's The Apartment (2011) (Yael Munk, Open University, Israel)
• Not only Wham! Bang! Pew! Cautious attempts in Arab-Israeli conflict-comics to contribute to peace building (Catherine C. Michel, Berlin University)
• African Asylum Seekers in Israel: Language and Advancement (Nadja Rumjanceva, Bonn University)
The Closing Lecture is by Ambassador Itamar Rabinovitch on 'Israel and the Syrian Civil War' and will start at 6.15pm.
The draft Conference Programme can be located on our website.
Registration is now open!
To book please visit our website: www.soas.ac.uk/eais
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