Partners for Progressive Israel
Israel-Iran State of Play: What to Expect from the Biden Presidency?
As the presidency of Joe Biden gets underway, what potential shifts in U.S. policy toward Iran might we witness? What responses from Iran and Israel should we expect? How will Israel-Iran tensions play out in Syria? How might Biden’s policy impact regional alliances? On Tuesday, January 26, our panelists Barbara Slavin, Director of the Atlantic Council’s Future of Iran Initiative, Dr. Ehud Eiran, Senior Lecturer of International Relations at Haifa University, shared their insights on these and other questions. This webinar, part of our “Conversations with Israel & Palestine” series, was moderated by moderator J.J. Goldberg, award-winning journalist and Editor Emeritus of the Jewish Daily Forward.
The Liberal Herald 2020 | Day 2 | Stories Histories Memories
Contribute to the discussion at sli.do #herald (https://app.sli.do/event/cerphdyq) Saturday program (time in Central European Time) Panel #4 13:00 - 14:00 CET | Narratives of the past Moderated by Tomáš Štrba Lucie Janotová - Hidden histories of Charter ‘77 Slavka Otčenášová - Our heroes, your enemies: Using historical personalities as identity-formation elements in history textbooks Veronika Budaiová & Jonáš Jánsky - The changing narratives of the Slovak National Uprising: Analysis of presidential speeches and remembrance of nation-building Panel #5 14:15 - 15:15 CET | The politics of memory Moderated by Vivien Slíž Michael Samjetsabam - History and Puyas: The Case of Meitei Community in India’s North-eastern State of Manipur Felix Diaz - Narratives of Forced Displacement at the Gates of Europe Aubrial Harrington - Silent narratives Panel #6 15:30 - 16:30 CET | Philosophy of history Moderated by Marek Dubovský Giovanni Patriarca - History as a Cycle: Social Bonds and Changing Values. Rediscovering Ibn Khaldun Alexandre Leskanich - Retrospective Redundancy: The Anthropocene and the Crisis of Historical Comprehension Dashan Xu - Why is Fiction More Serious than History? Keynote 16:45 - 17:45 CET | Memory as an obstacle to peace in the Caucasus region Phil Gamaghelyan (Joan B. Kroc School of Peace, University of San Diego) Moderated by Dagmar Kusá Roundtable on Politics of Memory 18:00 - 19:30 CET Moderated by Dagmar Kusá and James Griffith Carla Habif (The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/University of Brasil) Emery Kalema (Stellenbosch University) Ehud Eiran (University of Haifa/Standford University) Fahd Humayun (Yale University) Houda Mzioudet (University of Toronto) Robert Sata (Central European University) Closing 19:30 Dagmar Kusá (Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts, Slovakia) James Griffith (Department of Philosophy, Middle East Technical University, Ankara) ---- The Liberal Herald was founded by students and alumni of the Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts and is organized in partnership with the Central European University and Bard College in Berlin. The conference brings together students and experts from several continents and academic fields to present their research on equal footing. The best contributions have the opportunity to be published in a book publication. Follow Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts (BISLA) Web: https://www.bisla.sk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bislask/ https://www.instagram.com/bislacollege/ Follow The Liberal Herald Web: https://tlherald.wordpress.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/liberalherald
UC Berkeley School of Law
Israel and the Great Powers: The Case of China
September 16, 2020 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. Sponsored by Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies
Geopolitical Implications of COVID-19 for the Middle East
A webinar with Hesham Youssef (United States Institute of Peace), Dalia Dassa Kaye (RAND), and Ehud Eiran (Stanford University); Moderated by Kevan Harris (UCLA) and Dov Waxman (UCLA) Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:00 PM (Pacific Time) A panel on the geostrategic, political, security and economic consequences of the pandemic for the region. Program will also be livestreamed via YouTube on this page. Ambassador Hesham Youssef was a career diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt. From 2014-2019, he served as Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian, Cultural and Social Affairs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and completed his term in July 2019. From 2001-2014, he served as a senior official in the Arab League, as Official Spokesman and later the Chief of Staff to Secretary General Amr Moussa from 2003- 2011. From 2012-2014, Mr. Youssef was a Senior Advisor to the Secretary General of the Arab League, Dr. Nabil Elaraby, on issues pertaining to crisis management as well as the reform of the Arab League. Amb. Youssef has worked extensively on conflict resolution in the Middle East and in particular the Arab Israeli conflict, reconciliation in Iraq and the situation in Sudan. He has written several papers on reform in the Arab world and focused in the last five years on fragility and the humanitarian situation in the Islamic world, in particular in Somalia, the Palestinian Territories, Chad, Niger and Myanmar. Amb. Youssef graduated with a bachelor’s degree in physics from the Faculty of Science, Cairo University, in 1980. From 1980-83, he taught at Cairo University, the American University in Cairo, and Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. He holds master’s degrees from St. John’s College (New Mexico) and the American University in Cairo. Dalia Dassa Kaye is director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy and a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. Before joining RAND, Kaye lived in The Netherlands where she served as a Council on Foreign Relations international affairs fellow at the Dutch Foreign Ministry and taught at the University of Amsterdam. In 2011-2012 she was a visiting professor and fellow at UCLA’s International Institute and Burkle Center. From 1998-2003 Kaye was an assistant professor of political science and international affairs at The George Washington University. She is the recipient of many awards and fellowships, including a Brookings Institution research fellowship and The John W. Gardner Fellowship for Public Service. Kaye publishes widely on Middle East regional security issues, including in outlets like Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, U.S. News, The National Interest, Survival, and the Washington Quarterly. She has appeared in many media outlets, including BBC, CNN, MSNBC and NPR. She is author of Talking to the Enemy: Track Two Diplomacy in the Middle East and South Asia (RAND), Beyond the Handshake: Multilateral Cooperation in the Arab-Israeli Peace Process (Columbia University Press) and has co-authored a number of RAND monographs on a range of regional security issues. Kaye received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. Ehud Eiran is assistant professor of International Relations at the School of Political Science, University of Haifa. He is also a visiting researcher at Stanford University’s Political Science Department. Eiran holds degrees in Law and Political Science from Tel Aviv, Cambridge, and Brandeis Universities. He held research appointments at Harvard Law School, Harvard’s Kennedy School, and Brandeis University and was a lecturer at the Department of Political Science at MIT. Prior to his academic career Eiran held a number of positions in the Israeli civil service including Assistant to the Prime Minister’s Foreign Policy Advisor. Eiran has published numerous analytical essays and papers in popular and scholarly outlets including The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, and Newsweek. Kevan Harris is Assistant Professor of Sociology at UCLA. He teaches courses on international development and the Middle East. He is the author of the book, A Social Revolution: Politics and the Welfare State in Iran (University of California Press). Dov Waxman is a Professor and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Israel Studies at UCLA, and director of the UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies. An award-winning teacher, he joined the UCLA faculty in January 2020 from Northeastern University, where he was professor of political science, international affairs, and Israel studies, and the Stotsky Professor of Jewish Historical and Cultural Studies at Northeastern University. He also co-directed the university’s Middle East Center
American Society of the University of Haifa
Israel Goes to the Polls: A Post-Election Briefing with Dr. Ehud Eiran
A post-Israeli election briefing via video conference on what the results mean for Israel, the impact they will have both locally and globally, and the path forward, with Dr. Ehud Eiran. DR. EHUD EIRAN is an Associate Professor of International Relations in the School of Political Science at the University of Haifa, and a visiting scholar at Stanford University in the Department of Political Science. Dr. Eiran holds degrees in Law and Political Science from Tel Aviv University, Cambridge University, and Brandeis University. He held research appointments at Harvard Law School, Harvard's Kennedy School, and Brandeis University and was a lecturer in the Department of Political Science at MIT. Prior to his academic career Dr. Eiran held a number of positions in the Israeli civil service including clerking for two Attorney Generals, and as Assistant to the Prime Minister's Foreign Policy Advisor. Dr. Eiran has published numerous analytical pieces in popular and scholarly outlets including the New York Times.com, Foreign Affairs.com, and Newsweek, and has been a guest on Charlie Rose and NPR's On-Point.
Benny Gantz rejects Netanyahu's proposal to form unity government
Benny Gantz has rejected Benjamin Netanyahu's call to join him and form a unity government, saying he alone should be Israel's next prime minister. Gantz's party holds a two-seat advantage after most of Tuesday's election votes have been counted. Dr. Ehud Eiran, a senior lecturer at the School of Political Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel, joined CBSN to discuss what happens next. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews Watch CBSN live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7 Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/ Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: http://facebook.com/cbsnews Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: http://twitter.com/cbsnews Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8 Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream CBSN and local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites like Star Trek Discovery anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! http://bit.ly/1OQA29B --- CBSN is the first digital streaming news network that will allow Internet-connected consumers to watch live, anchored news coverage on their connected TV and other devices. At launch, the network is available 24/7 and makes all of the resources of CBS News available directly on digital platforms with live, anchored coverage 15 hours each weekday. CBSN. Always On.