Bronfman Debates on the Future of Israel @ the Munk School

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Past Events |

During the first four months of 2016, the Bronfman Chair of Israeli Studies will host a series of debates on the future of Israel at the Munk School of Global Affairs. These debates will cover some of the most important topics in Israeli politics today and should not be missed by those interested in the region. The four debates are: Beyond the Two-State Solution? featuring Yossi Beilin, Peter Beinart, Mira Sucharov with Emanuel Adler...

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The U.S. and Israel in a Rapidly Changing Middle East

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Past Events |

Dr. Migdal is the Robert F. Philip Professor of International Studies at the University of Washington’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. Dr. Migdal was formerly an associate professor of Government at Harvard University and senior lecturer at Tel-Aviv University. Among his books are Peasants, Politics, and Revolution; Palestinian Society and Politics; Strong Societies and Weak States; State in Society; Through the Lens of...

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Joel Migdal Visits UofT

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Past Events |

From October 20-30 2014, the University of Toronto and Department of Political Science welcomed Joel S. Migdal to teach a two week intensive course on ‘Israel in the Global Context’. Registration for this class closed on September 21, 2014 and was only available to current students at the University of Toronto. This course examined in depth four dimensions of Israeli society and politics in a comparative and international context....

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The Agenda with Steve Paikin: The Path to Peace

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Past Events |

The Israeli-Palestinian peace process was meant to come to an end in April but the parties are nowhere close to reaching an agreement. The Agenda examines the obstacles blocking the path to peace in the Middle East with guests Diana Buttu and Emanuel Adler. This interview is from April 8,...

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Is Jewish Critique Possible?

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Past Events |

Eva Illouz is the author of 8 books, two of which have received competitive awards from the American Sociological Association, and have been translated in 15 languages. In 2004, she was invited to deliver the Adorno Lectures in Germany, and the outstanding Research Award by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She was a visiting professor at PrincetonUniversity and the EHESS, and a fellow at the Wissenshafkolleg in 2008-9.   In 2009, Professor...

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Israeli Society 2013: Striving for Cohesion in the Midst of Chaos

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Past Events |

Professor Manuel Trajtenberg serves since 2009 as Chairman of the Budgeting and Planning Committee of the Council for Higher Education in Israel, after being the (first) Head of the National Economic Council at the Prime Minister Office, and chief economic advisor to the Prime Minister during 2006-2009.  Trajtenberg has been a Professor of Economics at Tel Aviv University since 1984. He obtained his Ph.D. at Harvard University, held visiting...

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