Events archive

Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Daniel M Hershkowitz (Oxford)
18 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The German philosopher Martin Heidegger's idiosyncratic and deeply philosophical account of the German volk stood at the heart of his political support of National Socialism. This, however... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Michal Shaul, Herzog College
11 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The talk will discuss the shaping of Holocaust memory in the Ultraorthodox (Haredi) society in Israel and the survivors’ role in this process. The reappearance of Ultraorthodox society on... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Prof Aron Shai (Tel Aviv University)
4 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: A close examination of one unique Jewish group that was active at the turn of the century, between the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Great Britain in the Middle East, a... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Ben Kasstan, University of Bristol
27 April 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: Drawing on an ethnographic study into child care and health in Jerusalem, this paper explores the cultural politics of protection that surrounds responses to public health intervention... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Elana Shapira (University of the Applied Arts, Vienna)
9 March 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: Berta Zuckerkandl grew up witnessing her father, publisher of the newspaper Neues Wiener Tagblatt , Moritz Szeps’s stormy career and political engagements. Moritz Szeps was a close advisor... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Yael Berda (Hebrew University)
2 March 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
Abstract : Yael Berda will present the fourth chapter (titled “Effective Inefficiency”) of her book Living Emergency (Stanford University Press 2017), showing how the bureaucracy of the occupation,... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Prof Maja Gildin Zuckerman (Copenhagen Business School)
23 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: Zionist emergence and its early developments have often been told either as a person/organisation-centred narrative or a Herderian cultural-geographically distinct account (see Dubnov 2011... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Jamie Weiner (Oxford)
16 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
Abstract : The Working Definition of Antisemitism was originally presented in modest terms: a common reference point enabling monitoring bodies to collect data in a manner that permitted cross-... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Daniel M Hershkowitz (Oxford)
9 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: The German philosopher Martin Heidegger's idiosyncratic and deeply philosophical account of the German volk stood at the heart of his political support of National Socialism. This, however... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Anna Prashizky (Western Galilee College)
2 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
Abstract This article explores the mutual influences between urban spaces and ethnic relations and hierarchies in the cultural field. It hinges on the two theoretical arguments: that physical place... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Adam Sutcliffe (KCL)
26 January 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: The nineteenth-century emergence of Zionism was intimately connected to the idea that the Jews served a uniquely crucial role in the world. This notion is rooted in theological... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
19 January 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
While the concept of citizenship is often related to legal status within the nation state, the actual expression of the concept is defined by one’s standing within the political community and... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Peter Bergamin (Oxford)
24 November 2020 - 2:15pm
Virtual Seminar
Teams virtual meeting link: URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZGNlMTgwYTgtMzE1Z... Abstract: In this seminar I will present some findings and conclusions from my recent... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Nahshon Perez (Bar-Ilan) and Yuval Jobani (Tel Aviv)
10 November 2020 - 2:15pm
Virtual Seminar
Teams virtual meeting link: URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_N2RiYjgyNjYtYjNmO... Abstract: Sacred sites are often at the center of intense contestation between different... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Hadeel Abu Hussein (Research fellow at the Middle East Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford University
27 October 2020 - 2:15pm
Virtual Seminar
Teams virtual meeting link: URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ODQ2MjY5ODYtMzg0Y... Abstract: This paper addresses the historical stages of the Palestinian Arab citizens in... Read more

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