One-Day University 2013


Location: UCLA Faculty Center, UCLA Campus
480 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Note: Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m. Please remember to set your clocks ahead one hour!


8:45-9:30 a.m. 

Registration & Light continental breakfast (coffee, juice, breakfast pastries)
9:30 a.m  Welcoming Remarks
9:40 a.m - 10:50 a.m.


  Between Regional Turmoil and Domestic Discord: Which Way Forward for Israel
  Steve Speigel, Professor of Political Science, Center for Middle East Development, UCLA
  Anat Maor, Schusterman Visiting Israeli Professor, UC Irvine; former member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament), 1992-2003
  Ayelet Harel-Shalev, UCLA Nazarian Center Research Fellow; Assistant Professor of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Moderator: Norman Abrams, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law, UCLA

10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:10 a.m.


  The Origins and Development of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
  Arieh Saposnik, Director, UCLA Nazarian Center for Israel Studies and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Israel Studies
  Modern Music in an Ancient Land: A Century of Israeli Music
  Neal Brostoff, Visiting Professor of Music, UCLA Nazarian Center for Israel Studies and Herb Alpert School of Music
  Program includes live musical performances with marimba, flute, piano and voice
12:10 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.


  "The Israeli Elections: Deepening the Divides or Renewing the Social Contract?"

Natasha Mozgovaya, Chief US Correspondent, Ha’Aretz, Israel's Leading Newspaper, 2008-2012

  $36.00 per person ($20 Students).  Buffet lunch will include fish and vegetarian options.  
1:40 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.


  Recent Developments in the Israeli Economy
  Stuart Gabriel, Director, UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, Arden Realty Chair and Professor of Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  Myth and Model of the 'Sabra' (native-born Israeli) in Israeli Visual Culture
  Anat Gilboa, Visiting Professor of Art History, UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies
2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.


  Israel, American Jewry, and American Foreign Policy: Tensions in the ‘Special Relationship’?
  Gil Ribak, Director, Institute on American-Jewish-Israeli Relations and Assistant Professor of Jewish and Israel Studies, American Jewish University
  Warren Bass, Senior Fellow, RAND Corporation; former Senior Policy Adviser to U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice.
  Ted Sasson, Senior Research Scientist, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies and the Steinhardt Social Research Institute, Brandeis University and Professor of International Studies, Middlebury College

Moderator: Arieh Saposnik

4:10 p.m. Closing Remarks


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RSVP notice:  Your course selections are requested in order to help with our planning; however, you will be able to change your selections at the One Day University.


Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2013