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ANNOUNCEMENTS

APPLY NOW: The 2022/23 Roslyn and Abner Goldstine Undergraduate Fellowship
The UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic students with an interest in Israel Studies to serve as Roslyn and Abner Goldstine Undergraduate Fellows in 2022-23. Fellowships will begin in Fall 2022 and may continue for up to one full academic year. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 10, 2022. Learn more & apply by visiting: https://ucla.in/GoldstineFellowship


ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: 4th Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies
The UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies invites submissions to its fourth annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies. This year, the virtual conference will take place on Thursday, June 16. The deadline to submit an abstract is Monday, May 16th, 2022. Learn more & submit your abstract by visiting: https://ucla.in/UndergradConf


APPLY NOW: The 2022/23 Harry C. Sigman Graduate Fellowship
The Harry C. Sigman Graduate Fellowship offers $8,000 and is awarded to an outstanding UCLA graduate student with a scholarly interest in the field of Israel Studies. The fellow serves as a research assistant, primarily carrying out research for the Center director, and also assists with the Nazarian Center's bi-annual publication, Currents: Briefs on Contemporary Israel, and with organizing the annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies. The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 15, 2022. Learn more & apply by visiting: https://ucla.in/SigmanFellowship


Call for Papers: 10th EAIS Annual Conference on Israel Studies
The European Association of Israel Studies has issued a Call for Papers for the 10th EAIS Annual Conference on Israel Studies, which will take place on 18-20 September 2022 at the Mansfield College of the University of Oxford. The deadline for paper and panel submission is April 15th, 2022. Learn more by visiting: https://ucla.in/3EAMzyX


Center publishes fourth issue of Currents: Briefs on Contemporary Israel
The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Currents: Briefs on Contemporary Israel, our bi-annual publication. The Fall 2021 issue features an article by cultural anthropologist and social historian Tomer Mazarib -- "Is the Relationship Between the Bedouin and Fellahin Dichotomous? An Anthropological Case Study."


Nazarian Center releases annual newsletter

The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is thrilled to release its latest annual newsletter, which features the center's teaching, research and outreach activities for the campus and the broader community. Click to read


Call for Applications: Visiting Faculty & Visiting Scholar positions (2022/23)

The UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center invites applications for the Visiting Faculty and Visiting Scholar Program. Applications are welcome from scholars working in a wide range of disciplines relating to Israel Studies. The deadline for the Visiting Faculty Program applications is November 1, 2021; Visiting Scholars application deadline is March 1, 2022. For more information and to apply: https://ucla.in/3EAMzyX


Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship (2022/23)

The Y&S Nazarian Center invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year. The fellowship will begin in the Fall of each academic year. The deadline for Postdoctoral Fellow applications is December 3, 2021. For more information and to apply (online only): https://ucla.in/2VsfJPe


Undergraduate Scholars Conference features presenters from seven countries
On June 15, the UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center will hold its Third Annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference in Israel Studies. The Center is excited to virtually connect outstanding scholars from nine time zones, seven countries, and four continents. This year's conference brings together students whose cutting edge research pushes the frontiers of studies in Israeli culture, diplomacy, society, and politics.


Center research initiative to focus on “Democracy in Israel: Past, Present and Future”
Coming in 2021, the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies will launch a series of virtual public lectures and a closed research colloquium exploring "Democracy in Israel: Past, Present, and Future." The first in the series of public lectures will be given Jan. 12 by eminent Israeli political scientist Shlomo Avineri.


Center sponsoring diverse courses in Winter quarter
The classes cover a wide range of topics, including modern Israel, U.S.-Israel relations, and literature, and can count towards a number of different degrees in departments across campus.


Nazarian Center launches newsletter

The Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is excited to launch its inaugural ​annual newsletter, which features the center's teaching, research and outreach activities for the campus and the broader community.