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2020-21 Israel Studies Research Seminars

The Nazarian Center's research seminars bring together UCLA faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to discuss research-in-progress related to modern Israel and build an interdisciplinary research community engaged in Israel Studies. The seminars meet twice per quarter via Zoom.

Fall 2020

October 21, 2020 (12:30-1:30 p.m. PT)
Daniel Stein Kokin – "All the Points": Mapping Settlement in Israel/Palestine Online (1840-Present)"
November 18, 2020 (12:30-1:30 p.m. PT)
Ethan Pack – "From Literary Testimony to Visionary Prophecy: Hebrew Literature’s Representation of 1948 and the Palestinian Nakba"

Winter 2021

January 27, 2021 (12:30-1:30 p.m. PT)
Liron Lavi – "Patterns of Representation and Support for Democracy in the 2019-20 Israeli Elections"
February 24, 2021 (12:30-1:30 p.m. PT)
Menachem Hofnung – "Legal Framing and Judicial Policymaking: Israel’s Migration Policy toward Self-Claiming Palestinian Informers"

Spring 2021

April 21, 2021 (12:30-1:30 p.m. PT)
Max Daniel – "Danger, Jewish Racialism!": American Jews and Israel's 'Social Gap' "
May 19, 2021 (12:30-1:30 p.m. PT)
Molly T. Oringer – "Whither the Blue Line? Israel, Collective Memory, and The Jews of Lebanon"

For questions on the research seminars, email Liron Lavi: laviliron@ucla.edu