Lecture Topics

  • Israeli political analysis: domestic and foreign policy

  • Israeli society, Israeli and Palestinian public opinion 

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Policy, Two-state solution and alternatives, confederation/federal approach, public opinion

  • International comparisons of negotiations & conflict resolution (expertise: Balkans, Cyprus, S. Caucasus)

  • US-Israel relations

  • Region-specific foreign policy 

  • Democracy: Israel, US, Europe

  • Progressive/liberal/left-wing challenges

  • Comparative conflict analysis and lessons (See Mitvim page)

Lectures

 

  • "Divided cities in conflict - Jerusalem, Sarajevo, Nicosia" (Moderator) - IPCRI international conference, Jerusalem (November 2019)

  • "Decentralization for conflict resolution: Can a two-state confederation end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?" Co-presenter with Omar Dajani, CEEISA-International Studies Association conference, Belgrade (June 2019)

  • "Israeli populist politics in comparison to post-communist countries- Eastern Europe/Balkans" - Israel Democracy Institute/Brookings Institute, Jerusalem (May 2019)

  • "Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the lens of democracy" - Jewish Voice for Justice & Democracy in Israel & Palestine, Zurich (May 2019)

  • "Israel in conflict, the fate of Israeli democracy, Israel-Palestinian conflict in comparison" - Series at Congregation Bethel, and Knesseth Israel, Allentown PA (Aril 2019)

  • "Israeli society & elections: Israel's progressive potential" - Boston JCRC - Birnbaum Memorial Lecture (March 2019)

  • "From Negotiation to Implementation" - Coventry University, UK (Sept. 2018)

  • "Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed" - Cyprus - SEED/PRIO (June 2018)

  • J Street Annual conference (2011, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019)

  • "Comparing conflicts to advance peace: What can Israel learn?" Harvard University, Princeton University, American University (invitation of One Voice US - April 2018)

  • "What’s Next in the Middle East? Public Opinion and the Crisis of Leadership in Israel, Palestine and the United States" - Eliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University (April 2018)

  • "Jewish and Democratic?" AIPAC Policy Conference (March 2018)

  • "Two State Solution and Alternatives" - US Institute of Peace (Sept. 2017)

  • Limmud South Africa (Johannesburg, Durban, Capetown, August 2017)

  • George Washington University/Eliot School for International Affairs (Sept. 2017)

  • ISODARCO/Cyprus (July 2017)

  • Herzliya Conference - Foreign Policy, Mitvim Panel (2016)

  • Confederation for Israeli-Palestinian Peace - Ron Pundak Memorial Conference, Tel Aviv University (Apr. 2016)

  • “Surveys and Human Rights: Local Reception of International Norms” (Mexico City, November 2015)

  • Limmud Melbourne (2014)

  • Judge for “Green Business Competition” – Rockefeller Brothers Foundation activity, Albania, 2014.

  • Trialogue – Israel, Germany, US (Washington, DC, Tel Aviv, Berlin, November 2015-2017)

  • Karabakh Contact Group Workshop/Conciliation Resources (Tbilisi, 2014)

  • Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University (April 2013) –presentation on Kosovo

  • First European Workshops in International Studies (June 2013, Estonia)

  • “Peace Operations and State-building” (October 2010) – TAU/Sci-Po; presented paper on Kosovo

  • “Political Marketing and Consultancy Conference,” Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford (February 2011) – presentation on political campaigns in Israel

  • "One-state or two" Tel Aviv University Political Science Department (November 2010)