Israel and the Middle East before and after the Gaza War

May 31 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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ONLINE LIVE CLASS: Professor Meir Litvak (Tel Aviv Uiversity) will deliver the lecture on “Israel and the Middle East before and after the Gaza War” on Friday May 31st, 2024 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Meir Litvak (PhD Harvard 1991) is a Professor at the Department of Middle Eastern and African History and Director of the Alliance Center for Iranian Studies at Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Shici Scholars of Nineteenth Century Iraq: The ‘Ulama’ of Najaf and Karbala’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998), co-author of Iran: from a Persian Empire to an Islamic Republic (Tel Aviv: Open University of Israel Press, 2014, Hebrew), and co-author with Esther Webman, From Empathy to Denial: Arab Responses to the Holocaust (New York: Columbia University Press, 2009, Hebrew edition 2015). In addition, he has edited and co-edited eight books, the most recent one Constructing Nationalism in Iran: From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic came out in May 2017. He has also published articles on modern Shi‘i and Iranian history as well as on modern Islamic movements. His most recent book Know Thy Enemy: Attitudes towards Others in modern Shi`i Iranian Thought and Practice was published by Brill in 2021.


May 31
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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