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17.07.2012

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EAIS CONFERENCE 2012

Israel and Europe: Mapping the Past, Shaping the Future
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich | 10 September - 12 September 2012

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Members' News

New Publications by Members:

Routledge Handbook of Modern Israel

Edited by Alain Dieckhoff | Routledge, 2012

This book provides a comprehensive profile of contemporary Israel. It is a unique in-depth survey of that country’s politics, international relations, society, economy, role in the Middle East and culture.
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Israel and Hizbollah: An asymmetric conflict in historical and comparative perspective
Edited by Clive Jones and Sergio Catignani | Routledge, 2012 (Paperback)

Since the end of the Cold War, academic debate over the nature of war in the contemporary world has focused upon the asymmetric nature of conflict among a raft of failed or failing states, often held together by only a fragile notion of a shared communal destiny. Little scholarly attention has been paid, however, to one such conflict that predates the ending of the Cold War, yet still appears as intractable as ever: Israel’s hostile relationship with Lebanon and in particular, its standoff with the Lebanese Shi’a militia group, Hizbollah. As events surrounding the ‘Second Lebanon War’ in the summer of 2006 demonstrate, the clear potential for further cross border violence as well as the potential for a wider regional conflagration that embraces Damascus and Tehran remains as acute as ever.
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The Bride and the Dowry: Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians in the Aftermath of the June 1967 War
Avi Raz | Yale University Press, 2012

Israel’s victory in the June 1967 Six Day War provided a unique opportunity for resolving the decades-old Arab-Zionist conflict. Having seized the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula, and the Golan Heights, Israel for the first time in its history had something concrete to offer its Arab neighbors: it could trade land for peace. Yet the political deadlock persisted after the guns fell silent. This book asks why.
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MEMBERSHIP

Our aim is to serve as a functioning member-driven association. The benefits of being part of such a network were self-evident at the EAIS Launch Conference and, as the EAIS develops, these benefits will multiply.
 
Our current goal is to establish an interactive website which will enable members to be in regular contact with each other in order to facilitate the exchange of newly published papers, a network for postgraduate students, the exchange of teaching materials and general information for those in our field. It will also be a database of expertise, information about visiting lecturers, forthcoming conferences and new books.
 
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PUBLICATIONS
 

Journal of Modern Jewish Studies - Essay Prize 2013

Journal of Modern Jewish Studies has inaugurated an annual essay prize for scholars in the early stages of their career. Papers are invited on topics in Jewish history, social studies, religion, thought, literature and the arts from the 16th century  to the present day.

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CFP: Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, 2012 Volume

The editorial board of Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, a peer-reviewed electronic journal, invites submissions for its 2012 volume. SCJR publishes scholarship on the history, theology, and contemporary realities of Jewish-Christian relations and reviews new materials in the field, providing a vehicle for exchange of information, cooperation, and mutual enrichment in the field of Christian-Jewish studies and relations.

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CFP: ‘Jewish Cultural Production and Magical Realism’, themed issue of Symbolism

This call for papers invites contributions to a themed issue of Symbolism: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics that will introduce a “Special Focus” on Jewish cultural production and magical realism.

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Middle Eastern Studies, Issue 3 (2012)

  • Chelsi Mueller, The Educational Philosophy and Curriculum of the Palestinian Nationalist Movement: From Arab Palestine to Arab-Islamic Palestine
  • Randy Geller, The Recruitment and Conscription of the Circassian Community into the Israel Defence Forces, 1948–58
  • Clive Jones, Good Friends in Low Places? The British Secret Intelligence Service and the Jewish Agency 1939–45
  • Banu Eligur, Crisis in Turkish–Israeli Relations (December 2008–June 2011): From Partnership to Enmity
  • Simon A. Waldman, The Palestinian In/Outsiders: Media and Conflict in Israel

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EVENTS, CONFERENCES AND CALLS FOR PAPERS

 

German-Speaking Summer Program

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | 5 August - 13 September, 2012
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19th International Congress of Contemporary Research on the Middle East

Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany | 4 – 6 October, 2012

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Mediating Peace: Reconciliation through Art, Music & Film - 4th International Conference on Peace and Reconciliation (ICPR)

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem | 6 - 9 November, 2012

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CFP: Judeo-Moroccan Memory: An Intellectual, Cultural and Political Heritage

Al Akhawayn University, Morocco | 2-3 December, 2012

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, in collaboration with Mimouna Club-Ifrane, is pleased to invite submissions for an interdisciplinary conference on the theme “Judeo-Moroccan Memory: An Intellectual, Cultural and Political Heritage.”

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Ultra-Orthodoxy: Between Modernity and Post-Modernity

Van Leer Jerusalem Institute | 31 December, 2012 – 1 January, 2013

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CFP: 'Ka-Tzetnik: The Impact of the First Holocaust Novelist in Israel and Beyond'

University of Calgary, Canada | March 2013

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Homonationalism and Pinkwashing

City University of New York | 10 & 11 April, 2013

Keynotes by Jasbir Puar, Judith Butler, Rabih Almmedine, and Haneen MaiKey

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BAJS Annual Conference 2013: ‘Memory, Identity, and Boundaries of Jewishness’

University of Kent, Canterbury | 7-9 July, 2013

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JOBS

Visiting Professorship/Fellowship in Israel Studies, Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European Jewish Studies / University of Potsdam

The Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European Jewish Studies at Potsdam University invites applications to fill a Visiting Professorship / Fellowship for two semesters during the 2012-2103 academic year (September 2012 to August 2013).
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AWARDS

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS) Scholarships for MSt in Jewish Studies 2012-13, University of Oxford
Current and prospective graduates are welcome to apply for the 2012-13 academic year commencing in October. This one-year Master’s degree provides a broad multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Jewish history and culture from antiquity to modern times. Taught courses are combined with the intensive study of Biblical or Modern Hebrew or Yiddish. Students also write a dissertation on a subject of their choice.
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Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging
The Marie Curie Initial Training Network CoHaB - Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging unites world-leading experts in this field in the conviction that interdisciplinary training as well as international and intersectoral co-operation is key to any productive study of diasporas. Consequently, CoHaB is committed to training a new generation of scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds, but with similar interests in the field of diaspora studies by enabling them to join forces and develop their research projects on a shared platform. To this end, CoHaB offers 12 Early Stage - or doctoral - and 3 Experienced - or postdoctoral - research fellowships on various aspects of diaspora in relation to home and belonging.
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