Public Activity

Fifth Learning Community Meeting: Belonging, Gender, and Conflict Resolution

Room 502 Beit Maiersdorf, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mon, 08/05/2017 - 12:30 to 16:00

Opening: Prof. Dan Miodownik, Academic Director, the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Prof. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, the Faculty of Law (Institute of Criminology) and the School of Social Work and Public Welfare, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Dr. Sarai Aharoni, Gender Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Ms. Siri Levinas with Ms. Yahaloma Zchut, Women Wage Peace.
Prof. Yifat Bitton, Faculty of Law, College of Management and the Hebrew University

Davis Researchers Seminar

Room 2415, Faculty of Social Sciences
Mon, 24/04/2017 - 12:30 to 14:00


Yvgeny Yanvosky will present his paper: "Precise and War" 
Jonathan Grossman will be the discussant for this presentation.
In my research I try to uncover the unique way in which the ability to precise shapes the modes and conducts of war. I show, that by its constant improvement and development, precision become a critical factor in a political process, and by this way has its influence in a way people run wars. 



Writing workshop: Writing Translation

Room 341, Rabin Building, Mt. Scopus Campus
Tue, 28/03/2017 - 10:00 to 12:30


The Writing Translation, workshop focuses on texts written around and following the third meeting of the Sophie Davis Learning Community on Translation, Gender, and Conflict Resolution. The texts focus on the translation processes in which we are involved, focusing on the ways in which traditions, languages, and individuals’ social locations impact (and are impacted by) translation processes, as well as the translation practices themselves.  


Joint Israeli-Palestinian cinema on sports

Room 32, Media Department, Main Library, Mount Scopus
Tue, 28/03/2017 - 12:30 to 15:45


A cinematic event marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 war.
For additional information please check the attached invitation.


Davis Researchers Seminar

Room 2415, Faculty of Social Sciences
Mon, 27/03/2017 - 12:30 to 14:00

Alexis Lerner will present his paper: " Authoritarian Co-optation of Dissent: Theory and Dataset"


Lecture: Prof. James Anaya

Beit Maiersdorf
Tue, 28/03/2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

Prof. James Anaya
Dean, University of Colorado Law School;
Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
"The Power of Ideas: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples"

Davis Researchers Seminar

The main library, 4th floor
Mon, 20/03/2017 - 12:30 to 16:00

Speaker: Dr. Alma Vardari , Post-Doctoral Fellow
"People’s Power Hits Glass Ceiling? State-building and Contention in Contemporary Kosovo"

Translation, Gender, and Conflict Resolution

Room 2415, Faculty of Social Sciences
Wed, 15/03/2017 - 11:00 to 14:00


Conceptual Opening and Chairing: Dr. Tal Nitsán, The Sophie Davis Forum on 
Gender, Conflict Resolution and Peace, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Adv. Anat Tahon, Itach-Maaki: Women Lawyers for Social Justice
Dr. Limor Meoded Danon, The Martin Buber Society of Fellows, The Hebrew University
Ms. Maytal Strul, Adva Center for Information on Equality and Social Justice in Israel
Adv. Rawia Aburabia, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 


Public Time and Media Temporalities in an Age of Acceleration

Truman Institute, Abba Eban Hall Hebrew U., Mt. Scopus
Tue, 14/03/2017 to Thu, 16/03/2017

A Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation March 14-16, 2017
Organizers: Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt (Hebrew U) & Motti Neiger (Netanya Academic College)

The Arab Peace Initiative at 15 Years

Senate Hall, Mt. Scopus Campus
Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:15 to 18:30

An international conference of The Leonard Davis-Institute and Mitvim - The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies that discussed the dynamics, challenges and opportunities of the Arab peace initiative, which was first introduced in 2002 and has yet to receive an official Israeli response.
Speakers included scholars, practitioners, politicians and diplomats
March 21, 2017, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Click here to view the sessions 

Researchers seminar

Room 2415, Faculty of Social Sciences
Mon, 06/03/2017 - 12:30 to 14:00


Dr. Jaime Levin will present his paper: "The European Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Economic Union: A Genealogical Approach"
Toby Greene  will be the discussant for this presentation.