Israel 2015: The Politics of Fear and Bad Faith

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Event Time: 
12:00 p.m.
Location: 
012 Bendheim Hall

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will hold a lunch seminar, "Israel 2015: The Politics of Fear and Bad Faith," on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. in 012 Bendheim Hall. The session will be led by LISD visiting researcher Uriel Abulof. This seminar is open to faculty and students only. Lunch will be served. To attend, RSVP to Angella Matheney.

Uriel Abulof is an assistant professor of Politics at Tel-Aviv University and currently a visiting researcher at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination. He received his PhD in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and was subsequently a Fulbright Scholar and a lecturer at NYU and Princeton University. Abulof studies political legitimation and violence, focusing on nationalism, democratization, nuclear proliferation, revolutions and ethnic conflicts in the Middle East, Canada, and South Africa. His first book Living on the Edge: The Existential Uncertainty of Zionism (forthcoming from Haifa University Press) received Israel’s 2012 best academic book award (Bahat Prize). He recently completed his second book, The Mortality and Morality of Nations (fothcoming, Cambridge University Press).