Activities for 2015-2017

  • Board meeting: The "AIX group"  
    An independent Palestinian – Israeli think tank focused on analyzing, writing and disseminating position papers on economic issues related to the Israeli – Palestinian conflict.
    October 12th, 2015
  • Opening event for the MA in conflict resolution and mediation
    October 19th, 2015
  • Diplomatic visit: VP of Panama, Isabel Saint Malo  
    an official delegation consisting of the vice president and foreign minister, Isabel Saint Malo, Milton Henriquez – panama's minister of interior and law and government officials. 
    Latin America unit 
    October 25th, 2015
  • Board meeting: The "AIX group" 
    October 26th, 2015
  • History and Diplomacy in the Japan - East Asian Relations
    Presented by: Prof. Hosoya Yuichi of Keio university. In cooperation with: Embassy of Japan, Louis Frieberg center for Asian studies, department of Asian studies.
    Asia unit
    October 26th, 2015
  • Lecture: Minister of Interior and Law from Panama
    as part of his official visit, the minister conducted a lecture to Israeli students about the challenges of democratic countries in Latin America regarding the rights of ethnic minorities.
    Latin America Unit
    October 27th, 2015
  • The forum on Jews and diasporas in Latin America 
    the changing structure of the public sphere: A conversation on Latin America and globalization.
    October 27th, 2015
    With: Prof. Bernardo Sorj
  • Lecture: Asia and Israel, Opportunities and Challenges 
    Ran Cohen talked about his position as the President of Israel-Asia Chamber of Commerce to promote economic relations between Israel and Asian countries including countries with which Israel does not have diplomatic relations.
    Forum of East Asian Economies
    With: Ran Cohen
    October 27th, 2015
  • Wounded IDF veterans visit
    November 2nd, 2015
  • Conference: The Al–Aqsa Riots, The Islamic Movement and Israeli Arabs
    November 3rd, 2015
  • Lecture: Argentinian Public Relations
    Latin America Unit
    November 5th, 2015
  • Conference: Young Latin Americans
    A professional presentation of young M.A and Ph.D. students' research.
    November 9th, 2015
  • Lecture: Israel – China relations: Past, Present and Future
    With: Amos Nadai, Former Israeli ambassador to China
    Asia unit
    November 10th, 2015
  • The Forum on Jews and diasporas in Latin America – Peronism and Ethnicity: Juan Peron and Jewish Argentines.
    With: Prof. Ra'anan Rein – V.P of Tel Aviv university
    November 12th, 2015
  • Lecture: Doing Business between Israel and China: The New Intermarriage 
    A lecture to introduce the “new intermarriage” between Israel and China and the secrets of it.
    Presented by: Peggy Mizrachi, Chair: Ira Lyan
    Asia Unit
    November 24th, 2015
  • Conference: Central Asian Republics – Economic and Geo-Political Perspectives
    Chair: Dr. Ze'ev Levin
    Central Asia Unit
    November 25th, 2015
  • Lecture: The Day After the Elections in Argentina – Analysis of the change in the political sphere in South America
    Presented by: Prof. Oscar Oszlak
    Latin America Unit
    November 26th, 2015
  • Conference: Between Euphrates and Tigris: History, Culture, Literature and Dialect in modern Iraq
    December 1st, 2015
  • Lecture: Not Only Transparent Caregivers: Beauty Pageants Amongst the Filipino Community in Israel
    Presented by: Dr. Deby Babis
    Asia Unit
    December 7th, 2015
  • Lecture: Hatred, Lies and Incitement in the Regional Conflict
    Presented by Prof. Raphi Israeli
    December 7th, 2015
  • Latin American Ambassadors 
    professional discussion between latin American diplomats and establishment of the latin American forum in the truman institute.
    Presented by: Dr. Mauricio Dimant
    December 7th, 2015
  • Lecture: “Co-Existence in Coercion vs. Separation in Coercion” 
    Lessons to both Israelis and Palestinians learned from the bloody feud between the Chinese and Malayans.
    Presented by: Dr. Ran Shauli
    December 8th, 2015
  • Lecture: A Focused Look on the Activity in China 
    A lecture about the difficulties that Western firms encounter in China and ways to overcome them.
    Presented by: Dr. Mepi Frankel
    December 8th, 2015
  • Conference:  New Studies in Iberian and Latin American History, Literature and Culture
    December 9th, 2015
  • Lecture: ISIS in Southeast Asia – The Apocalypse, Just War and Pragmatic Jihad
    Presented by: Prof. Greg Fealy, The Australian National University In cooperation with Freiberg Center and Lev-Zion Center
    December 10th, 2015
  • Conference: Diaspora/Exile, Citizenship and Duty of Memory 
    international conference with the science academy of spain.
    December 13th–14th, 2015
  • Conference: The Relevance of Regions and Area Studies in a Globalized World
    Presented by the European Forum
    Maiersdorf Faculty Club
    December 15th-16th, 2015
  • Conference: Israel in the Middle East
    December 22nd, 2015
  • The Forum on Jews and Diasporas in Latin America
    Transnational Voices: Sephardic and Mizrahi Experience in Mexico.
    With: Prof. Jacobo Sefami, Dr. Myriam Moscona
    December 24th, 2015
  • Conference: BDS – Why do they Boycott Israel?
    A one day conference with participation of researchers, diplomats and Knesset members regarding the phenomenon and the way it has been addressed inside israel
    Presented by: Dr. Ronni Shaked
    Middle East unit
    December 29th, 2015
  • Lecture: Truth and Reconciliation: Reflections on the Work of the Commission in East Timor
    With: Prof. Akihisa Matsuno
    Asia Unit
    December 30th, 2015
  • The Forum of Jews and Diasporas in Latin America
    The Brazilian Jewish Community and the Brazilian Military Dictatorship.
    Presented by: Dr. Michael Gherman
    December 31st, 2015
  • Diplomatic visit: The Consul General of Turkey
    January 3rd, 2016
  • Talking Books – Arab Liberal Thought after 1967: Old Dilemmas, New Perceptions
    Led by: Dr. Ronni Shaked, Dr. Liat Kozma
    Humanities library
    January 6th, 2016
  • Conference: Brazil and Israel – Social and Cultural Challenges – 5th annual conference
    Presented by: Dr. Mauricio Dimant
    Latin America unit
    January 5th-6th, 2016
  • Conference: Greater Syria – Vision and Reality
    January 11th, 2016
  • Lecture: ”Trans-Pacific Partnership & Korea
    In cooperation with: Department of Asia Studies, Jerusalem School of Business Administration, Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies. Presented by: H.E. Lee Gun Tae, Ambassador of Korea to Israel.
    January 12th, 2016
  • Diplomatic Visit: Ambassador of Uruguay to Israel 
    Establishing work relations and academic partnerships between the countries.
    January 14th, 2016
  • Methodological workshop for research students 
    A meeting between teachers and students.
    Dr. Leon RosenbergAsia Unit
    January 24th, 2016
  • Conference: Geopolitical Energy in the Eastern Mediterranean
    February 10th–11th, 2016
  • Conference: Chances for Peace: Missed Opportunities in the Arab-Israeli Conflict
    With: M.K Tzipi Livni
    The Forum oכ Jews and Diaspras
    February 23rd, 2016
  • poras in Latin America the Cuban Revolution: Exile or Diaspora?
    Analysis of the exile of the Cubans in the U.S.A.
    Led by: Dr. Margalit Bejerano
    February 25th, 2016
  • Exhibition opening - Women as Change Factors in Conflict Situations and Peace Processes”  
    To mark the end of the course: “Gender and Conflict Resolution – common learning and discussion between Jewish and Arab students.
    Humanities and Social Studies library
    March 8th, 2016
  • Conference: Africa and Israel - Policy and Leadership
    March 7th–9th, 2016
  • The Forum on Jews and Diasporas in Latin America 
    Rethinking the relationship between anti–Semitism and Aliyah in Latin America - An historical assessment of the Eichmann affair in Argentina.
    Led by: Dr. Sebastian Klor
    Latin America unit
    March 10th, 2016
  • Lecture: Russian Return to the Middle East?   
    Led by: Dr. Ya'acov Livne
    Middle East unit
    March 13th, 2016
  • Lecture: Land, Charity and Romance - Kenyan-German dynamics on the coast of Kenya
    Led by: Dr. Nina Berman
    Africa Unit
    March 15th, 2016
  • JCRC New York Academics Visit
    March 15th, 2016
  • Debate series: Gender, Politics and Ethnicity in Latin America  
    The challenge of gender studies in regional studies: Latin America as a case study. 
    Led by: Prof. Ruth Fine, Prof. Tamar Zilber
    Latin America Unit
    March 16th, 2016
  • Conference: Gaza – Economics of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - The Cost of the Status Quo
    In cooperation with the "Aix Group
    March 16th, 2016
  • The Forum on Jews and Diasporas in Latin America 
    The Japanese Brazilian Community in Search of Identity.
    Presented by: Dr. Victoria Kupchin
    Latin America Unit
    March 17th, 2016
  • Conference: Marking 40 years to the end of the Dictatorship in Argentina
    Latin America Unit
    March 21st, 2016
  • Lecture: Chinese Media and its Relevance to Israel
    Presented by: Alex Pevzner, chair: Ira Lyan
    Forum of East Asian Economies
    March 22nd, 2016
  • Diplomatic visit: Ambassador of Guatemala to Israel
    Discussion on establishing a peace conference based on the Guatemalan experience.
    Latin America Unit
    March 28th, 2016
  • Conference: National Religiosity - Israel in the Middle East  
    Complex relations between religion and nationality in an ever–changing reality.
    Chair: Dr. Ronni Shaked
    Middle East Unit
    March 28th, 2016
  • Lecture: Business Consequences from Chinese 5-Years-Plan
    Presented by: Itay Friedjung, Chair: Ira Lyan
    Forum of East Asian Economies
    March 29th, 2016
  • Conference: Marking 30 years of Israel–Spain Relations  
    Discussion on the meaning and challenges of the relationship between the two countries.
    Latin America unit
    April 4th, 2016
  • Debate Series: Gender, Politics and Ethnicity in Latin America 
    Political history, gender and ethnicity in Latin America: the dictatorship from gender perspective.
    Led by: Dr. Silvina Shama Gesser, Dr. Liat Kozma, Pedro Goldfarb
    Latin America Unit
    April 6th, 2016
  • Youth Peace Initiative (YPI): Ministry of Foreign Affairs workshop
    Ministry of foreign affairs, Jerusalem
    April 11th, 2016
  • Youth Peace Initiative (YPI)
    Group Dynamics Workshop
    Ein Hemed
    April 12th, 2016
  • Conference: Gaza – What’s Next?
    In cooperation with the "Aix GroupHandler Hall
    April 13th, 2016
  • Diplomatic visit: Mayor of Torremolinos
    April 13th, 2016
  • Diplomatic visit: Prime Minister of Singapore
    April 18th, 2016
  • YPI
    May 3rd, 2016
  • Forum on Jews and diasporas: Culture, Diasporas and Exile in south America
    Discussion between professors from Argentina, Uruguay and Israel
    May 5th, 2016
  • YPI
    May 6th, 2016
  • YPI
    May 9th, 2016
  • The forum on Jews and diasporas 
    Latin American Diasporas and Double citizenship – the case of Italian-argentine who vote to the Italian parliament
    May 10th, 2016
  • The forum on Jews and diasporas
    May 12th, 2016
  • YPI
    May 13th, 2016
  • Asia Unit Meeting
    Head: Helena Grinspan
    May 15th, 2016
  • Korean Language speech contest
    May 16th, 2016
  • YPI
    May 16th, 2016
  • Political changes in Latin America: Future perspective and Challenges
    In cooperation with the Elcano royal institute and University of Cambridge
    Head: Mauricio Dimant
    May 17th, 2016
  • Menahem Blondheim Meeting with Students from University of Michigan
    May 17th, 2016
  • Folklore as a bridge between cultures in Israel
    Head: Dr. Hagar Salomon
    In cooperation with the Program for Folklore Research Program
    May 17th, 2016
  • Debate series: Gender, Ethnicity and National Identity in the Latin-American Literature 
    Led by: Dr. Amalia Ran, Liliana Lara-Singer, Florinda P. Goldblum
    Latin America Unit
    May 18th, 2016
  • YPI Program session with Avraham Sela
    The Round Room
    May 19th, 2016
  • Forum on Jews and Diasporas: Israel-Brazil Jewish relations
    May 19th, 2016
  • The city from different points of view in the new-speak
    In cooperation with the Lev-Zion Center
    May 23rd, 2016
  • YPI
    May 23rd, 2016
  • Conference: Mobility, Creativity, and Collectivity: Making Sites in Contemporary Korean Visual Culture
    Organizer: Dr. Jooyeon Rhee
    Asia Unit
    May 24th-26th, 2016
  • Forum on Jews and Diasporas – Jews, political violence and populism in Latin-America
    May 26th, 2016
  • Roundtable Workshop on Japanese Religions
    Head: Nissim Otmazgin
    The Round Room
    May 29th, 2016
  • The Stacey Mandel Palayge and Keith Palayge program in Middle East Peace
    Seminar for Tulane University Students
    May 30th – June 21st, 2016
  • Truman Board Meeting and Report
    May 31st, 2016
  • Nissim Otmazgin Meeting with the President of the University
    June 5th, 2016
  • Africa Unit Meeting
    June 7th, 2016
  • Debate series: Women, Ethnicity and Politics 
    Women's status in conflicts in Latin-America and Israel
    Led by: Prof. Louis Roeniger, Dr. Shari Aharoni, Dr. Mia Kahanov
    Latin America Unit
    June 8th, 2016
  • Israeli-Palestinian economic relations since June 1967: Are there any lessons?
    In cooperation with AIX group
    June 8th, 2016
  • Event for the Renewal  of Relations between Israel and Cuba
    June 16th, 2016\
  • Truman Heads of Units Meeting
    The Round Room
    June 16th, 2016
  • Asia two-day Seminar: Global Cities and Middle Class in East Asia
    Conference Committee: Nissim Otmazgin, Orna Naftali, Jooyeon Rhee
    June 21st-22nd, 2016
  • YPI
    June 26th, 2016
  • Latin America Forum – Israeli policy toward political exiles and refugees
    Held jointly with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    June 22nd, 2016
  • Female Researchers Forum: Online Profile Management
    June 29th, 2016
  • Mauricio Dimant meeting with the Ambassador of Chile
    July 11th, 2016
  • AIX group research meeting with Palestinian counterparts
    Aix group roadmap for research to be published by the end of 2016 and subsequent conference
    The Round Room
    July 20th, 2016
  • Administrative meeting with the Ambassador of El Salvador
    July 25th, 2016
  • Naama Shpeter and Ronni Shaked meeting with Moran Levanoni
    July 27th, 2016
  • Asian Religious Leaders Summit
    Jointly held with Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    September 13th, 2016
  • Efrat Ben-Zeev Meeting with students from the University of Osaka
    January 5th, 2017
  • Conference: Politics, Religion and the Pursuit of Peace: Brazil, Israel and Palestine
    With: Gregorio Duvivier
    Latin America Unit
    January 9-10, 2017
  • Africounters Program Meeting
    January 15th, 2017
  • Music, Society and Politics
    Middle East Unit
    January 16th, 2017
  • Indonesian Delegation Meeting with Truman Personnel and Researchers
    January 17th, 2017
  • Conference: Syrians Coming to Campus
    With: Issam Zeitun and Sirwan Kajo 
    Middle East Unit
    January 17th, 2017
  • Conference: Religion and Peace
    With: Prof. Gunther Thomas  
    January 18th, 2017
  • Batya Sibzner Lecture to Students from China
    January 19th, 2017
  • Lecture by Lolita Boss: interviews with Israeli women on women activism for peace and conflict resolution
    Latin America Unit
    January 22nd, 2017
  • Middle East Student Tutoring Project Meeting
    January 24th, 2017
  • Conference: Hezbollah in the Middle Eastern Triangle
    Middle East Unit
    January 26th, 2017
  • Academic Committee meeting
    January 26th, 2017
  • Brazil International Seminar
    Latin America Unit
    January 26th, 201
  • Lecture: The Situation of the Victims in the Argentine Judicial System
    With: Sandra Arroyo Salgado
    Latin America Unit
    January 29th, 2017
  • Arabic Language and Culture Program Meeting
    With: Meir Hatina
    Middle East Unit
    February 1st, 2017
  • Women Researchers Forum: Tips for an Effective Academic Career
    February 7th, 2017
  • Africounters Program Meeting
    February 12th, 2017
  • Power Transfer in the Republic of Uzbekistan: First 60 days of Shavkat Mirziyoyev Presidency
    With: H.E. Mr. Adilbek Kaipbergenov
    Asia Unit
    February 15th, 2017
  • Lecture by Rafi Israeli: The Blood Libels and their Transfigurations in Modern Islam
    With: Ambassador Yoram Shani
    Middle East Unit
    February 20th, 2017
  • Meeting With Students in Public Healthcare Program at Hadassah Hospital, Presentations by Truman Personnel and Researchers
    February 26th, 2017
  • Meeting for the Centenary of the Balfour Declaration
    March 6th, 2017
  • Women Researchers Forum: Publishing Articles and Books
    March 7th, 2017
  • Lecture: Brazilians in US: Politics and Identity
    With: Prof Maxine Margolis
    Latin America Unit
    March 8th, 2017
  • Conference: Public Image and Media Temporalities in an Age of Acceleration
    In Cooperation With: Netanya Academic College and Israel Science Foundation
    March 14-16, 2017
  • Africounters Program Meeting
    March 16th, 2017