Loading Events

« All Events

This event has passed.

4/3 PANEL | Perspectives on the 2019 Israeli Parliamentary Elections

Wednesday, April 3, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Free
Cartoon of several Israeli politicians fighting with each other. Drawn by Yonatan Popper for the Israeli magazine The Liberal.

Image by Yonatan Popper, for the Israeli magazine The Liberal.

The upcoming elections in Israel are drawing worldwide attention. The indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has shaken up the political arena and led to surprising coalitions and the formation of new parties.

What are the stakes of these elections for Israel’s various populations and political constituencies? What effect might they have on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? What role will Trump’s “deal of the century” play in these elections? Join faculty and graduate students from the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies for a pre-election discussion of these issues and more.

Panelists

Dr. Noam Pianko, director of the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies
Marwa Maziad, journalist and Ph.D. candidate at the Near and Middle East interdisciplinary program
Hayim Katsman, Ph.D. student at the Jackson School of International Studies
Moderator: 
Dr. Liora Halperin, Associate Professor of International Studies and History; Jack and Rebecca Benaroya Endowed Chair of Israel Studies
Note: The opinions expressed by faculty, students, and invited speakers at public events reflect the views of the individual speaker only and not those of the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, April 3
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

HUB 214, UW Campus
4001 E Stevens Way NE
Seattle, WA 98195 US
Website:
depts.washington.edu/thehub/event-services/hub-spaces/hub-214/

Organizer

UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies
Phone:
206-543-0138
Email:
jewishst@uw.edu
Website:
jewishstudies.washington.edu

For blog write-ups about our events and more information about annual programs like the Stroum Lectures, visit our Events page.