16 February 2015 Gólyavár, Pázmány Péter terem
16.00 Zsofia Kata Vincze
“Jewish and Democratic? Introduction to academic studies of Israel”
16.30 Prof. Meir Litvak “Islamist Movements and the Arab-Israeli conflict”
Meir Litvak (Ph.D, Harvard 1991). Associate Professor at the Department of Middle Eastern History, Director of the Alliance Center for Iranian Studies and Senior Research Fellow at the Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Tel Aviv University, Coordinator of the Parviz and Pouran Nazarian Chair for Modern Iranian Studies.
Meir Litvak currently serves as an associate professor in the Department of Middle Eastern History and as the director of the Alliance Center for Iranian Studies at Tel Aviv University. Dr. Litvak has written numerous articles and books on modern Shi‘a and Iranian history, as well as on modern Islamic movements. He is the author of Shi'a Scholars of Nineteenth Century Iraq: The ‘Ulama’ of Najaf and Karbala’ (Cambridge University Press, 1998); and co-author of From Empathy to Denial: Arab Responses to the Holocaust (Columbia University Press, 2009) and of the forthcoming book Iran: from a Persian Empire to an Islamic Republic (Open University of Israel Press). In addition, he is the co-editor of Religious Fanaticism (Zalman Shazar Center, 2007);Palestinian Collective Memory and National Identity (Palgrave-McMillan); and The Sunna and Shi‘a in History Division and Ecumenism in Islam (Palgrave-McMillan, 2011). Dr. Litvak received his doctorate from Harvard University in 1991.
forrás: www.hebraisztika.hu, www.izraelikultura.hu