ISRAEL 2020: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Course Description

ISRAEL 2020 – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES – Course will be instructed by Prof. Uzi Rabi from Tel Aviv University. The course covers the following topics: Israel and the Arab World: A Changing Equation; Iran and Israel: The Conflict and its Origins; Social Media and Youth in the Middle East: A Glimpse of Hope; Pandemics & Antisemitism: Corona Days in the Middle East; Facing the 21st Century’s Challenges: State and Society in Israel. Class taught in English.

תיאור הקורס

ישראל 2020 – אתגרים והזדמנויות – קורס מיוחד עם פרופ’ עוזי רבי מאוניברסיטת תל-אביב. הקורס יכסה את הנושאים: ישראל והעולם הערבי, אירן וישראל, שימוש במדיה חברתית במזרח התיכון, מגיפות ואנטישמיות, האתגרים של ישראל במאה ה-21. הקורס יועבר באנגלית

Schedule
June 1st
7:30pm PDT
June 8th
7:30pm EDT
June 15th
7:30pm EDT
June 22nd
7:30pm PDT
June 29th
7:30pm EDT

About the teacher

Prof. Uzi Rabi

Prof. Uzi Rabi

Tel-Aviv, IL

Professor Uzi Rabi is the Director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, and a senior researcher at the Center for Iranian Studies, both at Tel Aviv University. Formerly, he was the Head of the Department of Middle Eastern and African History at Tel Aviv University.
His research focuses on the modern history and evolution of states and societies in the Middle East, Iranian-Arab relations, oil and politics in the Middle East, and Sunni-Shi’i dynamics.