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Δευτέρα, 22 Ιουνίου 2009

Dr. Anat Lapidot-Firilla


Mετάφραση στα Ελληνικά της Ανάρτησης Dr.Anat Lapidot-Firilla

image_firilla Dr. Anat Lapidot-Firilla is researcher and academic director of the "Women accessibility to equal citizenship in the Middle East" project at the Center for Strategic and Policy Studies, School of Public Policy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is research fellow at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace and teaches at the Contemporary Middle Eastern Studies Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Lapidot-Firilla received her BA in Jewish History and the History of the Middle East from Tel Aviv University, and holds a PhD from the Department of Politics, the University of Durham, U.K. She has been granted numerous scholarships and awards, among which are grants from the Wingate Scholarship, the Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation, U.K, HIRIJW Research Grant, awarded by Brandeis University US and the YTS at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace (2003- 2006). In 2002 she was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Jewish Studies, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.
At the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute she is academic director of the Israelis, Palestinians and Mediterranean Cooperation unit.
Her research focuses on various aspects of religion, politics, gender and identity conflicts and on informal diplomacy, with an emphasis on Turkey. Her book on Turkish history since 1945 will be published shortly in the Middle East Series of the Open University Publishing House. Currently she is working on her book on American Informal Diplomacy in Anatolia after WWII: on the work of the women of the Near East Relief organization.

Among her publications
  • "Forbidden yet Practiced: Polygamy and the Cyclical Making of Israeli Policy”, with Ronni Elhadad, Center for Strategic and Policy Studies Papers, No. 1, Feb. 2006
  • "Turkey’s Search for a ‘Third Option’ and its Impact on Relations with US and Israel”, Turkish Policy Quarterly, Vol. 4, No.1, Spring 2005
  • "Dancing with Wolves: Turco-Iranian Relations in the Post Cold War Era”, Moshe Gammer (ed.), The Caspian Region: International and Regional Aspects (Vol. 3), London: Frank Cass, 2004
  • "The Memoirs of Halide Edib Adivar (1884-1964): The Public Persona and the Personal Narrative”, New Perspectives on Turkey, Vol. 4., Fall 1999, pp. 60-77
  • "Islamic Activism in Turkey since the 1980 Military Takeover”, Terrorism and Political Violence, Vol. 8, No. 2, Summer 1996


The Israel Project and The Hebrew University's Truman Institute
Cordially Invites You to a One-Day Conference

IN THE EYE OF THE STORM:
IRAN IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

Sessions include:

  • Shiite Iran and the Sunni World
  • Iran in Africa and Latin America
  • Tehran's Global Agenda; Iran's Universal Appeal
  • Europe, Iran and the Bomb
  • The Arab System and Iran's Claim for Hegemony
  • How Iraqi Sunnis, Shi'is, Kurds and Patriots

    Speakers include:
  • Shmuel Bar
  • Amatzia Baram
  • Eyal Ben-Ari
  • Amnon Cohen
  • Raymond Cohen
  • Giora Eliraz
  • Shelley Elkayam
  • Avraham Elqayam
  • Eytan Gilboa
  • Meir Javedanfar
  • Efraim Kam
  • Anat Lapidot-Firilla
  • Yohanan Manor
  • Arye Oded
  • Eldad Pardo
  • Elie Podeh
  • Brenda Shaffer
  • Raquel Shaoul
  • Yitzhak Shichor

Greetings:
Eyal Ben-Ari, Director, Truman Institute
Calev Ben-David, Director, The Israel Project
Eldad Pardo, Iran in Global Perspectives (IGP), Truman Institute

TIP Israel office director, Calev Ben-David giving the opening address


Session 1: Iran's Rivals: The Western Powers

Chair: Yohanan Manor, Center for Monitoring the Impact of Peace
Eldad Pardo, Hebrew University & Truman Institute
Tehran's Global Agenda: A Disaster Waiting to Happen?
Eytan Gilboa, Bar-Ilan University & University of Southern California
Press or Embrace: The American Dilemma
Raymond Cohen, Hebrew University & Truman Institute
Europe, Iran and the Bomb
Efraim Kam, Jaffee Center, Tel Aviv University Iran's Regional Security Conception

First session speakers preparing to present

Session 2: Iran's Backyard: The Muslim Middle East
Chair: Amnon Cohen, Hebrew University & Truman Institute
Elie Podeh, Hebrew University & Truman Institute
The Arab System and Iran's Claim for Hegemony
Amatzia Baram, Haifa University
It is All in the Eyes of the Beholder: How Iraqi Sunnis,
Shi'is, Kurds and Patriots See Iran

Anat Lapidot-Firilla, Center for Strategic and Policy Studies,
Hebrew University
Competition or Cooperation? Iran in Turkish Foreign Policy

Professor Elie Podeh delivers his presentation to the crowd

Session 3: Iran's Strategic Hinterland: The Asian Powers

Chair: Shelley Elkayam, Bar-Ilan University & Truman Institute
Yitzhak Shichor, Haifa University & Truman Institute
China and Iran: Marriage of Convenience, Not Love
Raquel Shaoul, Tel Aviv University
The Rise and Fall of the Azadegan Oil Field Deal: Evaluation of the Oil Factor in the Japan-Iran Relationship Raquel Shaoul's Presentation Brenda Shaffer, Haifa University & Truman Institute
Russia and Iran: Still Partners in Need?

Session 4: Iran's Universal Appeal
Chair: Avraham Elqayam, Bar-Ilan University
Shmuel Bar, Institute for Policy and Strategy, Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
Shiite Iran and the Sunni World
Giora Eliraz, Hebrew University & Truman Institute, KITLV/Royal
Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden
Ahmadinejad on the Soil of the Indonesian Archipelago:Amazements, Questions, and Riddles
Arye Oded, Hebrew University & Truman Institute
Iran in Africa: A Snapshot of a Big Ambition
Meir Javedanfar, Middle East Economic & Political Analysis Co. (meepas)
Iran in Latin America - Ambitions and Challenges

Meir Javedanfar speaks about Irain in Latin America