Mar 27

Taking a Measure of the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment Movement


San Antonio, Texas

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Region
Co-Sponsors
The Jewish Federation of San Antonio -- Maimonides Society
Methodist Healthcare
Presentation
Taking a Measure of BDS: the View from Israel and the American Campus - From Medicine to the Humanities
Prof. Ilan Troen
Former Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date
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Sunday, March 27, 2016
9:30 a.m.
Location
Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Campus of the San Antonio Jewish Community
12500 NW Military Highway
San Antonio, Texas
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Prof. Ilan Troen has served as dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Ben-Gurion University in Israel and as director of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute and Archives. Currently he is the Stoll Family Chair in Israel Studies at Brandeis University and founding director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. Prof. Troen has authored or edited numerous books in American, Jewish and Israeli history. He is also the founding editor of Israel Studies (Indiana University Press), the leading journal in this new field.

He has lectured widely including Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S.; Torino, Thessaloniki, Osnabrück, Duisburg, Amsterdam and Oxford in Europe; Witswatersrand, Pretoria and Cape Town in South Africa; Sydney and Canberra in Australia; Hong Kong, Peking and Renmin (Beijing) in China; Bilkent and Koc in Turkey.

Born in Boston, educated at the Latin School, Hebrew College and Brandeis before completing his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. Prof. Troen attended the University of Missouri and Princeton University before making aliyah with his family in 1975, making their permanent home in Omer, a community outside Beer-Sheva.