Dec 14

Understanding BDS: The View from Israel and the American Campus


Washington, D.C.

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AJC Washington
Presentation
Understanding BDS: The View from Israel and the American Campus
Prof. Ilan Troen
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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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.