Join Professor Tamari for an incredible discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from an institutional and political perspective. How do the domestic politics of a nation contribute to international disputes and humanitarian crises? Professor Tamari will examine the history and structure of the Israeli elections and their effect on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Shai Tamari is the associate director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations. He is also a lecturer under the Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense. Born and raised in Jerusalem, Professor Tamari specializes in the history and politics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is fluent in Hebrew, and is a continuing student of Arabic. He was also the foreign policy advisor under Congressman James P. Moran (D-VA). Some of his awards include the UNC Rotary Peace Fellowship and the Kathryn Davis Peace Fellowship in 2008.