פרופ' ברוס מדי-וויצמן

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פרופ' ברוס מדי-וויצמן
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Current Position and Title:

Professor,  Dept. of Middle Eastern and African History, and Senior Research Fellow, The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies,Tel Aviv University

Head - International B.A. in Liberal Arts

Education:

1981-88---Ph.D.,Tel Aviv University,Middle East History

               "Title of Ph.D. Thesis:  "The Crystallization of an Arab State System:  Inter-Arab Politics, 1945-1954"

1975-77---M.A.,Harvard University, Regional Studies,Middle East

1973-74---The Hebrew University, School for Overseas Students,Israel Studies

1971-75---B.A.,Brandeis University, Politics

Books and Monographs:

 

A Century of Arab Politics: From the Arab Revolt to the Arab Spring (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016).

 

The Berber Identity  Movement and the Challenge to North African States (Austin, TX: Univ. of Texas Press, 2011). http://utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books/madber

 

The Crystallization of the Arab State System, 1945-1954 (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 1993).

http://www.amazon.com/Crystallization-System-1945-1954-Contemporary-Issues/dp/0815625804

 

 “Palestinian and Israeli Intellectuals in the Shadow of Oslo and Intifadat al-Aqsa,” Research Series No. 14, The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Tel Aviv University, 2002.  (84 pp.); and Dayan Center Papers, No. 132 (Dayan Center:  Tel Aviv University, 2003), 78 pp. (in Hebrew). http://www.dayan.org/palestinian-and-israeli-intellectuals-shadow-oslo-and-intifadat-al-aqsa-hebrew

 

"Middle East States and the Approaching 21st Century," Occasional Paper 98.05, Hellenic Foundation For European and Foreign Policy (also appears in Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, No.4 December 1997;  http://meria.idc.ac.il).

 

"The Inter-Arab System and The Gulf War: Continuity and Change," Occasional Papers, Vol. II., No. I, The Carter Center of Emory University, 1991.

 

"Arab Politics and the Islamabad Conference, January 1980," Occasional Papers, No. 79, Shiloah Institute, Tel Aviv, June 1980.

 

 

Edited Volumes:

 

Inglorious Revolutions: State Cohesion in the Middle East After the Arab Spring (co-edited with Brandon Friedman), (Tel Aviv: The Moshe Dayan Center, 2014).

 

Nationalism, Identity and Politics: Israel and the Middle East

Studies in Honor of Prof. Asher Susser (co-edited with Meir Litvak) (Tel Aviv: The Moshe Dayan Center, 2014).

 

Contemporary Morocco: State, Politics and Society under Mohammed VI (with co-editor Daniel Zisenwine) (London: Routledge, 2012). https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415695466

 

Turkey: Challenges, Prospects and Dynamics, Symposium Proceedings (Tel Aviv: The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, The Süleyman Demirel Program for Contemporary Turkish Studies, 2009).

 

The Maghrib in the New Century:  Identity, Religion and Politics (with co-editor Daniel Zisenwine), (Gainseville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007). http://www.amazon.com/The-Maghrib-New-Century-Identity/dp/0813031427

 

The Camp David Summit: What Went Wrong? Americans, Israelis and Palestinians Analyze the Failure of the Boldest Attempt Ever to Resolve the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (co-editor, with Shimon Shamir), Brighton:  Sussex Academic Press (2005).  http://www.sussex-academic.com/sa/titles/middle_east_studies/ShamirWeitzman.htm

 

Turkish-Israeli Relations in a Trans-Atlantic Conference:  Wider Europe and the Greater Middle East (co-editor with Asher Susser), Tel Aviv:  The Moshe Dayan Center, 2005.

 

Religious Radicalism in the Middle East (with co-editor Efraim Inbar), London:  Frank Cass, 1997.  Also appears as special issue of Terrorism and Political Violence, Vol. 8, No. 2, Summer 1996.

 

Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XXIV,  2000, Tel Aviv:  The Moshe Dayan Center (2002).

 

Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XXIII,  1999, Tel Aviv:  The Moshe Dayan Center (2001).

 

Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XXII,  1998,  Boulder CO:  Westview (2001).

 

Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XXI,  1997,  Boulder CO:  Westview (1999).

 

Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XX,  1996,  Boulder CO:  Westview (1998).

 

Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XIX,  1995,  Boulder CO:  Westview (1997).

 

Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XVIII, 1994 (co-editor, with Ami Ayalon), Boulder CO:  Westview (1996).

 

 

Articles:

 

“Challenging the State, Redefining the Nation: The Contemporary Amazigh Movement in Turbulent Times,” Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict, Vol. 23, no. 4 (forthcoming).

 

“Is the Ethnic Genie out of the Bottle? Berbers and the “North African Spring” Five Years On”, Studi Magrebini (forthcoming). [Special issue, “North Africa Transition and Emerging Actors: Berber Movements, Gender Mobility and Social Activism,” Anna Maria Di Tolla and Ersilia Francesca (eds.)].

 

“A Turning Point? The 'Arab Spring' and the Amazigh Movement,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol 38, Issue 14 (November 2015), pp. 2499-2515, http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/ERSmFs7aV4r6ZnaDftba/full#.VcDG7vmqqkr

 

 “On the Backroads of Morocco,” The American Interest, August 31, 2015 <http://www.the-american-interest.com/2015/08/31/on-the-backroads-of-morocco/>

 

“Mobilized Diasporas: Kurds and Berbers in Comparative Perspective,” (co-authored with Ofra Bengio), Kurdish Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1 (October, 2013), pp. 65-90.

 

“Israel and The Middle East in the wake of the Arab Spring”, in Judaísmo E Cultura: Fronteiras Em Movimento, Helena Lewin (coordenação) (Rio de Janiero: Imprimatur, 2013), pp. 711-716.

 

""Historic Departure or Temporary Marriage? The Left and the Islamists in Tunisia", Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward terrorism and genocide, Vol. 5, No. 3 (November 2012), pp. 196-207.

 

“Arabization and its Discontents: The Rise of the Amazigh Movement in North Africa", Journal of the Middle East and Africa 3(2), (June-December 2012), pp. 109-135.

 

"The Arab League Comes Alive," Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Summer 2012), pp. 71-78. [expanded version, “The Arab League: Response to Regional Revolts,” in Arab Spring and Arab Thaw: Unfinished Revolutions and the Quest for Democracy, John Davis, ed. (Surrey, UK: Ashgate, 2013), pp. 179-92.

 

"Abdelkrim: Whose Hero is He? The Politics of Contested Memory in Today's Morocco" Brown Journal of World Affairs, Vol. XVIII, Issue II (Spring/Summer 2012), pp. 141-49.

 

E-Note: "North Africa's Democratic Prospects," Foreign Policy Research Institute, December 2011, http://www.fpri.org/enotes/2011/201112.maddy-weitzman.northafrica.pdf,

Also appears in e-book,  “The Best of FPRI’s Essays on the Middle East, 2005-2015”, pp. 74-85  pp. 74-85 http://www.fpri.org/docs/best_of_middle_east_compilation_small_1.pdf

[previously appeared as an E-Note,  December 2011, http://www.fpri.org/enotes/2011/201112.maddy-weitzman.northafrica.pdf]

 

"Is Morocco Immune to Upheaval", Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 1 (Winter 2012), pp. 87-93.

 

"Tunisia's Morning After," Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 3 (Summer 2011), pp. 11-17.

 

Review Article, "Looking Back: Arab Politics During the Formative Years," BustanThe Middle East Book Review 2,1 (2011), pp. 1-14.

 

"The Berber Awakening," The American Interest, Summer (May/June) 2011, Vol. VI, No. 5,  pp. 29-35.

 

E-Note: "Tunisia: Exemplar or Exception?",  Foreign Policy Research Institute, January 2011, http://www.fpri.org/enotes/201101.maddy-weitzman.tunisia.html

 

"Moroccan Berbers and Israel," Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Winter 2011), pp. 79-85.

 

"The Limits and Potential of Israel-Maghreb Relations", IPRIS Maghreb Review, July 2010, pp. 15-18, http://www.ipris.org/?menu=6&page=59

 

“Arabs vs. the Abdullah Plan”, Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Summer 2010), pp. 3-12. A Hebrew-language version appears in  Ephraim Lavie (ed.), Israel and The Arab Peace Initiative (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Univ., 2010), pp. 113-24

 

“Myth, History and Realpolitik: Morocco and its Jewish Community,” co-authored with Samir Ben-Layashi,  Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 9, 1 (March 2010), pp. 89-106, also appears in Moshe Ma’oz (ed.), Muslim Attitudes to Jews and Israel (Brighton:  Sussex Academic Press, 2010), pp. 126-41; and  in Glenda Abramson (ed.) Sites of Jewish Memory.  Jews in and From Islamic Lands in Modern Times (London: Routledge, 2014), pp. 103-120.

 

“The Arab Perspective,” in Strengthening the Forces of Moderation in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict:  The Role of the European Union after the Gaza War,” (published by The Clingendael Institute (The Hague), and the Truman Institute (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem), October 2009, pp. 15-20.

 

“Israel-Maghreb Relations:  Realities and Possibilities,” MERIA Journal, Vol. 13, No. 3 (September 2009), pp. 19-23.”

 

“The Israel-Hamas War:  A Preliminary Assessment,” RUSI Journal, Vol. 154, No. 1 February/March 2009,  pp. 25-28.

 

“Impervious to a Solution? The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” in Towards Conflict Resolution Best Practice: Report of the 2008 Tswalu Dialogue, 8-11 May, The Royal United Services Institute, pp. 83-94.

 

"Maghrib Regime Scenarios," Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3 (September 2006), pp. 103-19.

 

"Ethno-Politics and Globalization in North Africa: The Berber Culture Movement," The Journal of North African Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1 (March 2006), pp. 71-83.

 

"Women, Islam and the Moroccan State: The Struggle over the Personal Status Law," Middle East JournalVol. 59, No. 3 (Summer 2005), pp. 393-410.

 

“Islamism, Moroccan-Style: The Ideas of Sheikh Yassine,” Middle East Quarterly, Vol. X, No.  1 (Winter 2003), pp. 43-51 [also appears in Political Islam, Vol. 2, Barry Rubin (ed.), (Routledge: NY and London, 2007].

 

“Contested Identities: Berbers, “Berberism,” and the State in North Africa,” The Journal of North African Studies Vol. 6, No.3 (Autumn 2001), pp. 23-47; [also appears in Middle Eastern Minorities and Diasporas, Moshe Maoz and Gabriel Sheffer (eds.) (Brighton:  Sussex Academic Press, 2002), pp. 153-178].

 

“Fifty Years of the Inter-Arab System:  Continuity and Change,” (in Hebrew), Hamizrah Hehadash, Vol. XLI, 2000, pp. 74-85.

 

“The Inter-Arab System and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Ripening for Resolution,” Perceptions, Vol. V, No. 1 (March-May 2000), pp. 44-54.

 

"Middle East States and the Approaching 21st Century," Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, No.4 (December 1997); also published as Occasional Paper 98.05, Hellenic Foundation For European and Foreign Policy.

 

"Israel and Morocco:  A Special Relationship," The Maghreb Review, Vol. 21, Nos. 1-2 (1996), pp. 36-48.

 

"The Islamic Challenge in North Africa," in Terrorism and Political Violence, Volume 8, No. 2 (Summer 1996) pp. 171-88 [also appears in Religious Radicalism in the Greater Middle East (B. Maddy-Weitzman and E.Inbar, eds., London, Frank Cass, 1997, pp. 171-88; and in Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, Vol. 1, no. 2.  (July 1997) http://meria.idc.ac.il/journal/1997/issue2/jv1n2a7.html; updated version, written together with Meir Litvak appears in Revolutionaries and Reformers: Contemporary Islamist Movements in The Middle East (B. Rubin, ed., SUNY Press, Albany,  NY,  2003)].

         

"From Jidda to Cairo:  The Failure of Arab Mediation in the Gulf Crisis," with Joseph Kostiner, Diplomacy & Statecraft, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Summer 1996), pp. 466-490.

 

"Conflict Resolution in Northwest Africa?  The UN and the Western Sahara," Asian and African Studies, Vol. 26, No. 2 July 1992), pp. 133-51.

 

"A New Arab Order?  Regional Security After the Gulf War," Orient, 2/93, pp. 221-30. 

 

"Population Growth and Family Planning in Morocco," Asian and African Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1 (March 1992), pp. 63-79.

 

"Conflict and Conflict Management in the Western Sahara: Is the Endgame Near?," Middle East Journal, Vol. 45, No. 4 (Autumn 1991), pp. 594-607.

 

"Jordan and Iraq:  Efforts at Intra-Hashimite Unity," Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 26, No. 1 (January 1990), pp. 65-75.

 

"Islam and Arabism:  The Iran-Iraq War," The Washington Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 4, (Autumn 1982), pp. 181-88.

 

"The Fragmentation of Arab Politics: Inter-Arab Affairs Since the Afghanistan Invasion," ORBIS, Vol. 25, No. 2, (Summer 1981), pp. 389-407.

 

Chapters in Books:

 

"Berbers and the Nation-State in North Africa," Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History, Thomas Spear (ed.), (Oxford UP: New York, July 2017), 33 pages, DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.013.105,

 

 

“L’insécurité en périphérie : les revendications socio-économiques et le mouvement Amazigh au Maroc,” in Les Berbères dans la tourmente des "printemps arabes", Thierry Desrues and Mohand Tilmatine (eds.),   (Rabat: Centre Jacques Berque, forthcoming).

 

“The Berbers”, Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East , Paul S. Rowe (ed.), (London: Routledge, forthcoming)

 

“State Cohesion in the Middle East: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives,” co-authored with Asher Susser, in Brandon Friedman and Bruce Maddy-Weitzman (eds.), Inglorious Revolutions: State Cohesion in the Middle East After the Arab Spring  (Tel Aviv: The Moshe Dayan Center, 2014), pp. 13-36.

 

“Narrating The Past, Serving the Present: The Berber Identity

Movement and the Jewish Connection”, in Nationalism, Identity and Politics: Israel and the Middle East. Studies in Honor of Prof. Asher Susser

Meir Litvak and Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, eds. (Tel Aviv: The Moshe Dayan Center, 2014), pp. 103-120.

 

“Israel and the Middle East in the Wake of the Arab Spring,” in Judaísmo E Cultura: Fronteiras Em Movimento, Helena Lewin (coordenação) (Rio de Janiero: Imprimatur, 2013), pp. 711-16.

 

“The Arab League: Response to Regional Revolts” [expanded version of The Arab League Comes Alive," Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Summer 2012), pp. 71-78], in Arab Spring and Arab Thaw: Unfinished Revolutions and the Quest for Democracy, John Davis, ed. (Surrey, UK: Ashgate, 2013), pp. 179-92.

 

"The Arab Regional System and the Arab Spring," in Change and Opportunities in the Emerging Mediterranean, Stephen Calleya and Monica Wohlfield (eds.) (Malta: Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, 2012) pp. 82-94.

 

"The Amazigh Factor: State-Movement Relations Under Muhammad VI," in Contemporary Morocco: State, Politics and Society under Mohammed VIBruce Maddy-Weitzman and Daniel Zisenwine, eds. (London: Routledge, , 2012), pp. 109-19.

 

“Myth, History and Realpolitik: Morocco and its Jewish Community,” co-authored with Samir Ben-Layashi,  Moshe Ma’oz (ed.), Muslim Attitudes to Jews and Israel (Brighton:  Sussex Academic Press, 2010), pp. 126-41; and  in Glenda Abramson (ed.) Sites of Jewish Memory.  Jews in and From Islamic Lands in Modern Times (London: Routledge, 2014), pp. 103-120.

 

 “Morocco: Controlled Change”, in Regime and Opposition in the Middle East, Esther Webman, ed. (Tel Aviv: Dayan Center, 2010, in Hebrew), pp. 48-55.

                            

“Interpreting the Arab Initiative: The Inter-Arab Context”, in Ephraim Lavie (ed.), Israel and The Arab Peace Initiative (in Hebrew; Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Univ., 2010), pp. 113-24; an English-language version appears as “Arabs vs. the Abdullah Plan”, Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Summer 2010), pp. 3-12.  

 

 

"Berber/Amazigh Memory Work," in The Maghrib in the New Century:  Identity, Religion and Politics, Bruce Maddy-Weitzman and Daniel Zisenwine, eds. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007), pp. 50-71.

 

“Islamism, Moroccan-Style: The Ideas of Sheikh Yassine,” in Political Islam, Vol. 2, Barry Rubin (ed.), (Routledge: NY and London, 2007),  pp. 241-51 (also appears in Middle East Quarterly, Vol. X, No.  1 (Winter 2003).

 

"Collective Identity in Morocco, in Light of Political Islam and Globalization," in Challenges to the Cohesion of the Arab State, Tamar Yegnes, ed. (Tel Aviv: The Moshe Dayan Center, 2006), pp. 75-88 (in Hebrew); English version, Asher Susser, ed. (Tel Aviv: The Moshe Dayan Center, 2008), pp. 235-52.

 

"The Maghrib and the Pressure for Liberalization," in Focii of Conflict:  The Middle East, 2004 (Tel Aviv University: The Moshe Dayan Center, 2004), pp. 87-94 (in Hebrew).

 

"The Status of the Moroccan Woman in Changing Times:  The Struggle over the Personal Status Law," in Women in the Middle East, Between Tradition and Change, Ofra Bengio (ed.),  Dayan Center Papers, # 134 (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, 2004), pp. 153-167 (in Hebrew).

 

“Arab Summit Conferences and the Palestine Problem – “The Collective Gordian Knot put to the Test,” in From Intifada to War: Milestones in the Palestinian National Experience,” Tamar Yegnes, ed. (in Hebrew), (Tel Aviv:  The Moshe Dayan Center, 2003, pp. 29-35.

 

“Contested Identities: Berbers, “Berberism,” and the State in North Africa,” in Middle Eastern Minorities and Diasporas, Moshe Maoz and Gabriel Sheffer (eds.) (Brighton:  Sussex Academic Press, 2002), pp. 153-78 [also appears in The Journal of North African Studies Vol.6, No. 3 (Autumn 2001) pp. 23-47].

 

“Islamism and the State in North Africa,” co-authored with Meir Litvak, in Revolutionaries and Reformers: Contemporary Islamist Movements in the Middle East, Barry Rubin (ed.), (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2003), pp .69-89).  (Earlier versions appeared as  "The Islamic Challenge in North Africa," in Terrorism and Political Violence, Volume 8, No. 2 (Summer 1996) pp. 171-88; in Religious Radicalism in the Greater Middle East, B. Maddy-Weitzman and E.Inbar, eds., (London, Frank Cass, 1997), pp. 171-88; and in Middle East Review of International Affairs, Journal, No. 3. (Spring 1997).)

 

“Why Did Arab Monarchies Fall?  An Analysis of Old and New Explanations,” in Middle East Monarchies: The Challenge of Modernity, Joseph Kostiner (ed.), (Boulder, CO:  Lynne Rienner, 2000), pp. 37-52.

 

“Family Planning, Tradition and Modernity in North Africa,” in L’emergence d’une nouvelle culture mediterraneene – The Emergence of a New Mediterranean Culture, Maghreb-Mashriq-Israel, Wolfgang Freund (ed.), (Frankfurt Am Main:  Peter Lang, 2000), pp. 49-56.

 

"Morocco:  Towards the Building of a Civil Society?," in The Maghreb:  Politics, Society, Economy (in Hebrew), Yehudit Ronen (ed.), (Tel Aviv:  The Moshe Dayan Center, 1998), pp. 29-37.

 

"A New Middle East?  The Arab State System After World War II," in Michael J. Cohen and Martin Kolinsky (eds.), Demise of The British Empire in the Middle East:  Britain's Responses to Nationalist Movements, 1943-1955 (London: Frank Cass, 1998), pp. 79-92.

 

"The Berber Question in Algeria:  Nationalism in the Making?," in Ofra Bengio and Gabriel Ben-Dor (eds.), Minorities and the State in the Arab World (Boulder, CO:  Lynne Rienner, 1998), pp. 31-52.

 

"The Damascus Declaration:  An Arab Attempt at Regional Security," co-authored by Joseph Kostiner, Security Regimes: Israel and Its Neighbors, Efraim Inbar (ed.), (NY:  SUNY Press, 1995), pp. 107-25.

 

"Population and Society in Morocco" (in Hebrew), Demography and Politics in Arab States, Ami Ayalon and Gad G. Gilbar (eds.), (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1995), pp. 51-67.

 

"Continuity and Change in the Inter-Arab System," in Gad Barzilai, Aharon Kleiman and Gil Shidlo (eds.), The Gulf Crisis and Its Global Aftermath (Routledge, London, 1993), pp. 33-50.

 

"Chafing At The Bit: King Abdallah and the Arab League," in Asher Susser/Aryeh Shmuelevitz (eds.), The Hashemites in the Modern Arab World (London: Frank Cass, 1995), pp. 184-97.

 

"The PLO, the Intifada and the Arab Summit," in Gad G. Gilbar and Asher Susser (eds.), At the Core of the Conflict:  The Intifada (in Hebrew), (Hakibbutz Hameuchad, Tel Aviv, 1991), pp. 149-66.

 

"Inter-Arab Relations," annual chapters in Middle East Contemporary Survey, volumes IV-XXIV, 1979-2000 (chapters between 1979-1985 were co-authored with Daniel Dishon); (various publishers and editors).

 

"Morocco," annual chapters in Middle East Contemporary Survey, volumes XVIII-XXIV, 1994-2000 (various publishers and editors).

 

"Maghreb Affairs," in A. Ayalon, (ed.) Middle East Contemporary Survey, Vol. XVII, 1993 (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995), pp. 83-108.

 

"Inter-Arab Relations," with Daniel Dishon, in I. Stockman-Shomron (ed.) Israel, the Middle East and the Great Powers (Jerusalem: Shikmona Press, 1984), pp. 277-302.

 

 

Current Position and Title:

Associate Professor,  Dept. of Middle Eastern and African History, and Senior Research Fellow, The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies,Tel Aviv University

 

Associate Scholar, Foreign Policy Research Institute

Contributing Editor, The Jerusalem Report

 

Education:

1981-88---Ph.D.,Tel Aviv University,Middle East History

          Title of Ph.D. Thesis:  "The Crystallization of an Arab State System:  Inter-Arab Politics, 1945-1954"

1975-77---M.A.,Harvard University, Regional Studies,Middle East

1973-74---The Hebrew University, School for Overseas Students,Israel Studies

1971-75---B.A.,Brandeis University, Politics

Encyclopedia Entries

“Ifni,” “Laayoune,” “Melilla,” and updated versions of “Istiqlal Party, Morocco,” “Mahjoub Ben Seddiq,” “Mokhtar Ould Daddah,” “Morocco--Political Parties,” “Mouvement Populaire (MP),” “Parti Democratique de L'Independence (PDI),” “Parti National Democratique (PND),” “Rassemblement National des Independants (RNI),” “Union National d'Etudiants Marocains (UNEM),” “Saharan Arab Democratic Republic,” “Western Sahara War,” in Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, 2nd Edition, Philip Mattar (ed.), (NY: Macmillan,  forthcoming).

 “Berbers,” “Hassan II,” “Morocco,” “Muhammad VI,” “Western Sahara Conflict,” in The Continuum Political Encyclopedia of the Middle East, Avraham Sela (ed.), (London and NY:  Continuum, 2002).

 

“Berbers,” "King Hassan," "Morocco," “Western Sahara Conflict” in Political Encyclopedia of the Middle East, Avraham Sela (ed.), (Jerusalem:  Jerusalem Publishing House Ltd., 1999).

 

“Morocco”; “Tunisia”; “Algeria”; for Encyclopedia Hebraica, Supplement Vol. # Three (in Hebrew), 1995.

 

“Ben Jelloun, Omar;” “Bloc d'Action National;” “Comite de l'Action Marocaine (CAM);” “Communist Party, Morocco (PCM);” “Confederation Democratique du Travail (CDT);” “Front pour la'Defence des Institutions Constitutionelles (FDIC);” “Ibn Musa, Ahmad (Ba Ahmad);” “Istiqlal Party, Morocco;” “Mahjoub Ben Seddiq;” “Mezzian, Muhammad;” “Mokhtar Ould Daddah;” “Morocco--Political Parties;” “Mouvement Populaire (MP);” “Parti Democratique Constitutionel (PDC);” “Parti Democratique de L'Independence (PDI);” “Parti National [Hizb al-Watani li-Tahqiq and Matalib; the National Party for the Realization of Demands];” “Parti National Democratique (PND);” “Polisario;” “Rassemblement National des Independants (RNI);” “Sahara;” “Saharan Arab Democratic Republic;” “Spanish Morocco;” “Tetuan;” “Union National d'Etudiants Marocains (UNEM);” “Wazzani (Ouazzani), Muhammad Hassan el-;” “Western Sahara War;” for Encyclopedia Of the Modern Middle East, Richard W. Bulliet, Phillip Mattar and Reeva S. Simon (eds.), The Middle East Institute, Columbia University/Macmillan, NY, 1996.

 

“Berbers”, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism, John Stone,  Dennis Rutledge Dennis Polly Rizova Anthony Smith  and Xiaoshuo Hou  (eds.) (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016).

Book Reviews

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Algeria Revisited: History, Culture and Identity, Rabah Aissaoui, and Claire Eldridge (eds), (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017), Mediterranean Historical Review, Vol. 33, No. 1 (2018), pp. 125-28)

Legacy of Empire:  Britain, Zionism and the Creation of Israel, Gardner Thompson (London: Saqi Books, 2019), Fathom, Autum  2019, http://fathomjournal.org/book-review-legacy-of-empire-britain-zionism-and-the-creation-of-israel 

Berber Government: The Kabyle Polity in Pre-Colonial Algeria, Hugh Roberts, (London: I.B. Tauris, 2014), Middle East Quarterly. Vol. 25, No. 2 (Spring 2018), https://www.meforum.org/7228/berber-governme

 

Europe’s Relations with North Africa: Politics, Economic and Security, Adam Yousef (London, I.B. Tauris, 2017), Israel Journal of Foreign  Affairshttp://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/xAeFQ5B8gF4upE4tnwZA/full

-- The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire, Susan Pedersen (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), Fathom Autumn/2017 <http://fathomjournal.org/book-review-the-guardians-the-league-of-nations-and-the-crisis-of-empire/>.

-- Popular Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East, John Chalcraft (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016), Review of Middle East Studies, Volume 51, Issue 2 (August/September 2017).

-- Learning in Morocco: Language Politics and the Abandoned Educational Dream, Charis Boutieri (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016). Middle Eastern Studies Vol. 53, No. 3 (May 2017), (DOI: 10.1080/00263206.2016.1246359), pp. 502-04.

--Two ArabsA Berber and a Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco, Lawrence Rosen (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015), The American Interest (http://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/04/21/the-moroccan-difference/).

-- Operation Mural: An Englishman and the Mossad in Casablanca, David G. Littman, (NY: RVP Press, 2015), Israel Journal of Foreign Relations (March 3, 2016, DOI: 10.1080/23739770.2016.11383512016).

-- We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture, Fazia Aïtel, (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2014), Middle East Quarterly, Vol. 23, No.1 (Winter 2016).

-- The Rise and Fall of al-Qaeda, Fawaz A. Gerges (Oxford University Press, 2011, for The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, Journal of ISSEI, Volume 20, Issue 4, May 2015, pp. 418-419.

--- Picturing Algeria, Pierre Bourdieu (NY: Columbia UP, 2012), for The  European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, Journal of ISSEI, Vol. 19 (published online, December 12,  2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10848770.2014.990271), pp. 1-2.

-- Encountering Morocco: Fieldwork and Cultural Understanding, David Crawford and Rachel Newcomb (eds.); Afterword by Kevin Dwyer (Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana University Press, 2013), Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 50, No. 6 (October 2014), pp. 1032-38.

--  Everyday Arab Identity, Christopher Phillips (London: Routledge, 2013)  Bustan (5, 2014), pp. 55-62.

-- Forgotten Saints. History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern Morocco, Sahar Bazzaz, Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 2010, Mediterranean Historical Review, 28:1 (2013), pp. 86-89.

-- Western Sahara, War Nationalism and Conflict Irresolution, Stephen Zunes and Jacob Mundy, Syracuse University Press, 2011,  Middle East Quarterly, 20:2 (Spring 2013), p. 96.

-- Berbers and OthersBeyond Tribe and Nation in the Maghrib Katherine E. Hoffman and Susan Gilson Miller (eds.), (Bloomington, IA: Indiana UP, 2011), in H-Africa, H-Net Reviews. June, 2011. URL: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=32530.

-- Algeria: Anger of the Dispossessed. Martin Evans & John Phillips, (New Haven and London, Yale UP, 2007), in "The European Legacy: Toward New ParadigmsJournal of ISSEI, 17:2 (April 2012), pp. 267-68.

-- Being Arab:  Arabism and the Politics of Recognition, Christopher Wise and Paul James, editors. (North Carlton, Australia: Arena Publications, 2010), in Journal of Intercultural Studies, Vol. 32, No. 1 (February 2011), pp. 100-103.

-- Goals for Galilee: The Triumphs and Traumas of the Sons of Sakhnin, Israel's Arab Football Club, Jerold Kessel and Pierre Klochenlder, (London: JR Books, 2010), Ha'aretz, English Book Supplement,  December 2010.

-- The Foreign Policies of Arab States:  The Challenge of Globalization, Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki (eds.), (Cairo, New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2008), and Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President, The Saban Center at Brookings and the Council on Foreign Relations (Washington D.C.: Brookings Institute Press, 2008), in Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 46, No. 3 (May 2010), pp. 461-69.

 --Hamas:  A Beginner's Guide, Khaled Hroub (London, Pluto Press, 2006), in Ha'aretz (English edition), January 5, 2007.

--The Foreign Policies of Middle East States, Raymond Hinnebusch and Anoushiravan Ehteshami (eds.), (Boulder and  London, 2002), in Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 41, No. 6 (November 2005), pp. 1005-1009.

--Israel and the Maghrib:  From Statehood to Oslo, Michael M. Laskier, (Gainseville, FL, 2004), in The Journal of North African Studies, Vol. 10, No. 2 (July 2005), pp. 234-238.

--Israel:  The First Hundred Years, Volume II, From War to Peace, Ephraim Karsh (ed.), (London and Portland, OR), in Mediterranean Historical Review, Vol. 19, No. 2 (2004), pp. 92-96.

--History of Israel’s War of Independence, Vol. III, Uri Milstein, (Lanham, MD and Oxford, 1998), in International --Jordanian-Palestinian Relations:  Where To?  Four Scenarios for the Future, Mustafa Hamarneh, Rosemary Hollis and Khalil Shikaki (London, 1997), in Mediterranean Politics, Vol. 4, No.1 (Spring 1999),  pp. 143-45.

--Fabricating Israeli History:  The New Historians, Efraim Karsh (London and Portland, OR, 1997), The Jerusalem Report, November 27, 1997.

--Israel's Border Wars: 1949-1956, Benny Morris (Oxford, 1993) in The Jerusalem Report, April 21, 1994.

--Stalemate:  Great Power:  The War of Attrition and Great Power Diplomacy in the Middle East, 1967-1970,  David A. Korn (Boulder, San Francisco, and Oxford, 1992), in Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 29, No. 3 (July 1993),  pp. 597-99.

--Collusion Across the Jordan, Avi Shlaim (Oxford, 1987), in Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 26, No. 2, (April 1990), pp. 261-264.

 

Other Publications/Scholarly Activities:

-- EditorTEL AVIV NOTES (2006-; www.dayan.org).

-- EditorMiddle East News Brief (2009-2013; www.dayan.org).

-- “Summit or Siesta?”, The Jerusalem Report, April 17, 2017.

-- “Six Years On.” The Jerusalem Report, March 6, 2017.

-- “What’s Next for Sisi’s Egypt?”The Jerusalem Report, February 6, 2017.

-- “The End of an Alliance?” The Jerusalem Report, January 9, 2017

-- “The Moroccan Grind”, The Jerusalem Report, November 15, 2016

-- “A Drumbeat of Negative Commentary”, The Jerusalem Report, October 31, 2016

-- “Indefinite Agony”, The Jerusalem Report, October 16, 2016.

--“Can Jordan Contain the Jihadi Threat?”, The Jerusalem Report, July 25, 2016

-- “How Far Can They Go?,” The Jerusalem Report, June 27, 2016.

-- “Lebanon: Teetering on the Edge,” The Jerusalem Report, May 30, 2016.

-- “The Saudi Conundrum,” The Jerusalem Report, May 2, 2016

-- “Tough Times in Amman,” The Jerusalem Report, April 4, 2016.

--  “Between Alliance and Rivalry,”  The Jerusalem Report, March 8, 2016.

-- “Riyadh and Tehran on a Collision Course”, The Jerusalem Report, February 8, 2016.

-- “Polling for Power,” The Jerusalem Report, December 14, 2015.

-- “On the Margin,” The Jerusalem Report, November 16, 2015.

-- “As Syria Hemorrhages,” The Jerusalem Report, October 19, 2015.

-- “Syria: Hints of an endgame,”  The Jerusalem Report, September 21, 2015.

-- “Coping With an Ascendant Iran”, The Jerusalem Report, August 24, 2015.

-- “Brothers in Arms,” The Jerusalem Report, May 4, 2015.

-- “Arabs Apathetic to Israeli Election,” The Jerusalem Report, April 6, 2015.

-- “Yemen Blues”, The Jerusalem Report, March 9, 2015.

--“The Clash Within,” The Jerusalem Report, February 9, 2015.

--“Two Revolutions, Two Outcomes,” The Jerusalem Report, January 12, 2015.

-- “Reconstructing Gaza”, The Jerusalem Report, November 17, 2014.

-- “The Qatar Conundrum”, The Jerusalem Report, October 20, 2014.

-- “ISIS: Apocalypse Now”? The Jerusalem Report, September 22, 2014.

-- “Dueling Mediators”, The Jerusalem Report, August 25, 2014.

-- “Sisi’s Moment”, The Jerusalem Report, June 30, 2014.

-- “Election Fever”, The Jerusalem Report, June 2, 2014.

-- “Exercise in Futility,” The Jerusalem Report, May 5, 2014.

-- “Watching Ukraine”, The Jerusalem Report, April 7, 2014.

--“Two Constitutions, Two Directions,” The Jerusalem Report, March 10, 2014.

-- “The Arab Reaction” The Jerusalem Report, February 10, 2014.

-- "Jihadist Islam and the Arab Spring", The Jerusalem Report, January 13, 2014,

-- “Alarm Bells in Riyadh”, The Jerusalem Report, December 16, 2013.

-- “Similar Fates,” The Jerusalem Report, November 7, 2013.

-- “Syrian Stalemate”, The Jerusalem Report, October 7, 2013.

-- “The Failure of Democracy”, The Jerusalem Report, September 9, 2013.

-- “Egypt is too big to Ignore,” The Jerusalem Report, August 12, 2013.

--“Maghreb Malaise,” The Jerusalem Report, June 17, 2013.

--“No Magic Syrian Solution”, The Jerusalem Report, June 3, 2013.

--“Post-Revolution Blues,” The Jerusalem Report, May 6, 2013.

--“It’s Complicated,” The Jerusalem Report, April 8, 2013.

-- “Rumblings Across the River”, The Jerusalem Report, December 17, 2012.

-- “Entangled in Syria”, The Jerusalem Report, November 5, 2012.

-- “Bellweather Tunisia, The Jerusalem Report, October 8, 2012.

--"From Sinai to Cairo: Mursi makes his move", The Jerusalem Report, September 10, 2012.

--“Cohabitation, Egyptian-Style”, The Jerusalem Report, July 16, 2012.

-- “Reading Riyadh,” The Jerusalem Report, June 18, 2012.

-- “Poor Prospects for Egypt,”  The Jerusalem Report, May 21, 2012.

-- "The Damascus Puzzle",  The Jerusalem Report April 18, 2012.

--"The Arab League Confronts Assad," The Jerusalem Report, March 14, 2012.

--"Hell No, I Won't Go", The Jerusalem Report, February 13, 2012.

--"Which Way Egypt?", The Jerusalem Report, January 15, 2012.

--"Preparing for the Post-Assad Era," The Jerusalem Report, December 19, 2011.

--"Shalit and the Region", The Jerusalem Report, November 21, 2011.

-- "Tunisia After the Elections: The Democratic Paradox", Tzomet Hamizrah Hatichon, Vol. 1, No. 11, November 8, 2011 (in Hebrew).

-- "Tunisia: The Next Phase",  Euromesco/IMED Brief No. 19, November 2011 <http://www.euromesco.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1271:euromesco-brief-19-tunisia-the-next-phase-&catid=62:euromesco-briefs&Itemid=49&lang=en>

--"Arab Spectators," The Jerusalem Report, October 24, 2011.

-- "Handle With Care", The Jerusalem Report, September 26, 2011.

-- "Libya’s Berbers: The New Factor in Post-Gaddafi Politics," PajamasMedia, August 26, 2011 <http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/libyas-berbers-the-new-factor-in-post-gaddafi-politics/>  

-- "Riyalpolitik", The Jerusalem Report, August 29, 2011

--"Arab Spring, Moroccan Style", The Jerusalem Report, August 1, 2011

--"Summer Time, And the Livin' Ain't Easy", The Jerusalem Report, July 4, 2011.

-- "Polling Post-Mubarak Egypt", TEL AVIV NOTES,  5 (9), May 11, 2011.

--"The Spring of Arab Discontent", The Jerusalem Report, May 10, 2011.

--"Power to the People? Not So Fast", The Jerusalem Report, April 12, 2011.

- "Arab Societies Strike Back,"         The Jerusalem Report, March 14, 2011.

--"The Arab Order Undermined," The Jerusalem Report, February 14, 2011.

--"The Egyptian Dilemma", The Jerusalem Report, January 17, 2011

--"Thanks or Angst?", The Jerusalem Report, December 20, 2010.

--"Ahmedinajad in Lebanon", The Jerusalem Report, November 22, 2010.

--"Polling the Arab Public", The Jerusalem Report, October 25, 2010.

-- "Lebanonization of Iraq", The Jerusalem Report, September 27, 2010.

--"Keeping the Lid on Lebanon," The Jerusalem Report, August 30, 2010.

--"The Fayyadism Illusion," The Jerusalem Report, August 2, 2010.

--"Turkey's Return, Cairo's Concern", The Jerusalem Report, July 5, 2010.

--"Asad Comes In From The Cold", The Jerusalem Report, June 7, 2010.

--"The Impotent Summit", The Jerusalem Report, May 10, 2010.

--"Egypt:  Edging Towards Succession" The Jerusalem Report,  April 12, 2010.

--“Arab Felix No More, The Jerusalem Report,  March 15, 2010.

- “Triangle Alliance Troubles”, The Jerusalem Report,  February 15, 2010.

--“Sounds From North Africa”, The Jerusalem Report, January 18, 2010.

--“What if the Palestinians Were to Declare Independence?, The Jerusalem Report, December 21, 2009.

--“Not Much to Celebrate,” The Jerusalem Report, November 23, 2009.

- “Regional Influentials”, The Jerusalem Report, October 26, 2009.

- “Holding a Harsh Mirror to the Arab World,” The Jerusalem Report, September 30, 2009.

- “Reshuffling the Cards,” The Jerusalem Report, July 6, 2009.

- “Grand Strategies and Muddled Realities,  The Jerusalem Report, June 8, 2009

“Iran’s Thrust into the Arab Heartland,” The Jerusalem Report, May 11, 2009.

-  “Regulating Arab Politics (2): The Doha Arab League Summit”, with Joseph Kostiner,

   TEL AVIV NOTES, April 7, 2009, The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies.

--“A Pebble in the Peace Pond,” The Jerusalem Report,  January 5, 2009.

--“Lebanon and the Weakening of the Arab Order,”  TEL AVIV NOTES, May 22, 2008.

--“The Broken Triangle:  Cairo-Riyadh-Damascus,” TEL AVIV NOTES, March 9, 2008.

--"Slouching Towards Annapolis," TEL AVIV NOTES, October 31, 2007.

--"An Arab Quartet?,"  TEL AVIV NOTES, January 14, 2007,

--"Things Aren't What They Used To Be:  The Khartoum Arab Summit Conference,"  TEL AVIV NOTES  NO. 166, April 9, 2006.

--"Patrons, Clients and Shepards:  The Sharm al-Shaykh Summit,"  TEL AVIV NOTES, NO. 124, February 13, 2005.

--"The Election of Abu Mazen: Will it Make a Difference?CiPS E-Briefing Paper 04/2005, Center for International Political Studies, University of Pretoria.

--"Egypt in Search of a Role,TEL AVIV NOTES, NO. 116, November 22, 2004.

--"Iraqi History versus American Idealism (co-authored with Ofra Bengio), TEL AVIV NOTES, NO. 73, March 30, 2003.

--“Israeli Elections:  Another Fork in the Road,?” Bitterlemons.org, Palestinian-Israeli Crossfire, December 16, 2002, Edition 45.

--The Arab World and the Coming Israeli Elections,” TEL AVIV NOTES, NO. 54, November 14, 2002.

--“The Spanish Moroccan "Crisis" and the Future of Euro-Med Relations: Farce or Harbinger of Things to Come?,” TEL AVIV NOTES, NO. 46, July 31, 2002.

 --“The Amman Arab Summit Conference:  The Collective and the Particular,” TEL AVIV NOTES, No. 15, April 4, 2001.

--“The Arab World and the Aqsa Intifada,” TEL AVIV NOTES, No. 4, November 23, 2000.

  "From Hassan to Mohammed:  A New Era for Morocco," POLICYWATCH NO. 401, July 30, 1999, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

--“The Arab World and the Arab-Israeli Peace Process” (co-authored by Joseph Kostiner), Research Report No. 1, 1993, Institute of Jewish Affairs, London.

--Morocco, research report published by the Institute for Jewish-Arab Affairs (in Hebrew), Beit Berl, 1991.

--Study Group Member, The West Bank and Gaza: Israel's Options for Peace, Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv, 1989.

Grants and Awards

 

1980:  Tel Aviv University, Basic Research Authority, research grant

1981:  Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Program for the Study of Jewish-Arab Relations, Bronfman Fellowship

1981:  Landau Prize

1982: Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Baruch HaElyon Prize

1983-1984,

1984-1985:  Tel Aviv University, Aranne School of History, Aranne Scholarship

1984-1985:  Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Humanities, Ph.D. writing grant

1985-1986:  Israel Foundations Trustees, Ph.D. writing grant

1988-1989:  Haifa University, Jewish-Arab Center, Post-doctoral fellowship

1989-1990:  U.S. Institute for Peace, Washington, D.C., research grant for study on conflict management in the Western Sahara PI ($7,500)

1991-93:  U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C., research grant for study of conflict management in the Arab world (with Prof. Joseph Kostiner) PI ($27,000)

1992-94: Israel Foundations Trustees, research grant for study of conflict management in the Arab world (with Prof. Joseph Kostiner) PI ($15,000)

1995-96: Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, The Hebrew University, for study on "Conflict-management in the Inter-Arab system:  five years since the Gulf War" (with Prof. Joseph Kostiner) PI ($2,000)

1998:  Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Tel Aviv University, research grant for a study, "The Arab-Israeli Peace Process in the Eyes of Palestinian and Israeli Intellectuals: Politics, Self-Images and Views of the 'Other' (with Dr. Nadim Mseis, Bir Zeit University) PI ($9,000)

2004-06:  The Israel Science Foundation, research grant No. 525/04-21/5, "The Return to History:  The Berber Culture Movement and the Challenge to the Post-Colonial State in North Africa."  PI ($45,000)

2013: American Institute of Maghrib Studies, “L.Carl Brown Book Prize” for outstanding new book in the field of North African Studies.

Active Participation in Scientific Meetings

1. "The PLO and the Arab Summit Conference, 1964-1988," Colloquium on the Palestine Liberation Organization, The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University, March 1989.

 

2. "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Western Sahara, 1975- 1990," Middle East Studies Association annual conference, San Antonio, Texas, November 1990.

 

3. "Conflict-Management In the Western Sahara:  The Role of the United Nations," Colloquium, "Africa In The International Arena," The Hebrew University, June 1990.

 

4. "A New Arab Order?  Arab Regional Security After the Gulf War," international conference, "Security Regimes, Israel and Its Neighbors, Bar-Ilan Center for Strategic Studies, June 1-2, 1992.

 

5. "The Arab World and the Kuwaiti Crises, 1961 and 1990-91", Colloquium, "Islam, Nationalism and Democracy:  The Arab World at A Crossroads," The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University, May 10, 1993.

 

6. "Syria and the Middle East Peace Process," (roundtable), in annual Colloquium, "Syria in the Islamic Period," The Israel Oriental Society, May 1, 1994.

 

7. "Islamic Fundamentalism in North Africa," international conference, "Democracies Confront Religious Radicalism," Bar-Ilan University, BESA Center for Strategic Studies, October 24-25, 1994.

 

8. "Conflict Management in the Inter-Arab System:  Five Years Since the Gulf War," Middle East Studies Association annual conference, Washington, D.C., December 6-10, 1995.

 

9."Why did Monarchies Fall?  An Analysis of Old and New Explanations," international conference, "Islam, Monarchy and Modernity in the Middle East," Tel Aviv University, The Moshe Dayan Center, December 13-14, 1995.

 

10. "The 50th Anniversary of the Inter-Arab System:  Continuity and Change," annual conference, The Israel Oriental Society, Van Leer Foundation, May 1996.

 

11. "Population Growth and Control in North Africa," international conference, "The Emergence of a New Mediterranean Culture:  Maghreb-Mashriq-Israel," Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, The Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy, February 25-26, 1997.

 

 12. "Foreign Policy of Arab Monarchies in a Revolutionary Era:  Strategies of Survival," international conference, "Foreign Policy in the Middle East:  Case Studies and Approaches,

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, The Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy,  May 18-19 1997.

 

13. Respondent, "Religion, Nationalism and Identity:  The Middle East in a Global Context," symposium co-sponsored by the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies--Amman, and the Life and Peace Institute--Upsala, Sweeden, held in Amman, Jordan, May 22, 1997.

 

14. "Morocco:  Creeping Towards Civil Society?", colloquium, "The Maghreb Today:  Politics, Society, Economics," Tel Aviv University, The Moshe Dayan Center, May 29, 1997.

 

15. "Domestic Dynamics in the MENA Region and their Impact on External Relations:  Middle East State Systems Approaching the Year 2000," Halki (Greece) International Seminar, "The European Union and the Mediterranean Region," September 11-16, 1997.

 

16. Participant, EuroMeSCo annual general conference, "Economic Integration and Security Cooperation in the EuroMediterranean Region," Tunis, September 29-October 1, 1997.

 

17. "The Hashemite Jordanian-Iraqi Alliance:  The Test of Time," colloquium, "Israel-Jordan Relations - From Confrontation to Dialogue," (in Hebrew) Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, The Ben-Gurion Heritage Center, Department of History, March 19, 1998.

 

18. "Israel and Morocco:  "History, Images, and Interests," and respondent to two papers, "Morocco:  Internal Political Developments and Regional Implications," at joint workshop, "Politics and Economics in the Maghreb:  Current Situation and Prospects," sponsored by the Institutto Universitario Ortega y Gasset and the Moshe Dayan Center, Madrid, June 15-16 1998.

 

19. "God, King and Country...and Civil Society?  The Evolution of the Moroccan Polity in the 1990s," annual conference, Middle East Studies Association, Chicago, IL, December 3-6, 1998.  

 

20. Participant, EuroMESCo Working Groups Meeting, "Integration and Sub-regional Co-operation in the Mediterranean," and "the Euro-Mediterranean Charter," Rabat, December 10-12, 1998.

 

21. "The Berber Question in Algeria," conference, "Middle Eastern Minorities & Diasporas,"  Truman Institute, The Hebrew University/ BESA Center, Bar-Ilan University, December 13-14 1998.

 

22. "Israeli and Palestinian Intellectuals and the Peace Process:  Politics, Identity, Views of the Other," Middle East Studies Association of North America, annual conference, Washington, DC, November 20-22, 1999.

 

23. “Israel: Coping With Peace, Defining its Place,” conference, “The Middle East Entering the 21st Century:  Challenges and Prospects,”  Brandeis University, February 9, 2000.

 

24. Participant, “Academic Criticism of the Middle East Peace Process,” Workshop, The Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, April 6, 2000.

 

25. Participant, Round Table between the Egyptian Peace Movement and The Moshe Dayan Center, "Egyptian-Israeli Relations:  The Next Phase," Cairo, May 2, 2000.

 

26. Discussant, “Morocco in Transition,” panel at the 7th International Association of Middle Eastern Studies Congress, “State of the Art and New Perspectives in Middle Eastern Studies,” Berlin, October 4-8, 2000.

 

27. “Women in Morocco in Changing Times:  The Struggle to Change the Personal Status Law,” ninth annual conference of Women’s Studies, Gender and Feminist Theories: “The

 

Female Difference:  The Creation of Female Identities in the Cultures of the Middle East and Africa,” Tel Aviv University, April 1-3, 2001.

 

28. “Women, Islam and Civil Society in Morocco,” 25th annual conference of the Israel Oriental Society, “Islam, Society and Law,” Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center, May 2, 2001.

 

29. "Arab Summit Conferences and the Palestine Problem – “The Collective Gordian Knot put to the Test,” colloquium of The Moshe Dayan Center, “From Intifada to War: Milestones in the Palestinian National Experience,”, May 22, 2002 (in Hebrew).

 

30. “The Berber Culture Movement in North Africa and Europe,” International Colloquium,  “Middle Eastern Societies and the West:  Accommodation or Clash of Civilizations?, Tel Aviv University, December 16-17 2002.

 

31. Participant, “The Palestinian Media,” Seminar, The Palestinian Center for Survey Research (PSR) and the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Ma’aleh Hahamisha, February 7-8 2003.

 

32. Discussant, International Workshop, “Cultural Bridge or Civilizational Fault Line?  The Maghreb at the Dawn of the 21st Century,” The Moshe Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University, May 29, 2003.

 

33. "Maghreb Regimes and the Pressure for Liberalization,", colloquium, Processes and Trends in the Middle East, 2004, The Moshe Dayan Center, January 29, 2004 (in Hebrew).

 

34. "Berber Memory Work," international conference, The Berbers and Other Minorities in North Africa:  A Cultural Reappraisal, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, May 13-14, 2005.

 

35. "Collective Identity in Morocco, in Light of Political Islam and Globalization," colloquium, The Cohesion of the Arab State:  Is It Being Undermined?", The Moshe Dayan Center, March 21, 2006 (in Hebrew).

 

36. "Modernity, Ethnicity and Nationalism in Morocco and Algeria:  Two Faces of the Berber Experience," international conference, "Ethnicity and Nationalism in Divided Societies:  Conflict or Accommodation?" Tel Aviv University, June 4-6, 2006.

 

37. "State Cohesion and Collective Identity in Morocco, in Light of Political Islam and Globalization," Second World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES 2), Amman, Jordan, June 11-16, 2006.

 

38. "Jews, Arabs, and Berbers," international conference, "Norte de África y Oriente Medio:  Religión, Cultura, Diversidad y Coexistencia,"  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, June 22, 2006.

 

39. "Modernity, Ethnicity and Nationalism in Morocco and Algeria:  Two Faces of the Berber Experience," Middle East Studies Association, annual conference, Boston, MA, November 18-21, 2006.

 

40. Participant, "Elements for a Breakthrough in the Western Sahara Conflict – Expert Meeting," sponsored by Toledo International Centre for Peace (CITpax) and African en

Canarias – Espacios para el Dialogo, in collaboration with Centro De Estudios Politicos Y Constitucionales (CEPC), Madrid, July 6, 2007.

 

41. "Rival Challenges to the Algerian Pouvoir and Moroccan Makhzen:  Berberism vs. Islamism", international conference sponsored by Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliyya, September 8-11 2007.

 

42. Organizer of double Panel, “Tribe, Ethnicity and State: The Multiple Aspects of the Berber World”, sponsored by the American Institute for Maghrib Studies, Middle East Studies Association annual conference, November 17-20 2007, Montreal, Canada.

 

43. “State Strategies and Berber/Amazigh Responses in Morocco and Algeria:  Containment and Inclusion vs. "Moving The Goal Posts,"” Middle East Studies Association, annual conference, November 17-20, 2007, Montreal, Canada.

 

43.  “Morocco: Managed Change.” colloquium, “Regime, Opposition and Public Opinion in the Middle East,” The Moshe Dayan Center, April 15, 2008, (in Hebrew).

 

44. “Geopolitics: European and Israeli Views of the Middle East”,  Seminar, ‘Regards croisés France-Israël’, Foundation pour l’innovation politique, Paris, March 14, 2008.

 

45. “Why Does the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Seem Impervious to a Solution?”, Seventh Tswalu Dialogue, ‘Towards Conflict Resolution Best Practice,’ Tswalu, South Africa, May 8-11 2008.

 

46. Organizer of Panel, “"The Forbidden, The Permitted and the Contested:  Aspects of Moroccan Culture and Politics", sponsored by the American Institute for Maghrib Studies, Middle East Studies Association, annual conference, November 22-25, 2008, Washington, D.C.


47. “Revisiting Oufkir: The Makhzen, the Moroccan Left, and the Amazigh Movement,” Middle East Studies Association, annual conference, November 22-25, 2008, Washington, D.C.

 

48. “Maghreb States:  Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria,” Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and

GLORIA Center conference, Israel and the Arab States: Parallel Interests, Relations and Strategies, Jerusalem, June 8-9, 2009.

 

49. “The Arab Perspective,” Truman Institute/Clingendael Institute conference,  Strengthening the Forces of Moderation in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict:  The Role of the European Union after the Gaza War,” The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 28-30, 2009.

 

50. “Mobilizing the Diaspora:  Kurdish and Berber Movements in Comparative Perspective,” with Ofra Bengio, Middle East Studies Association, annual conference, November 21-24, 2009, Boston, MA.

 

51. "The Amazigh Factor:  Muhammad VI and the Amazigh (Berber) Culture Movement", WOCMES Barcelona, July 19-24, 2010.

 

52. Panel participant, "The Arab Peace Initiative," MEDDays 2010 conference, Amadeus Institute, Tangier, Morocco (November 11-13, 2010).

 

53. "Breaking a Taboo: The Moroccan Amazigh Movement, the Holocaust and Israel," Middle East Studies Association, annual conference, November 18-21, 2010, San Diego, CA.

 

54. "Arabization and its Discontents: The Rise of the Amazigh Movement in North Africa", Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, annual conference, November 3-5, 2011, Washington, D.C.

 

55. "The Arab Spring:  Lessons and Implications," Malta Seminar, Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC), University of Malta, November 11-14.

 

56. "Contemporary Challenges Facing North Africa, Foreign Policy Research Institute,  colloquium on contemporary North Africa, November 30, 2011, Washington, DC.

 

57. "Abdelkrim and the Amazigh Movement:  The Search for a Usable Past," Middle East Studies Association, annual conference, December 1-4, 2011, Washington, DC.

 

58. "The Prospects and Limitations of Democratization in North Africa:  Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Libya", international workshop, "Causes and Consequences of Democracy", The Moshe Dayan Center,  December 13-14, 2011.

 

59. "The Berber Factor in the Algerian Spring", A View of Algeria and its Jews: 50 Years Since Algerian Independence, Yad Ben Zvi, Jerusalem, February 23, 2012 (in Hebrew).

 

60. "Middle Eastern Identity," Lithuanian-Israeli Academic Roundtable: Middle Eastern & European Identities, GLORIA Center, IDC Herzliya, March 5, 2012.

 

61. "Dodging the Bullet: The Moroccan Monarchy in Action," Joint Workshop on “The Arab Spring: Causes and Effects”, The G. Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies, Ilia State University, The Department of Middle Eastern and African History and The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University, March 28, 2012.

 

61. "Abdelkrim and the Amazigh Culture Movement:  The Search for a Usable Past",  MEISAI annual conference, Bar-Ilan University, June 7,  2012 (in Hebrew).

 

62. “The Amazigh Spring Redux?  The Amazigh Movement and the Arab Spring,” AIMS International Workshop, Berber Societies: New Approaches to Space, Time and Social Processes, Tangier, Morocco, June 28-July 2 2012.

 

63. "ירדן והזירה הערבית-כוחה בחולשתה", conference in honor of Prof. Yosef Nevo, University of Haifa, November 7, 2012.

 

64. “Israel’s Strategic Situation the Wake of the Arab Spring”, VI BRAZILIAN MEETING OF JEWISH STUDIES, Rio de Janeiro, December 4-7 2012.

 

65. North Africa’s Berbers: The Genie is out of the Bottle,” international workshop, “Governance of Ethnic Diversity in the Middle East at a time of Transition,” The Truman Institute, The Hebrew University, December 10-11 2012.

 

66.  “אלג'יריה כמעצמה איזורית: חזון ומציאות", colloquium on 50th anniversary of Algeria’s independence, Bar-Ilan University, December 17, 2012.

 

67.     "מונרכיות והאביב הערבי: המקרה המרוקאי" ,

colloquium, INSS, January 8, 2013  "עתיד המונרכיות במזרח התיכון"

 

68. “The Amazigh Community in North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring ”, international workshop, “Multiculturalism and minority rights in the Arab World”, Istituto di Studi Politici S. Pio V, Rome, March 3rd, 2013.

 

69. “The Israeli Perspective,” panel on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, International Training Seminar, Geneva Center for Security Policy, March 12, 2013.

 

70. Participant, roundtable discussion, “Geostrategic Implications of Globalization and the Arab Spring,” S. Daniel Abraham Center for Strategic Dialogue, Netanya Academic College, May 21, 2013.

 

71. The Amazigh Factor,” in International Workshop, ”North Africa After the Arab Spring, An Interim Assessment,” The Moshe Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University, May 28, 2013.

 

72. “The Amazigh Factor in Contemporary Morocco,” panel on Morocco, Middle East Studies Association annual conference, New Orleans, October 10-13, 2013.

 

73. “The Israeli Perspective,” panel on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, International Training Seminar, Geneva Center for Security Policy, April 1, 2014.

 

 74. “The Amazigh Spring Redux? The Arab Spring and the Amazigh Movement”,part of panel: “Les Amazighes Dans la Tourmente des ‘Printemps Arabes’. Enjeux et

Perspectives des Revendications Berbères en Afrique du Nord,” WOCMES, Ankara, August 18, 2014.

 

75. “The Amazigh Spring Redux? The Arab Spring and the Amazigh Movement,” panel on Berber issues at international conference, “North Africa: Transition and Emerging Actors,” Università degli studi di Napoli “L'Orientale”, September 24-26, 2014.

 

76. Discussant, “Contested Issues in the Wake of the Arab Spring, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, annual conference, October 30-November 1, 2014, Washington, D.C.

 

77. “Insecurity on the Periphery: Socio-Economic Grievances and the Amazigh Movement in Morocco,” panel on ‘Human (In)security in the Maghrib’, Middle East Studies Association annual conference, Washington, D.C., November 25, 2014.

 

78. “To Be or Not to Be? The Arab Regional Order and the Arab Spring,” at International Conference – “The Relevance of Regions and Area Studies in a Globalized World”

December 14-16, 2015, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

79. “The Current State of Relations Between Israel and Egypt,” Symposium, “Israel in a Changed Middle East,” Rubin Center for Research in International Affairs, IDC Herzliya, February 7, 2016.

 

80. “Challenging the State, Redefining the Nation: Contemporary Berberism in the Maghreb,” Middle East Studies Association annual conference, Boston, MA, November 17-20, 2016.

 

81. “Transmission and Resistance: Forging a Pluralistic Society in North Africa,” New York Forum of Amazigh Film, LaGuardia Community College, NY, May 4-5, 2017.

 

82. “Challenging the State, Redefining the Nation: The Contemporary Amazigh Movement in Turbulent Times,” 13th Festival International de la Culture Amazighe: Amazighité et Diversité Culturelle faces les Extrémismes , Fez July 14-16, 2017.

 

83. “Peace and Wars: A Century of the Palestine Question,” Pierre du Bois Institute (http://www.fondation-pierredubois.ch/en/) and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Annual Conference, “Elusive State-Building - The Middle East and North Africa 1917-2017,” Geneva, September 27-28 2017.

 

84. “Nuri al-Sa`id: The Man, His Actions, and his Place in the History of Modern Iraq,”, colloquium in honor of Prof. Yehoshua Porath, Yad Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, February 1, 2018 (in Hebrew).

 

85. "Morocco: Social Unrest and Political Stability - For Now," 7th Abir Conference: "Arab States in the 21st Century: Between Failure and Cessation,” The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 26-27, 2018 (in Hebrew).

 

86. "To Play by the Rules, or Not? Modern Amazigh Identity in the Shadow of the Authoritarian State, international conference, "Minorities in the Middle East Revisited," Tel Aviv University, March 27, 2019.

 

87. Discussant, "Mohamed VI's Morocco: Twenty years On", panel sponsored by American Institute of Maghreb Studies, Middle East Studies Association annual conference, New Orleans, LA, November 14-17, 2019.

 

88. “Understanding Israeli-Moroccan Relations,” ASMEA Webinar series, March 24, 2021.

 

89. Discussant, “Israel and the Politics of Middle Eastern Minorities,” Association of Israel Studies, annual conference, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, June 7-9 2021.

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