Judaic Studies



Isaac Kfir: "Conflict Resolution in the Middle East: Processing the Peace Process"

Tuesday, February 1, 2011; 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Campus Location: Classroom Building 1, Room 120
Cost: Free and open to the public

Judaic Studies Distinguished Lecturers Series presented by the Interdisciplinary Program in Judaic Studies in cooperation with Central Florida Hillel and the Center for Humanities and Digital Research

Dr. Isaac Kfir is a Lecturer of political science and terrorism at the Raphael Racanti International School and Senior Researcher at the Institute for Counter-Terrorism at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. His research focuses on the challenges of Islamic radicalism and terrorism in Pakistan, Britain and East Africa. He received his Ph.D. in International Relations from the London School of Economics. Dr. Kfir has written widely for academic journals and newspapers covering a variety of foreign and security affairs issues such as politics and humanitarianism in Zimbabwe. Professor Kfir has taught courses on counter-terrorism, international organizations, state and non-state actors, development in Latin America, Africa and Asia and the role of international intervention and international peacekeeping. Currently, he is in his second year as a Visiting Israeli Professor at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Public Administration and International Relations.

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