Chair Events

Re-Thinking African History and Historiography

12:00 – 12:15 Gathering and refreshments12:15 – 12:30 GreetingsProf. E. Zisser | Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv UniversityProf. G. Sabar | The Inter-University Program in African Studies, Tel Aviv University12:30 – 13:45 “The Debate on British Decolonization in Africa”Chair: Prof. M. Tamarkin | Director, The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Tel Aviv UniversitySpeaker: Prof. […]<<Read More...>>

Prof. David Richardson: Seminar

Consuming Goods, Consuming People: Refelections on the Atlantic Slave TradeTuesday, March 1, 2011Gilman 133, Tel Aviv UniversityDownload reading material here.<<Read More...>>

Israel-Turkey: Where and How Do We Go From Here?

ProgramChair: Prof. Ehud R. Toledano (Current Holder, the University Chair for Ottoman & Turkish Studies)Prof. Ofra Bengio (Department of Middle East and African History and Moshe Dayan Center) | Israeli-Turkish Relations: Have We Passed the Point of No-Return?Mr. Dan Catarivas (Director of Foreign Trade, the Manufacturers Association | The Economic Relations between Turkey and Israel – Data and Possible ImplicationsDr. Anat Lapidot-Firilla (Van […]<<Read More...>>

Crisis in Israeli-Turkish Relations: Neo-Ottomanism or Realpolitik?

Prof. Eyal Zisser | Chair and DiscussantProf. Ehud Toledano | The Strategic Alliance: A Historical Fact or Just a Dream?Prof. Ofra Bengio | The Silent Revolution in Turkey: Implications for IsraelProf. Dror Zeevi | Imperial Dreams and RealpolitikDr. Anat Lapidot-Firilla | “Natural Order” and Neo-Ottomanism as Realpolitik<<Read More...>>

Writing the Social History of the Middle East: Current and Past Students in a Tribute to Ehud R. Toledano

Since the early 1980s, Professor Toledano has taught and supervised over twenty graduate students who completed their MA theses and PhD dissertations under his guidance. Fifteen of them organized a colloquium in his honor and presented original papers on a variety of topics.<<Read More...>>

Chair Inauguration

Prof. Shlomo Biderman (Dean, Faculty of Humanities) | Opening AddressProf. Shimon Shamir | Israeli Ottoman Studies: from the Hebrew University to Tel Aviv UniversityProf. Ehud R. Toledano | Ottoman Studies in Israel and AbroadChair: Prof. Eyal Zisser, Head of the Department and Director of the Moshe Dayan Center(Ottoman Music between Speakers)<<Read More...>>