PUBLIC EVENT – Israel: Democracy, Religion, Politics

A panel discussion organised by the Research Network in Jewish Studies and the Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh

20 November 2013, 5:15-6:30pm,
Lecture Room 1, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX

The Panel will consider various perspectives on the State of Israel as a democratic entity. With an initial short presentation by Dr Yazeed Said (Dublin), the discussion will focus on topics such as the role of religion in politics, and the implications for politics arising from the presence of various religious groups in the State of Israel. Following a discussion among the members of the Panel, the audience is invited to address questions to the Panelists.

The Panel:

Dr Anthony Gorman (Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Edinburgh)
Dr Tobias Kelly (Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh)
Dr Yazeed Said (Mater Dei Institute, Dublin)
Dr Mathias Thaler (Politics & International Relations, University of Edinburgh)

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