The Many Faces of Public Opinion

International Conference in honor of Prof. Yaacov Shamir, upon his retirement from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The conference was held on the 2nd of January 2013 at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (at the Beit Meirsdorf Faculty Club). Prof. Shamir, An Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism is a leading scholar in the Political Communication and Public Opinion domain and an expert on the role of public opinion in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The goal of this conference was to present cutting edge research that deals with the Many Faces of Public Opinion in Israel, the Middle East and the international arena and with public opinion regarding conflict and conflict resolution in protracted conflicts such as the Israeli-Palestinian one. The Key Note speaker in this conference was Prof. Mark Tessler, from Michigan University, that presented his seminal work on Public Opinion in the Arab World. This conference was a collaborative project in which the Swiss Center joined the Department of Communication, the Smart Communication Institute, in order to hold this important academic event with the support of the Eshkol Institute at the Faculty of Social Science

Date: Jan. 2, 2013
Location: Maiersdorf Faculty Club, The Hebrew University, Mount Scopus

The entier confernce was taped, you can listen here

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