An international workshop was held in by the Swiss Center, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in Collaboration with The Center for Study of Rationality, the Smart Communications Institute and with the support of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The conference was held on June 6-7, 2012. It was aimed at identifying the most important theoretical and empirical work that is relevant for understanding dynamics that initiate conflict as well as dynamics that resolve conflict and bring reconciliation. Read more about Conflict and Moral Concern: Media, Psychology, Rationality and Emotion
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. Read more about The Many Faces of Public Opinion
YPI 2014, youth peace initiative, is an initiative that has been set up to get Israeli and Palestinian youth involved in the peace negotiations between their nations. Read more about YPI2014 – Our Common Futur
"The Gatekeepers" conference was held on December 29-30, 2014, at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. This conference was organized and conducted as a joint project of the Swiss Center for Conflict Research with the Smart Family Institute of Communication, The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace and the Department of Communication and Journalism.
Chairmen, managers and organizers of the conference were: Prof. Raya Morag, Prof. Ifat Maoz, Prof.Esther Schely-Newman, Professor Menahem Blondheim and Tal Shenhav. Read more about The Gatekeepers
In cooperation with the Department of Communication and Journalism and the Smart Family Institute of Communication at the Hebrew University we held two international conferences
A. Conference Title: Political Communication, Conflict, Journalism, Public Opinion, Discourse and Psychological Perspectives
In cooperation with the Department of Communication and Journalism and the Smart Family Institute of Communication at the Hebrew University and with the support of the Social Science Faculty and the Eshkol Institute at the Faculty of Social Science. Read more about Joint Conferences with the Department of Communication and Journalism
In cooperation with the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations at the Hebrew University.
The workshop discussed different aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict such as Ethical and Public Opinion; Decision Making; Regional Dimensions; Population Management and Political Violence. The program consisted of lectures and panels on various topics including:
Lecture I: How Ethical is the Palestinian Refusal to Recognize Israel as a Jewish State? - Prof. Amal Jamal, Tel Aviv University Read more about Israel under the Shadow of Conflict: A Reappraisal of Current Processes and of Future Repercussions