European Association of Israel Studies an independent, scholarly association devoted to the academic study of Israel.

The EAIS is committed to rigorous academic scholarship about Israel and high quality research and teaching in this area, as well as increasing the breadth of study of this important part of the Middle East.

 

 

 

UPCOMING>>>

Call for papers

25.07.2020

The Ben Gurion Chair for Israel and Middle East Studies at the Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies and the EAIS, in cooperation with the Chair for Eastern European History at Heidelberg University, invite papers from PhD students and early career researchers for a workshop which will take place on the 7th and 8th of November in Heidelberg.

Call for papers

18.07.2020

2021 Virtual Conference Submission Deadline Extended to July 18, 2021 -------------------------------

Call for Papers: EAIS 9th Annual Conference on Israel Studies: "Israel in a Changing World: Domestic and International Perspectives and Practices"

 

 

 

Our latest interviews & events:

Interview with Amnon Aran [02.04.2021] 4th GRADUATE WORKSHOP >>>
 
 
   
"BEING JEWISH IN 21ST CENTURY CENTRAL EUROPE: - a debate Interview with Yaacov Yadgar: [11.03.2021]
 
 
   
Interview with Professor Colin Shindler: [15.10.2020] Interview with Dr. Anders Persson: [13.11.2020]
 
 

 

 

We are committed to rigorous academic scholarship about Israel and high quality research and teaching in this area, as well as increasing the breadth of study of this important part of the Middle East. This commitment is reflected in our vision, mission, and values, and in the range of exciting Israel Studies events, resources, and opportunities. We provide for our members

   
What we do

Promoting, encouraging and supporting the independent, academic studies of Israel

We do networking...

As a member of the EAIS, you’ll benefit from our range of exciting – and continuously expanding – Israel Studies events, activities, and other exclusive opportunities.

We create a space...

Our annual conference is a fantastic opportunity either to share or excahnge the ideas, research conclusions and scientific approaches. It gives us a chance to build an academic cooperation.

We research and explore

This is the most important thing: our association helps to build bridges between scientists from variuos countries and bring them together in research activities.

We promote...

In todays's world science is not efective without propoer promotion. Reaching out to public with our expertise is the key make an use of our knowledge.

Inside our Association - who we are...
Our Philosophy.

Inside our Association - who we are...

Read what we do...

8th Annual Conference in Prague, Czechia 2019
Annual conferences in the past.

8th Annual Conference in Prague, Czechia 2019

See papers and videos from our previous conference in Prague, Czechia 2019

Meet professional team.

Our team

Prof. Joanna Dyduch

Prof. Joanna Dyduch Chair

Prof. Joanna Dyduch is lecturer at the Jagiellonian University in the Institute of the Middle and Far East. She completed her PhD in political science from Wrocław University. joanna.dyduch@uj.edu.pl

 Dr. Artur Skorek

Dr. Artur Skorek Executive Secretary

Assistant professor at the Institute of the Middle and Far East, Jagiellonian University in Krakow (UJ), a political scientist specializing in Israel and international relations. artur.skorek@uj.edu.pl

 Prof. Colin Shindler

Prof. Colin Shindler Honorary President and Founding Chair

Colin Shindler is Honorary President and Founding Chair of the EAIS. He is an emeritus professor at SOAS University of London and the author of eight books about Israeli history and politics.

Prof. Sharon Pardo

Prof. Sharon Pardo Academic Council

Prof. Sharon Pardo (Ph.D., Ghent University, Faculty of Political and Social Studies) is a Jean Monnet Chair ad personam in European Studies in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). Pardo is a Senior Researcher at The Simone Veil Research Centre for Contemporary European Studies.

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