We have the pleasure of organizing within the Aspen Dialogues Program a Conversation with Prof. Eyal Zisser, Dean at Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University on May 15. We will be discussing various topics, among which: The Middle East and Israel – from the Arab Spring to the Islamic winter; Syria – from revolution to Civil war or the Israeli-Syrian-Lebanese challenges.
Professor Zisser serves as Dean at Faculty of Humanities at Tel Aviv University. He previously served as the head of the Department of Middle Eastern and African History and as senior research fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University. His area of expertise includes contemporary Middle East, engaging questions of state, society and economy in the Middle East, questions of foreign policy and international relations, and issues of cultural and national identity. Professor Zisser is now recognized as one of the leading researchers in the country and in the academic community in the field of occupation. He has published seven books and nearly ninety articles and studies focusing on modern Syria led by the Assad dynasty and the history of Lebanon.