POMEPS Conversations: Gershon Shafir (S. 1, Ep. 14)

#14 – February 4, 2013. The George Washington University’s Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks with Gershon Shafir, professor of sociology at the University of California, San Diego. He specializes in Comparative-Historical Sociology, Nationalism, Citizenship and Globalization, Middle Eastern Societies, Theory. His co-authored Being Israeli: The Dynamics of Multiple Citizenships won the Middle Eastern Studies Association’s Albert Hourani Award for best book on the Middle East in 2002. Lynch and Shafir discuss his recent publication co-edited with Mark Levine Struggle and Survival in Israel and Palestine, an anthology of 25 life histories, as well as the Israeli and Palestinian peace process.

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