WEBINAR - Israel-Gaza-Lebanon: Where Are We Going?

DR. OR (ORI) RABINOWITZ is a senior lecturer at the International Relations Department of the Hebrew University and a visiting associate professor of Israel Studies at Stanford. She received her Ph.D. from King’s College London, where she received the prestigious Chevening scholarship, awarded by the British Foreign Office. She researches nuclear proliferation, intelligence studies, and U.S.-Israel relations at the Hebrew University. Her book ‘Bargaining on Nuclear Tests’ which focuses on nuclear proliferation bargains, was published in 2014 by Oxford University Press. She contributes analysis and think pieces to Israeli and U.S. platforms, including the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, and Ha’aretz.

DR. DANIEL SOBELMAN is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he teaches about coercion, war, and the international relations of the Middle East. He is also a Research Fellow with the Middle East Initiative at Harvard University’s Kennedy School.

His research revolves around asymmetric coercion, specifically in the context of contemporary Middle Eastern conflicts. Daniel is currently completing a book manuscript on asymmetric deterrence and “rules of the game” as exemplified in conflicts involving “resistance” actors in the region, including Hezbollah, Iran, Hamas, and Yemen’s Houthi rebels.

DR. GUY LARON is a senior lecturer at the International Relations Department of the Hebrew University. Previously, he was a visiting assistant professor at Northwestern University, a visiting fellow at the University of Oxford, and a term fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC (2022-2023). He is the author of two books: “Origins of the Suez Crisis” and “The Six-Day War.” His op-eds and stories have appeared in the Guardian, the Nation, History Today, Haaretz, Le Monde Diplomatique, and the American Prospect.

PROF. YORAM Z. HAFTEL is the Giancarlo Elia Valori Chair in the Study of Peace and Regional Cooperation in the Department of International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research agenda touches on the sources, design, and effects of international organizations (IOs) and international investment agreements (IIAs). He has published a book on the relationships between the institutionalization of regional economic organizations (REOs) and regional peace. His recent work examines such topics as the evolution of the global investment regime, the effect of economic crises on IO durability and performance, and the relationships between overlap and authority of IOs.