Expert conference

Israeli Diplomacy in the Age of Ascendant Authoritarianism

Together with the Israel Council on Foreign Relations (which operates under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel organizes the conference "Israeli Diplomacy in the Age of Ascendant Authoritarianism" on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute 43 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem Conference Hall.


Please RSVP here by September 23, 2019.


17:30 Reception

18:00 Greetings

Dr. Alexander Brakel, Resident Representative, KAS Israel

Dr. Laurence Weinbaum, Director, Israel Council on Foreign Relations/ Chief Editor, The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs

18:15 Keynote Address

Prof. Yehuda Bauer, Professor Emeritus of History and Holocaust Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Academic Advisor to Yad Vashem

18:35 Respondent

Amb. Dr. Dore Gold, President, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA); Former Director-General, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Former Israeli Ambassador to the UN

18:50 Q & A

19:05 Panel discussion moderated by Prof. Sharon Pardo, ICFR Board Member; Jean Monet Chair ad personam, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (tbc)


Mr. Sam Sokol, Research Fellow, ISGAP

Ms. Fiamma Nirenstein, ICFR Board Member; Former VP, Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Italian Parliament; Senior Researcher, JCPA

19:45 Q & A

20:00 Closing Remarks: Mr. Dan Meridor, ICFR President

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Alternative venue

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute 43 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem Conference Hall