Events

Live stream

Online Conference- Climate Change and National Security: Implications for Israel and the Middle East

The INSS and KAS Israel are pleased to invite you to an online conference on the impact of climate change on the Middle East and the challenges to national security.

The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel (KAS Israel) are pleased to invite you to an online conference on the impact of climate change on the Middle East and the challenges to national security.

Event

Debating Matters to us 2020 Online Tournament

This year, KAS Israel partnered with EcoPeace Middle East, DM2US and the Swedish International Development Agency to build and implement a three-day tournament final focusing on some of the most pressing environmental issues affecting Israel and the region.

Exhibition

COVID-19: Exploration of Potential Systemic Changes to the Global Order

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 Israel Council on Foreign Relations/ Konrad Adenauer Stiftung-Israel Essay Contest

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 Israel Council on Foreign Relations/Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs /Konrad Adenauer Stiftung-Israel Essay Contest on "COVID-19: Exploration of Potential Systemic Changes to the Global Order." We received dozens of entries and are proud to co-present the top three with our partners at ICFR: 1st Place: Moshe Kwiat for his essay "Pandemics, Grey Zone Warfare, and (Inter)National Security" 2nd Place: Rachel Gould and M. Kate Gallagher for their essay "We Can Do Better: Opportunities to Adopt a New Economic Paradigm Thanks to the COVID-19 Pandemic" 3rd Place: Natan Chernin (not pictured) for his essay "The Threat of the Bio Lone Wolf on National Security: A Covid-19 Perspective" These three essays will be published in the summer issue of The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs. We congratulate the winners and want to thank everyone who took part!

Expert conference

Populism & Policy

Global Populist Trends applied to Common Policy Problems 

On December 9th, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Israel Democracy Institute will host their third workshop on Populism.

Expert conference

Russia in the Middle East

Strategic Implications of Russia’s Involvement in the Middle East

The INSS Russia Program, in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Israel,invites you to an international conference Among the conference topics: Russia in the international arena, Russia in the Middle East, and the relationship with Israel Panels open to the public and closed forums with leading experts from Russia,EU, and Israel More details to follow

Expert conference

The Annual National Security Conference

On November 25-26, 2019 the National Security and Democracy Program at IDI will hold its annual conference in Jerusalem in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung

Study and Information Program

SImon Veil Research Centre and KAS Israel: Study Tour of Poland

The study program will focus on Poland as a member of the European Union, its European integration process and current developments in the Polish society such as euro-skepticism, populism and anti-democratization trends. We will discuss the connection between the distant past of Poland, its role in World War II, the communist past, the westward turn, the rise of the right, its approach toward minorities, the place of the Jews, and its connection with Israel.

Expert conference

Arms Control Conference and Experts Forum

The INSS Arms Control and Regional Security Program, in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, will hold the annual Arms Control Conference and Experts Forum on November 11-12, 2019 at INSS.

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.

Symposium

The ideological roots of the "price tag" phenomenon

Exploring the subculture of “religiously-motivated racism" in Israel

Energy Security and Regional Cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean Rim

The Konrad Adenauer Regional Program Political Dialogue South Mediterranean and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel organized a two day conference in Malta June 8 and 9, 2017. The conference on Energy Security and Regional Cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean Rim hosted 16 participants from Germany, Turkey, Lebanon, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, and Greece.

The EchoChamber

A Conference on Hate Speech on the Internet

The magnitude of the Internet has given it an influence that has created both opportunities and challenges. Those challenges, such as the seemingly easy multiplication of hate speech that governments and civil society alike are finding difficult to harness. Decision makers are at a crossroads between Internet regulation and holding on the freedom of expression that is promoted in western societies. While the connection between online hate speech and offline actions are not yet fully understood, there is still a demand to provide more clarity on how they plan to tackle this challenge.

The Challenge of Complexity: How to Convey Israel to the German Public

On the occasion of the publication of the “Länderbericht Israel” by Dr. Gisela Dachs, KAS Israel, the Federal Agency of Civic Education and the DAAD Center for German Studies jointly organized a round table on the topic “The Challenge of Complexity: How to Convey Israel to the German Public” in order to present the publication and to discuss its complex meaning in practice.

Bologna around the World – A Comparative Point of View

The Bologna Training Center Annual International Conference

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosted together with The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev the Bologna Training Center annual Conference. Higher Education experts from around the world gathered to discuss the Bologna process from a comparative perspective, while reviewing how is the process being implemented outside and inside Europe and its future in Israel

Making Space for Each Other

Developing Shared Space in Divided Societies

In cooperation with the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research the KAS-Office Jerusalem held the 4th session of the joint “Kollek-Adenauer-Program” for creation of shared spaces in Jerusalem. Speaker of this session was Prof. Frank Gaffikin from Queens University, Belfast who gave an insight in his work on urban planning for the development of shared spaces in divided cities such as Belfast.

The Future of Israeli-European Relations in the eyes of Young Proffesionals

“THE ISRAEL-EUROPE FUTURE TASK FORCE” PROJECT

KAS Israel launched a series of workshops in cooperation with YPFP Tel-Aviv on the topic of Israeli-European relations. The participants included representatives from different European embassies, journalists, Academic researchers and representatives from various other Non-Governmental and Governmental organizations. The group heard from Mr. Shmuel (Sammy) Revel, Head of Europe Division in the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and discussed the “Shared Interests and Common Challenges”, and later engaged in a workshop that explored the necessary skills in today's changing global environment.

30 Years to the first Intifada

In memory of Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov

KAS Israel held an excellent event together with the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research marking 30 years from the first Intifada and in memory of Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov, with whom we had a long partnership with as the former head of the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies. We were pleased to host the experts Col. (res.) David Haham, Dr. Col. (res.) Moshe Elad and Professor Hillel Cohen who provided a very thorough analysis and history of the first intifada for the audience.

Tel Aviv Salon with Moshe “Bogie” Ya'alon

Together with our partner, the Tel Aviv Salon, 210 young professionals came together to listen to Mr. Ya’alon speak about the current political status quo and his political future.

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration

KAS Israel and the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs (JCPA) dedicated their mutual annual conference on the 28th of January to a special date – the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.

Immigration - Where do we go now?

Conference of Young Researchers in European Studies and African Studies in Israel

In cooperation with The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung co-hosted on January 16 the sixth annual Conference of Young Researchers in European Studies at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. This year the conference was organized as a joint initiative together with the Tamar Golan Africa Centre, as the focus of the conference this year was on immigration. The aim of this conference was to reflect together on African and European Studies and through exchange of knowledge, to enhance the research and study capacities in this field.