This event is part of the Schusterman Seminar Series, advanced seminars for faculty and graduate students, open to everyone, featuring the latest research in Israel Studies. Presented by the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University.

Speaker Haggai Ram is a professor of history in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He received his Ph.D. from New York University (1993) and has taught at Ben-Gurion University since 1995. Ram’s teaching and research focus on the social and cultural histories of Iran and the region. of the Levant (including Palestine-Israel). In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, he is the author of “Myth and Mobilization in Revolutionary Iran” (American University Press, 1994); “Reading Iran in Israel” (in Hebrew, 2006); “Iranophobia: The Logic of an Israeli Obsession” (Stanford University Press, 2009); and “Intoxicating Zion: A Social History of Hashish in Mandate Palestine and Israel” (Stanford University Press, 2020). Ram is also the editor of Jama’a, a peer-reviewed Hebrew-language journal of Middle Eastern studies.

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