Uri Ben-Eliezer, Sociology, University of Haifa

War Over Peace: Israel in the eyes of a Critical Sociologist 

“The Nation and War, Some Reflections from Israel’s History”
Tuesday, April 23, 4pm, 6191 Helen C. White

“The Making, Unmaking, Remaking of Israeli Militarism”
Wednesday, April 24, 4pm, 6191 Helen C. White

Open seminar for public, students, and faculty
Thursday, April 25, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

URI BEN-ELIEZER is a political sociologist and chair of the department of sociology at the University of Haifa, Israel. His research interests include Israeli democracy, civil society, social movements, state-society relations, army-society relations, and peace and war. He has published numerous articles in such journals as Comparative Politics, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Comparative Political Studies, Theory and Society, Political Geography, Social Politics, Social Movement Studies, and Ethnic and Racial Studies. Ben-Eliezer is also the author of three books in English: The Making of Israeli Militarism (Indiana UP, 1998); Old Conflict, New War: Israel’s Politics Toward the Palestinians (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012); and War over Peace: One Hundred Years of Israel’s Militaristic Nationalism (University of California Press, 2019 forthcoming).