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Regional Collaboration in Disaster Prevention: the cases of Israel & CyprusHybrid Workshop with CER!DES, European University in Cyprus. Tuesday the 7th of December 2021

Fall semester seminar lectures 

13.10.2021: Human Enhancement and Advanced Technologies in Terrorism and Belligerencies - The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions Young Researchers Workshop

3.11.2021: Motti Zohar - Using Twitter for near real-time alerts and damage analysis of natural hazards in Israel and its close surrounding (in Hebrew)

10.11.2021: Avichai Levit-  Legislative Deliberative Democracy: Debating Acts Restricting Freedom of Speech during War (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

17.11.2021: Itzhak Brik - The Big Gaps in Israel Readiness for Emergencies (in Hebrew)

24.11.2021: Bernard S. Black - Coronavirus: Science, Uncertainty, and Policy

1.12.2021: Ziv Bohrer - The Defense of Justification for Obeying an Illegal Order in the Israeli Law (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions - in Hebrew)

8.12.2021: Romy Couriel - Urban Resilience - Means to Enhance it in Israeli Local Authorities

15.12.2021: Haim Abraham - Tort Liability in War (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

22.12.2021: Yossi Zamri - National Risk Management of the Coronavirus Crisis in Israel - a Reality or a Dream? (in Hebrew)

29.12.2021: Joel Slawotsky - The Impacts of National Crisis on Contractual Obligations (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

5.1.2022: Shimrit Maman -  International Cooperation for the Advancement of Space Technologies in Disaster Management

12.1.2022: Rawia Aburabia - The Law on the Books Versus the Law in Action: Muslim Women in Polygamous Marriages under the Jewish State (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

Seminar talks are held on Wednesdays between 14:15-15:45 (Israel time). In normal times events take place at the Center, located at ground level of the Terrace building (Hamadrega - see map). During the Coronavirus outbreak we meet in Cyber Space via Zoom.Most talks are streamlined on Facebook, as well as recorded and available later on YouTube 

 

Consortium on Youth/Children in Prolonged Crisis

 

Past Conferences and Workshops

October 27, 2021
International webinar: COVID-19 Impacts and Takeaways for Policy and PlanningLast meeting in the series: "Israel in Corona Year"

July 7, July 14, July 28, August 4,  August 11, August 18 and October 27, 2021
Israel in Corona Year, Insights from Social Science Research funded by the Israeli Ministry of Science (in Hebrew)

July 13, 2021
Perceptions and Public Behaviour regarding Earthquakes (With the Health and Risk Communication Research Center, Univ. of Haifa) (Hebrew)

June 23, 28 and 30
Mobilization, Interaction, Contention: Relations Between NGOs/Civil Society and States in Times of Covid-19 (With the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

June 9, 2021 at 16:15
Operation Guardian of the Walls: Preliminary Research (Hebrew)

December 9, 2020
The Abraham Accords and Middle Eastern Crises: Legal and Political Aspects. Joint event with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions

November 17, 2020 at 14:00-16:00
Readiness for Tsunami in Israel (in Hebrew)

October 13, 2020
It's All About Governance. A special webinar for the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (In Hebrew see here recording on YouTube)

July 20, 2020
Workshop with Yossi Zamri: Identifiction and prioterization of risks for managing the Coronavirus (in Hebrew. See here for more details, and here for recording on YouTube)

March 5, 2020
The Scientific Basis for Preparedness to COVID-19 and Other Pandemics. With the Haifa University School of Public Health (in Hebrew)
See here for recording on Facebook: Part A and Part B

December 29, 2019
Research on Preparedness to Emergencies and Disasters (in Hebrew)
Conference was held within the framework of the Israeli Geographic Associasion's annual conference, at the Port Campus - University of Haifa

November 28-29 2018
Cascading Disasters - an International researchers workshop (November 28) and conference (November 29

Past Seminar lectures

Spring 2021

June 16
Amnon Alkalai, retired Chief of Staff, Operations and Policing Division, Israel police: Policing in Corona times

June 9, 2021 at 14:15
Dr. Liat Kulik: Volunteers in emergency

June 2, 2021
Ina Kubbe and Rosa da Costa: "The Role of Corruption and Human Rights Violations in Migratory Flows: Impact and Perceptions" (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

May 26, 2021
Dr. Alex Altshuler: "International view on challenges and successes coping with COVID-19"

May 19, 2021
Dr. Shelly Aviv-Yeini - "Promoting Peace in International Law: Bringing States to the Mediation Table"

May 5, 2021
Prof. Gad Barzilai and Dr. Rottem Rosenberg-Rubins: "The Intersection of International Law and Domestic Law in Counterterrorism: A Prologue" (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

April 28, 2021
Dr. Sharon Gordon: Democratic Deadlock and Leadership - Germany and Austria and the Rise of Nazism/Fascism (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

April 21, 2021
Valerie Brachia: "Sustainable Lifestyles after Covid 19"

April 7
Event for the publication of Dr. Dana Schmalz's book: "Refugees, Democracy and the Law: Political Rights at the Margins of the State" (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

March 17, 2021
Prof. Shlomit Paz, Dr. Maya Negev, Dr. Hani Nouman, Dr. Motti Zohar and Prof. Hagai Levin:Local resilience: vulnerability assessment and adaptation to climate emergencies in Haifa (in Hebrew)

March 10
The ICC decision about its jurisdiction in the situation of Palestine - Open discussion (with the MinervaCenter for the Rule of Law under Extrerme Conditions)

March 3, 2021
Jonathan Yonni Schwartz, Minerals & Geology Program Manager and BAER Program Coordinator, Forest Service, Los Padres National Forest, California :"Protecting Natural and Cultural Resources during a wildfire"

Winter 2020-2021

January 13, 2021
Prof. Manfred Green: Gender and ethnic origin differences in attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccines – results of a survey in Israel (in Hebrew)

January 6, 2021
Dr. Oren Shlomo: From Contested Sovereignty to Urban Politics: Palestinian Rights-Claiming and 'Accessing the State' in post-Oslo East JerusalemJoint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions:

December 30, 2020
Dr. Ran Kuttner and Dr. Anat Avrahami-Marom: Covid-19 as an opportunity for advancing social cohesion as part of social resilience construction in Israel: Research findings and recommendations for action (in Hebrew)

December 23, 2020
Dr. Antal Berkes: Compliance by tribunals of armed opposition groups with international law. Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions

December 2, 2020
Prof. Michael Birenhak:Constitutional Engineering and Privacy Engineering. Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions

November 25, 2020
Prof. Michael Halbertal: Hospital Readiness in Corona Times: Challenges and Solutions (In Hebrew)

November 18, 2020
Dr. Shay Ben Yosef: Capacity Oriented Emergency Management (In Hebrew)

November 11 at 14:30-16:00
Dr. Robert Neufeld and Prof. Eli Salzberger: Management of Emergencies in Israel. Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (In Hebrew)

November 4, 2020
Prof. Hendrik J. Bruins: Risks for Food Security in Global and Regional Perspective (In Hebrew)

October 28, 2020
Prof. Eli Salzberger: Introduction to the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions. Joint lecture with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (In Hebrew. See here for recording on YouTube)

 

October 21, 2020
Prof. Orit Nuttman-Shwartz: Shared Traumatic Reality: Therapists in Remote (In Hebrew. See here recording on YouTube)

September 9, 2020
Covid-19 Meets Politics: The Novel Coronavirus as a Novel Challenge for Legislatures. Seminar talk with Dr. Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov, Bar-Ilan University, Faculty of Law, co-hosted with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (see here recording on YouTube)

June 17, 2020
Prof. Rassem Khamaisi: The violence in the Arabic sector as an emergency situation (in Hebrew. See here for recording on YouTube)

June 24, 2020
Prof. Noam Greenbaum: Flood risks around the world and in Israel (in Hebrew. See here for recording on YouTube)

May 13, 2020
Mr. Yona Yahav, former mayor of Haifa municipality: Preparedness of local authorities to emergencies (in Hebrew. See here recording on YouTube)

April 20, 2020
Prof. Michal Shamai: Relationship under fire: Implications of exposure to extended security risk situations on couple relations (in Hebrew. See here recording on YouTube)

March 24, 2020
Nicki Cons, Risk management specialist: Case studies of risk management in extreme conditions 

 

Fall 2019-2020

January 21, 2020:
What happens out there? Is it really warming up?
Prof. Micha Klein
See link to recording on YouTube here

January 7, 2020:
Forest fire risk reduction: towards an integrated fire management approach in Haifa (in English). See here for more details
Dr. Yaella Depietri
See link for recording on YouTube here

December 3, 2019:
Prevention of PTSD (in Hebrew) see here for more details 
Dr. Eyal Fruchter
See link for recording on YouTube here

November 19,2019
Preparedness to emergencies for people with disabilities, from their point of view (in Hebrew)
Ilan Finkelstein, MPH
See link to recording on YouTube here

Spring 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Modeling Peoples' Behavior in Emergencies and War Situations
Prof Yoram Shiftan

See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, May 28 
Children in an Emergency
Prof. Rivka Yahav and Dr. Adar Ben Eliyahu
See link to recording on YouTube here

Monday, April 1st, 2019 

When System Meets Eco-system in an Emergency: The Challenge of Emergency Management in a Complex Environment
Dr. Shay Ben-yosef, Sociologist, Navigating Complexity
See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 :
'Deep' adaptation to drought: Lessons from Israel
Dr. Amit Tubi
See link to recording on YouTube here

Fall-2018-19 lectures

Tuesday, January 8, 2019:
Health and Social Issues in Dealing with Displaced People
Einav Levi
See link to recording on YouTube here

Thursday, December 13, 2018:
History of Earthqukes Damages in Israel in the last 3,500 years
Dr. Motti Zohar
See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2018
Health Risk Communication in Epidemic Outbreaks
Prof. Anat Gesser-Edelsburg

Thursday, November 1st, 2018: 
Strategic Planning for Emergency Readiness: An Info-gap Approach
Prof. Yakov Ben-Haim,  Technion (Risk Assessment and Risk Management group)
See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Prepardness for a Nuclear Event
Colonel (reserves) Ori Nissim-Levi (Affiliate at the Center)
See link to recording on YouTube (in Hebrew) here

Tuesday, June 12 at 14:00
A Model for Providing Initial Emotional Assistance in Distress and Emergency Situations
Dr. Moshe Farchi,  Tel Hai Academic College (Welfare and Social Work group) 
See link to recording on YouTube (in Hebrew) here

Tuesday, May 22 at 14:00
Making Hong Kong a Resilient City
Prof. Timothy Sim, the Hong Kong Potytechnic University
Lecture was co-sponsored  by the School of Social Work, University of Haifa
See link to recording on YouTube here

Tuesday, May 8 at 14:00
Prof. Avigdor Gal, Technion (Engineering, Technology and Planning group)
Big Data Challenges in Detecting Uncertain Events in Intelligence and Security Informatics
See link to recording on YouTube here, and presentation here (In Hebrew)

Tuesday, April 24 at 14:00
Prof. Shaul Kimhi, Tel Hai Academic College (Welfare and Social Work group)
What is Resilience? How is it measured and why it is important?
See link to recording on YouTube here (In Hebrew)

Tuesday, March 27  at 14:00
Kevin FlemingScenario-based exercises for Disaster Risk Management information elicitation - insights from the SENSUM and ESPREssO European projects