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Events

Fall 2022-2023 tentative program

October 26, 2022: Marco Longobardo: The Prevention of Genocide (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

November 2, 2022: Angelina Stanojoska, Ice Ilijevski and Kire Babanoski: Exploring Individual Drivers of Violent Extremism in North Macedonia through Life-course Trajectories  (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

November 9, 2022: Uri Yanay: Maintaining Public Resilience in the Wake of Wars andTerrorist Attacks: Caring for Victims, their Families and Survivors (in Hebrew)

November 16 and 23, 2022: Young Researchers Workshop: Warfare of Tomorrow (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

November 30, 2022: Talia Levanon, Israel Trauma Coalition: Resilience Centers 

December 7, 2022: Emanuel Gross: What is Manifestly illegal order - Giva'ti A trial (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions - in Hebrew)

December 14, 2022: Tehila Kalagi: Minorities and Health Policy during COVID Pandemia

December 21, 2022: Klaas Eller: Infrastructural perspectives on global commerce under Covid-19: Towards a resilient governance of supply chains (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

December 28, 2022: Itamar Mann : TBD (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

January 4, 2023 Omri Grinberg: Past Lessons for Present Times: Reflections on Contemporary Events in Dark History Museums’ Online Platforms. With Chaim Noy and Moran Avital (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

January 11, 2023: Shaul Chorev: Israel’s Maritime Domain Blindness

Past Events and Seminar Lectures

September 15, 2022: INTERED conference: International Emergency Mechanisms and Disaster Risk Reduction. School of Fire Service and the Government Centre for Security in Poland, (co-organizers)

Consortium on Youth/Children in Prolonged Crisis

Spring semester 2022 

February 23, 2022: Chaim Refalowski: What Works in Regular Times - Will Work in an Emergency - Reflections on Two Years With COVID-19 (in Hebrew)

March 9, 2022: David Manheim: Avoiding the Next (Intentional) Pandemic: Israel and the Biological Weapons Convention (with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

March 16, 2022: Hama Abu-Kishk and Yuval Gozanski: Jewish and Arab Children in Corona Times - Challanges, Knowledge and the Media

March 23, 2022: Assaf Mond: What to Expect When You’re Expecting Civil Rights: Thoughts on Urban History, Production of Space, and Law (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

March 30, 2022: Amots Agnon, Eran Feitelson and Eran Lederman: The Twilight Zone: Provisional Housing after Earthquakes. Planning Provisional Accommodation for Uprooted Communities

April 6, 2022: Gil Rothschild Elyassi: "Other than the projects, you stay professional": Between Institutional Racism and Routine Policing. (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

April 27: Yan Serdtse: Challenges for Humanitatian Aid in Ukraine

May 11, 2022: Avi Bachar: How to Prepare a City for Emergencies?

May 18, 2022: Israel Political Science Association annual conference: Government Crises. Challenges of DATA and Rights, Warfare, Terror, Cyber, Pandemics and Sustainability (in Hebrew) session B13 on Crises, Emergencies, Law and Governence, headed by Prof. Eli Salzberger

May 25, 2022: Talia Diskin: A Law of Our Own: Legal Consciousness and Moral Conscience in Children’s Weeklies During Israel’s First Decade (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

June 1st, 2022: Yagil Levi and Ofra Ben Ishai: Armed with Legitimacy (With The Mineva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions)

June 8, 2022: Ilan Noy: Social Inequalities in Climate Change-Attributed Impacts of Hurricane Harvey

June 15: Eli Salzberger and Robert Neufeld: Emergency Management in Israel: Why Israel has no  Comprehensive Emergaency Management Doctorine?

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 

Fall 2021 

12.1.2022: Rawia Aburabia - Trapped Across Borders: Palestinian Women from the West Bank and Gaza in Polygamous Marriage in Israel (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 (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)

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

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

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

7.12.2021: Regional Collaboration in Disaster Prevention: the cases of Israel & Cyprus. Hybrid Workshop with CER!DES, European University in Cyprus. 

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)

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

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)

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)

27.11.2021: International webinar: COVID-19 Impacts and Takeaways for Policy and PlanningLast meeting in the series: "Israel in Corona Year"

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

Summer 2021

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

June 23, 28 and 30Mobilization, 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: Operation Guardian of the Walls: Preliminary Research (Hebrew)

Spring 2021

June 16, 2021: Amnon Alkalai, retired Chief of Staff, Operations and Policing Division, Israel police: Policing in Corona times

June 9, 2021: 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 20, 2021: Discussion on Prisoners Rights and Their Vaccination in Times of Pandemia. Joint event with the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions

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 Jerusalem. Joint 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 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

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 17, 2020: Readiness for Tsunami in Israel (in Hebrew)

November 11, 2020: 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)

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)

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). 

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)

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 

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

Fall 2019-2020

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

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

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

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

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

Spring 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019: Prof Yoram Shiftan: Modeling Peoples' Behavior in Emergencies and War Situations
See link to recording on YouTube here

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

Monday, April 1st, 2019: Dr. Shay Ben-yosef, Sociologist, Navigating Complexity: When System Meets Eco-system in an Emergency: The Challenge of Emergency Management in a Complex Environment
See link to recording on YouTube here

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

Fall-2018-19

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, June 12, 2018: Dr. Moshe Farchi,  Tel Hai Academic College (Welfare and Social Work group): A Model for Providing Initial Emotional Assistance in Distress and Emergency Situations
See link to recording on YouTube (in Hebrew) here

Tuesday, May 22, 2019: Prof. Timothy Sim, the Hong Kong Potytechnic University: Making Hong Kong a Resilient City
Lecture was co-sponsored  by the School of Social Work, University of Haifa
See link to recording on YouTube here

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

May 8, 2018: 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)

April 24, 2018: 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)

March 27, 2018: Kevin Fleming: Scenario-based exercises for Disaster Risk Management information elicitation - insights from the SENSUM and ESPREssO European projects