Nationalism and Identity in Israeli Politics

Nadav Shelef

Monday, May 2, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
St. Olaf College, Sun Ballroom

Nadav Shelef’s lecture, Nationalism and Identity in Israeli Politics, will provide insights from his research, teachings, and his book, Evolving Nationalism. Shelef will discuss how ethnicity and religion impacts Israeli political discourse over citizenship, policies, and borders.

About the Speaker

Speaker: Nadav Shelef

Nadav Shelef

Nadav Shelef is the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Israel Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin. Professor Shelef teaches and studies nationalism, religion and politics, Israeli politics and society, and Middle East politics. His current projects focus on understanding how homelands change and the conditions under which religious parties moderate their positions.