Jan

31 2018

Scholar In Residence Lecture - Dr. Asaf Romirowsky

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

Contact Jeremy Lisitza
941.343.2113
jlisitza@jfedsrq.org

Second day of two-part series focusing on the beginning of modern day Palestine and the tranformation of Israel.

January 30--"The Road to Independence from the Pre-State to Statehood"

January 31--"The Creation of the Modern Day Middle East from 1967-Today"

Sweets & Coffee will be served prior to the lecture's 10:00am start.

This event is now FREE; online registration is CLOSED, but walk-ins are welcome.

 
About Dr. Romirowsky
 
Middle East historian Asaf Romirowsky is a fellow at the Middle East Forum and co-author of Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013). Dr. Romirowsky got his start in the policy world as a research fellow at the Middle East Forum, a Philadelphia-based think tank headed by scholar Daniel Pipes. Dr. Romirowsky is a former IDF (Israel Defense Forces) International Relations liaison officer in the West Bank and to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Dr. Romirowsky holds a BA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, masters degrees from Villanova University and West Chester University and a doctorate from Kings College London.

Dr. Romirowsky publishes widely in the national press as well as in scholarly journals. He makes frequent appearances in the media and lectures to a wide range of audiences around the world.

Dr. Romirowsky has traveled widely in Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Tunisia, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories.