Event Date: March 21, 2011 - 5:30 pm Location: Social Sciences Building, 120 Universi
A talk by Alan Dowty, Notre Dame University.
Presented by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and CIPS.
Free. Registration not required. In English.
Alan Dowty is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, and Senior Associate for Middle East Studies of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, at the University of Notre Dame. In 2003-2006 he was the first holder of the Kahanoff Chair in Israeli Studies at the University of Calgary, and in 2004-2006 he was President of the Association for Israel Studies. He has published widely on the Arab-Israel conflict, Israeli politics, U.S. foreign policy, weapons of mass destruction, international freedom of movement, and international enforcement. Among his books are The Limits of American Isolation (New York University Press, 1971), Middle East Crisis (University of California Press, 1984), which won the Quincy Wright Award of the International Studies Association, Closed Borders: The Contemporary Assault on Freedom of Movement (Yale University Press, 1987), and The Jewish State: A Century Later (University of California Press, 1998, 2001). An edited volume, Critical Problems in Israeli Society, was published by Praeger in early 2004. His latest book, Israel/Palestine (2005, 2008), is published by Polity Press as part of its series on Hot Spots in Global Politics.