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4/17 COLLOQUIUM | International Politics, History, and Jews
4/17 COLLOQUIUM | International Politics, History, and Jews
WhenWednesday, Apr. 17, 2019, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus roomHUB 145
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsStroum Center for Jewish Studies, Jackson School of International Studies
Target AudienceJSIS, Sociology, grad fellowship donors…

Join 2018-2019 Stroum Center Graduate Fellows Berkay Gulen and Kerice Doten-Snitker as they share their research.

A light lunch will be served.

Berkay Gulen, Robinovitch Family Fellow
“Discussing Turkey-Israel Relations in Israel: Common Themes, Different Perspectives”

Berkay Gulen is a PhD candidate in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.She received her MSc degrees in International Relations from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey, and in International Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Berkay’s academic interests led her to conduct research at the Moshe Dayan Center of Tel Aviv University in 2013 and the Institute of National Security Studies in Tel Aviv in 2018. Her doctoral research is on foreign policy decision-making and Turkey-Israel relations after 1991.

Kerice Doten-Snitker, Rabbi Arthur A. Jacobovitz Fellow
“Hebrew and Persian Revival Movements in the 19th Century”

Kerice is a doctoral candidate in Sociology at the University of Washington. She double-majored in Sociocultural Studies and International Relations at Bethel University (Minnesota) before completing an MA in Sociology at the University of Washington. Her scholarly interests include processes of inclusion and exclusion in society. Her current work examines the roles of political institutions, economics, and religion in the exclusion of Jews in medieval times, focusing on the Rhineland (western Germany). In Fall 2017 she was a visiting student at the Arye Maimon Institute for Jewish History at Universität Trier in Trier, Germany, funded by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD). In addition, she works at the University’s Center for Evaluation and Research for STEM Equity, which focuses on increasing equity — and the participation of systematically excluded students and professionals — in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.…
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