Upcoming Events

Not Your Toy: Israel-Europe Relations through the Lens of the Eurovision Song Contest

October 10, 2019

5:30 - 7:00 PM
Brandeis University

NEW LOCATION: Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library

Free and Open to the Public
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Why does Israel participate in a European song contest, and what does this contest say about how Israel and Europe relate to each other? How can popular culture inform how we study international relations? Join us to learn why this contest is crucial for understanding both Israel and Europe today. 

This lively panel discussion will feature associate director Shayna Weiss, in conversation with:

Paul Jordan, aka Dr. Eurovision
Hankus Netsky, the co-chair of Contemporary Improvisation at the New England Conservatory 
Sabine von Mering, director of the Center for German and European Studies

Cosponsored by the Center for German and European Studies

Past Events

Recent events have included book talks by Daniel Gordis, Jonathan Sarna, Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat, and Francine Klagsbrun; presentations by former MK, Dr. Rachel Adatto and Undergraduate Israel Travel Grant recipients; film showings and our annual conference featuring Rivka Carmi and Ambassador Daniel Shapiro.