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Separation, Academia and Politics – Dangerous Liaisons

In light of the proposed amendment to the law on the Council for Higher Education

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Naftali Building, The After Hall (ground floor), Tel Aviv University

16:00 Opening Remarks
Prof. Hanoch Gutfreund, former chair, Bashaar – Academic Community for Israeli Society
Yohanan Plesner, president, Israel Democracy Institute
Prof. Moshe Sidi, director, Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research, Technion

16:15–18:00 Exclusion Sponsored by the Law: Gender Segregation in Academia – Implications for Israeli Society
Chair: Prof. Yedidia Stern, vice president, research, Israel Democracy Institute
Prof. Amnon Rubinstein, former minister of education
Adina Bar-Shalom, recipient of the Israel Prize for lifetime achievement and contribution to Israeli society
Prof. Hanoch Dagan, senior fellow, Israel Democracy Institute; faculty of law, Tel Aviv University
Dr. Moshe Hellinger, department of political studies, Bar-Ilan University
Tziona Koenig-Yair, Adv., vice president, Shalom Hartman Institute; former Equality Employment Opportunities Commissioner
Prof. Frances Raday, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; head, Concord Institute at the College of Management Academic Studies

18:20-19:50 Will Allowing Gender Segregation Change the Face of Israeli Academia?
Chair: Prof. Hagit Messer-Yaron, chair, Bashaar – Academic Community for Israeli Society
Opening Remarks: Prof. Yaffa Zilbershats, chair, planning and budgeting committee, Council for Higher Education
Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, Tel Aviv University
Prof. Ron Shapiro, president, Peres Academic Center
Dr. Yofi Tirosh, head, law school, Sapir College
Prof. Zehev Tadmor, chair of the board, Samuel Neaman Institute for National Policy Research, Technion

Please confirm participation on 03-6424895 or bashaar@bashaar.org.il