An International Conference in the honor of Professor Tamar Liebes, upon her retirement, was held in January 9th, 2013, and included key notes lecture by distinguished guests from abroad such as Professor Sonia Liningstone, Professor John Peters, Professor Andrea Press and Proofessor Bruce Williams.
The MA program in political communication in collaboration with the Smart Institute, held a panel on “News, Satire, and Politics,” as part of the program’s yearly graduate meeting. Haim Yavin, winner of Israel Prize for Communication represented the news, Guri Alfi, a popular comedian and a participant in the tv political satire “Matzav Hauma” (the status of the nation) represented political satire, and MK Shelly Yachimovitch, the leader of the Labor party, represented politics. The panel was moderated by Dr. Gadi Taub of the communication department.
International Conference in honor of Prof. Yaacov Shamir, upon his retirement from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The conference was held on the 2nd of January 2013 at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (at the Beit Meirsdorf Faculty Club). Prof.
In the framework of the Einstein Project cooperation in the domain of political communication between the Smart Communication Instittute, the department of communication at the Hebrew University (HU) and the Institute for Media Studies at the Freie Universitat (FU) Berlin,these partners are conducted together a Doctoral Students workshop on "Politics, Identities and Political Communication".
The first conference to focus on Israeli documentary cinema.
The conference brought together Israeli and International scholars from various disciplines: ethics, philosophy, phenomenology, cultural criticism and film theory. Through congruent, intersecting and oppositional glances, from the inside and from the outside, the conference offered new possibilities to know Israeli documentary cinema and decipher its unique charm
This international workshop, was held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, aimed at identifying the most important theoretical and empirical work that is relevant for understanding dynamics that initiate conflict as well as dynamics that resolve conflict and bring reconciliation.
International Conference in honor of Prof. Gadi Wolfsfeld, upon his retirement from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The conference was held on the 4th of January 2012 at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (at the Beit Meirsdorf Faculty Club). Prof. Wolfsfeld is one of the founders of the academic study of political communication in Israel and a leading scholar in the world in this domain.
During the academic year 2012-13 the following lecture series was held in the framework of the cooperation between the Smart Communication Institute and the Swiss Center for Conflict Research colloquium. These lectures cover a variety of topics, relevant to conflict, communication, peace, and inter-group relations from psychological, political, media related and sociological perspectives.
Organized with The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and The Nehemia Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies, this two-day conference held at The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute on April 9-10th 2008, was the first Israeli academic framework to enable communication scholars and graduate students to discuss their methodologies and research findings with colleagues from Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. Over seven sessions this cross-disciplinary gathering of experts explored a range of the most pressing contemporary questions concerning communications in the …