International Conference: Perspectives on Terrorism and Migration in Germany, Europe and Israel: From Discourse to Policy

Date: 
Sun, 24/03/2019 to Tue, 26/03/2019

Location: 
Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 503

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International Conference

Perspectives on Terrorism and Migration in Germany, Europe and Israel: From Discourse to Policy

Haifa and Jerusalem, 24-26 March 2019

Sunday, 24 March 2019

University of Haifa, Ofer Observatory, Floor 30, Eshkol Tower

13:30-13:45

Welcome

 

Prof. Eli Salzberger, Director, Haifa Center for German and European Studies & Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions, University of Haifa

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann, DAAD Center for German Studies & Department of Communication & Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

13:45-15:15

Securitization Practices and Migration in a Comparative Perspective

 

Chair: Dr. Nimrod Kovner, The Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa

 

Prof. Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski, Willy Brandt Center for German and  European Studies, University of Wroclaw

 

Adv. Anat Ben Dor, The Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University

 

Adv. Keren Michaeli, Head of Legal Unit, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Israel

15:15-15:45

Coffee Break

15:45-17:15

Political Ideology Logics of Threat and Collective Memory

 

Chair: Dr. Adi Hercowitz-Amir, Haifa Center for German and European Studies, University of Haifa

 

Dr. Ayelet Banai & Mr. Yuval Canfi, Haifa Center for German and European Studies & School of Political Sciences, University of Haifa

 

Prof. Oren Meyers, Department of Communication, University of Haifa

 

Dr. Gal Ariely, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

17:15-17:30

Coffee Break

17:30-18:30

Keynote Lecture

 

Why Do Courts Incline to Prefer National Security Arguments over Human Rights?

 

Prof. Gad Barzilai, Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions & International School, University of Haifa

18:30

Reception

 

Monday, 25 March 2019

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 503

9:30-9:45

Opening Remarks

 

Prof. Gili S. Drori, Director, The European Forum & DAAD Center for German Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann, DAAD Center for German Studies & Department of Communication & Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

9:45-11:15

The Securitization of Collective Identity within the Context of Conflict and Terrorism

 

Chair: Dr. Yael Ben-Moshe, Bucerius Institute for Research of German History and Society & Haifa Center for German and European Studies, University of Haifa

 

Media, Freedom and Democracy: Fundamental Aspects Retold

 

Dr. Angelos Giannakopoulos, European Studies Department, University of Tel Aviv & University of Dortmund

 

Terrorism Crisis Communication in Europe and Israel

 

Prof. Shlomo Shpiro, Department of Political Studies, Bar-Ilan University

 

"Do You Condemn?" Negotiating Power Relations in Ethno-Political Interviews

 

Prof. Zohar Kampf, Department of Communication & Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

11:15-11:45

Coffee Break

11:45-13:15

The Impact of Memory Frames on Migration and Security Discourses

 

Chair: Dr. Adi Hercowitz-Amir, Haifa Center for German and European Studies, University of Haifa

 

Historical Frames and Resonating Images in European Public Perception of New Terrorism and Forced Migration

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann, DAAD Center for German Studies & Department of Communication & Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

The Memory, Media and Migration Nexus – The Case of African Asylum Seekers in Israel

 

Dr. Noam Tirosh, Department of Communication Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

 

From Collective Memory to Collective Vision: The Mediatization of the Future of Conflicts

 

Prof. Motti Neiger, School of Communication, Bar-Ilan University

13:15-14:30

Lunch break

14:30-16:00

Collective Identity Discourse and the Challenges of Migration

 

Chair: Dr. Elie Friedman, School of Communication, Bar-Ilan University & The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Socio-Psychological Reactions in the EU to Immigration: From Regaining Ontological Security to Desecuritization

 

Dr. Tal Dingott Alkopher, Hadassah Academic College in Jerusalem & Department of International Relations, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Linking Migration and Terrorism: Populist Discourses on Limiting Human Rights

 

Dr. Markus Rheindorf, Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Vienna

 

Collective Identity, Social Media and the Threat of Migration: A Media Proximization Approach

 

Dr. Monika Kopytowska, Department of Pragmatics, University of Lodz

16:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:30

The Legacy of Conflict – The Case of the Balkans

 

Chair: Prof. Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski, Willy Brandt Center for German and European Studies, University of Wroclaw

 

The Balkans: Fertile Ground for Political and Religious Radicals

 

Dr. Alon Ben-Meir, Center for Global Affairs, New York University

 

Challenges of Migration via the Western Balkan Route in the Context of the International Debate on Terrorism and Security

 

Dr. Martina Bitunjac, Department of History, University of Potsdam & Moses Mendelssohn Center, Potsdam

 

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 503

9:30-11:15

Case Studies and Comparison: The Media Discourses in Israel, Austria, Poland, and Germany

 

Chair: Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann, DAAD Center for German Studies & Department of Communication & Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Framing Collective Identities through Terrorism and Migration Discourses: The German Case 2010, 2018

 

Dr. Yael Ben-Moshe, Bucerius Institute for Research of German History and Society & Haifa Center for German and European Studies, University of Haifa

 

Framing Collective Identities through Terrorism and Migration Discourses: The Israeli Case 2011, 2018

 

Dr. Elie Friedman, School of Communication, Bar-Ilan University & The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

The Caesarean Politics of Migration and Terrorism in Central and Eastern Europe

 

Prof. Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski, Willy Brandt Center for German and European Studies, University of Wroclaw

11:15-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-12:30

Closing Discussion: Future Directions of Collective Identity Formation within the Context of Migration and Terrorism

12:30-13:30

Lunch

 

Organization:

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann, Dr. Elie Friedman, Dr. Yael Ben-Moshe, Elisheva Moatti, Ateret Zer-Cavod

University of Haifa: Dr. Michal Ben-Gal, Dr. Adi Hercowitz-Amir, Katharina Konarek, Danni Reches

 

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