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Head of Kurdish Studies at the MDC, Prof. Ofra Bengio, appeared in a number of Israeli, international, and Kurdish news outlets, where she provided expert commentary regarding the recent Kurdistan referendum for independence.
Head of Africa Studies at the MDC, Dr. Irit Bak, appeared on Army Radio (Galei Tzahal) on 11 September 2017, where she discussed the relations between Israel and Togo. In Hebrew.
Prof. Shimon Shamir, Senior Researcher and former Director of the MDC, and former Ambassador to Egypt and Jordan, was profiled by Israel Educational Television on 28 August 2017. The full profile can be viewed here. In Hebrew.
MDC Researcher Dr. Nir Boms appeared on 22 August 2017 on the program, "Erev Hadash," where he discussed PM Netanyahu's upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the background - Israel's concerns that Iran will gain increasing strength in the Syrian Golan. In Hebrew.
On 26.7.17, Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak was interviewed on Channel 10's "London et Kirshenbaum," where he discussed the Temple Mount Crisis and Turkey. In Hebrew.
Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak appeared twice on Israeli media outlets on 14.7.17 and 16.7.17 to discuss the one-year anniversary of the attempted Turkish coup.
MDC Researcher Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discussed the one year anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey on i24 News. In English.
The full webcast of "Middle East and the Social Network: Community, State, and Terror," a symposium held by the Doron Halpern Middle East Network Analysis Desk on 18 June 2017, is now available for viewing. In Hebrew.
Dr. Itamar Radai presented a paper entitled, "al-Madaniyyat: An Alternative Civil Agenda for the Arab Citizens" as part of a panel entitled, "The Palestinian Arab Citizens in Israel: Between Political Divergence and Civil Convergence," at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Association for Israel Studies.