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    8th Eurasian Peace Science Conference

    Monday, 14 January 2019 - Tuesday, 15 January 2019

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Alfred Davis Building, Mount Scopus , Jerusalem, 91905

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    The 8th Annual Eurasian Peace Science Conference will take place on January 14-15, 2019, at the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Proposals addressing this year's theme "Peace Science in Contested Spaces" as well as all aspects of peace science are welcome.

    The Conference is co-sponsored by The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, The Israeli Association for International Studies and The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for The Advancement of Peace.

    The conference’s goals are to broaden cooperation and intellectual dialogue amongst Eurasian and Middle Eastern peace science scholars, to encourage the fruitful interaction with the worldwide peace science community, and to bring together the most updated and relevant research on conflict and peace-related topics from throughout the entire world.

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    Monday, January 14, 2019

    Session # A: 9:30- 11:115

    Panel A. 1: Gender, Conflict, and Security: The Israeli Case (Maiersdorf 405)

    Panel A.2: Power Sharing and Self-Determination as Peace Strategies in Divided Societies (Maiersdorf 501)

    Panel A.3: Political Violence: Causes and Repercussions (Maiersdorf 502)

    Coffee Break, 11:15-11:45

    Session # B: 11:45-13:30

    Panel B.4: Democratization, Peace, and Violence (Maiersdorf 502)

    Panel B.5: Transitional Justice and Reconciliation (Maiersdorf 405)

    Panel B.6: International Dimensions of Domestic and ‘Intermestic’ Conflicts (Maiersdorf 501)

    Lunch Break, 13:30-15:00

    Session # C: 15:00-16:45

    Panel C.7: Religion, War, and Peace (Maiersdorf 405)

    Panel C.8: The Political Economy of International and Transnational Armed Conflicts (Maiersdorf 501)

    Panel C.9: Conflict Dynamics (Maiersdorf 502)

    Session # D: 171:15-19:30 – Greetings and Plenary Session (Maiersdorf 405)

    Panel D. 10: Learning from Past and Continuing Failures in Reaching Peace Agreements (Maiersdorf 405)

    Reception, 19:30-21:00

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Session # E: 09:00-10:45

    Panel E. 11: Patterns of Violence and Individual Actors (Maiersdorf 502)

    Panel E. 12: Non-Material and Ideational Approaches to Peace (Maiersdorf 405)

    Coffee Break, 10:45-11:15

    Session # F: 11:15-13:00

    Panel F.13: Low Intensity Violence and Non-Violent Resistance (Maiersdorf 502)

    Panel F.14: Social Media, Language, Identities, and Narratives between Contestation and Cooperation: The Case-Study of East-Jerusalem Palestinians (Maiersdorf 405)

    Lunch Break, 13:00-14:30

    Session # G: 14:30-16:15

    Panel G.15: Borders, Resources, War, and Peace (Maiersdorf 501)

    Panel G.16: Strategies and Approaches to Conflict Resolution (Maiersdorf 502)

    Panel G.17: The Contested City: Jerusalem between East and West (Maiersdorf 405)

    Coffe Break, 16:15-16:45

    Session # H: 16:45-18:30

    Panel H.18: Explaining the Expansion and Narrowing of Regional Conflicts (Maiersdorf 405)

    Panel H.19: East Asia in the Middle East and Beyond (Maiersdorf 502)

    Dinner, 19:30-21:30 (by invitation)