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October 13, 2020 at 15:00-17:00
Coping with Coronavirus: It's All About Governance. A special webinar for the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction With the National Knowledge and Research Center for Emergency Readiness. October 13, 2020(In Hebrew)

 Tentative plan for fall semester - plan may change

Most talks and events are recorded and available in YouTube
In regular times, talks are held at the Center, located in the Terrace Building (Hamadrega), room 1013. For a map see here
In Corona times, all talks are on-line in virtual space

October 28, 2020 at 14:15
Eli Salzberger: Introduction to the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (in Hebrew)

November 11, 2020 at 14:15
Robert Neufeld and Eli Salzberger: Management of Emergencies in Israel

November 25, 2020

December 2, 2020 at 14:15
Michael Birenhak: Privacy in Crisis: Privacy Guidelines for the Design of Contact Tracing Technologies

December 9, 2020 at 14:15

December 23, 2020 at 14:15
Antal Berkes: Compliance by tribunals of armed opposition groups with international law

January 6, 2021 at 14:15
Oren Shlomo: From Contested Sovereignty to Urban Politics: Palestinian Rights-Claiming and 'Accessing the State' in post-Oslo East Jerusalem

January 20, 2021 at 14:15

Tentative plan for Spring semester - plan may change

March 10

April 7

April 28

May 19

June 2

June 6-18
The 4th Young Researchers Workshop on Terrorism and Belligerency: "Human Enhancement and Advanced Technologies in Terrorism and Belligerencies"

For ideas and suggestions on talks - contact Michal at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For past seminar talks and webinars - see here

Past 2020 Events

September 24
1st Early Career Researchers Virtual Conference of “What are YOU going to do with THAT?” podcast

September 9, 2020
Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov: Covid-19 Meets Politics: The Novel Coronavirus as a Novel Challenge for Legislatures

August 26, 2020 
Debating Futures for Israel/Palestine: Online discussion with Peter Beinart (following "Twenty Five Years since Oslo" webinar bellow)

July 22, July 27 and July 29:
International Webinar: Twenty Five Years since Oslo: Contemporary Forms of Governance, Control and Resistance in Israel and Palestine

May 24, 2020
Webinar: Democracy in the Time of Corona (Hebrew)
See invitation here



April 13, 2020
Yoav Mehozai: Israel almost stoped using Emergency Regulations. Until the Corona. (in Hebrew)
See here for more details and here for recording on YouTube

April 16, 2020
Itamar Mann: Disentangling Displacements: Historical Justice for Mizrahis and Palestinians in Israel.   See here for recording on YouTube

April 19, 2020
Gad Barzilai: Democracies amid Legal Emergencies: Why models are limited, but some are useful. See here for recording on YouTube

April 22, 2020
Rottem Rosenberg-Rubins: From a state of exception to hyper-legality: Israeli counter-terrorism law in the post-two-state era. See here for more details and here for recording on YouTube

April 26, 2020
Amnon Reichman: Webinar: Judicial Review and the Corona Virus.  See here for recording on YouTube

April 30, 2020
Itay Epshtain: Normative Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic Humanitarian Response and Human Rights ProtectionSee here for recording on YouTube

May 4 , 2020
Stefan Voigt, Christian Bjørnskov and Nir Kosti:Declarations of state of emergency and government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. See here for recording on YouTube

May 19, 2020
Amnon Reichman: Israeli Emergency Law . See here for recording on YouTube 

May 20 at 14:15 
Ori Sharon: State Extinction through Climate Change (in Hebrew). See here for recording on YouTube

June 3 at 14:15
Stavros Pantazopoulos: Wartime Environmental Damage Before International Courts and Tribunals:Strengthening the Environmental Rule of Lawsee here for recording on YouTube

June 18 at 12:15-13:30
Prof. Dr. Jan Soeffner: A state of Exception Beyond Carl Schmitt: Corona in Germany 
(with Haifa Center for German and European Studies (HCGES) see here for recording on YouTube

June 18 at 20:30
Dr. Orly Stern: International Humanitarian Law's Principle of Distinction and Women in Armed Groups
(With Forum Dvora and ALMA) see here for recording on YouTube

For past events see here

For a list of past seminar talks and links see here

2020-2021 Calendar