Simon Gansinger is a graduate student in the Philosophy Department at the University of Vienna, where he specialises in Critical Theory and legal philosophy. Simon has organised academic lecture cycles on Critical Theory, antisemitism, and psychoanalysis, and he also works as a tutor, educating young adults on Israel, antisemitism, National Socialism, and racism. In 2009-10, he interned in the archive of Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, and in 2012-13 studied at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow.
Our Voice of the Week is a Brookings Institution Governance Studies panel discussing US foreign policy in the Middle East and examining how the Trump administration is likely to engage with critical issues and challenges over the next four years. Panellists include Yeganeh Torbati, State Department Correspondent for Reuters; Adel Abdel Ghafar, Brookings Visiting Fellow; John Hudak, Brookings Deputy Director and Senior Fellow; and Shibley Telhami, non-resident Senior Fellow.