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 Dr Tamara Cofman Wittes, speaking at an IISS event in London, which asked: Is the US abandoning the Middle East? Dr Wittes is a Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. The event was chaired by Emile Hokayem and took place on 4 March 2019.