Miriam F. Elman is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University. She is currently serving as Executive Director of the Academic Engagement Network, a non-profit organisation that combats the delegitimisation of Israel and campus antisemitism. Elman frequently writes on contemporary left-wing antisemitism in the US. Last year she was listed by the Algemeiner among the top 100 people worldwide who are positively influencing Jewish life.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is Deputy Editor Samuel Nurding speaking with Anders Persson, senior lecturer at Linnaeus University and author of the new book, ‘EU Diplomacy and the Israeli-Arab Conflict, 1967-2019‘ (Edinburgh University press, 2020). The two discuss the EU’s role in the conflict over the last 50 years, the impact of the UAE and Bahrain peace deals on EU policy toward the conflict, and how the EU has contributed to the development of Israel.