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 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.