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European Association of Israel Studies (EAIS)

EAIS Members


Professor Clive Jones, Professor of Regional Security in the School of Government and International Affairs (University of Durham).

Deputy Chair 

Professor Rory Miller (Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar).

Executive Committee of the EAIS


Voting Members:

  • Dr Amnon Aran, Lecturer in International Politics of the Middle East, (City University, UK).
  • Dr Alan Craig, Pears Lecturer (University of Leeds, UK).
  • Professor Raffaella A. Del Sarto (European University Institute, Italy; Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) - SAIS Europe, Italy).
  • Professor Alain Dieckhoff (Sciences Po, France).
  • Dr Jacob Eriksson (University of York, UK).


Non-Voting Members:

  • Professor Emeritus Colin Shindler, Pears Senior Research Fellow in Israel Studies (SOAS University of London, UK).
  • Ms Amy Braier (Director, Pears Foundation, UK).
  • Ms Fiona McWilliams (Director of External Relations and Development (SOAS University of London, UK).
Clive Jones
Chair, European Association of Israel Studies
Clive Jones

International Relations (particularly with regard to foreign and defence policy decision-making), Middle East studies (with a clear emphasis upon Israel and Gulf Security) and security studies (with emphasis upon low intensity conflict and intelligence).

Administrative Staff

Kirsten Daswani
Executive Director
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