Inauguration of the EAIS at the University of London

The European Association for Israel Studies (EAIS) was inaugurated during the last week of September with an academic conference held at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London. Almost 100 academic faculties from throughout Europe, came together to share theur ideas and to establish a network of scholars. The same week as the EAIS conference, a dinner was held in London, in the presence of both the British Amabassador to Israel Mr. Matthew Gould, and Israel’s new Ambassador to the UK, Mr. Daniel Taub, to honor the first anniversary of the Israeli – Britain Research Cooperation Program (BIRAX) which brings Israeli and British scholars together for joint seed research leading to larger research projects and increased bilateral cooperation.

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