Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Prof. Gideon Aran: The Israeli Settlements in the Territories Part 1

My scholarly capital of interest to this conference rests upon three elements in my academic career. First, I have long been an observer of radical religion, religious violence and militancy in general; and I have written on  fundamentalism, Jewish and Middle Eastern fundamentalism in particular.

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Gideon Aran is a professor of Sociology & Anthropology at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He studies both religion and extremism, and particularly their intersection, in Israel, in past and present Judaism, and in comparative perspective. Aran's research is based mainly on ethnographic fieldwork. In recent years his writing and teaching focus on fundamentalism, sects, cults and radical groups, religious violence, terrorism. Aran's forthcoming book concerns suicide bombing, especially in the Middle East. 
Professor Gideon Aran
Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology
Hebrew University
Israel 91905
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