30Th Annual Meeting of the Association for Israel Studies
Israel: Leadership & Critical Decisions

The Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, Sede-Boqer Campus
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
June 23-25, 2014

​The conference will address the issue of leadership in society from a broad range of political, cultural, religious, social, and economic perspectives. Among the themes to be addressed are: leadership that generates processes of nation-building and national revolution; leadership in times of institutionalization and conventionalization; leadership in the face of crises; political leaders and elite groups in Israeli society and the Jewish people; leadership of minorities in Israeli society; the differentiation and the relationship between leadership and management; the reciprocal relationships between political leaders and intellectual leaders; the mutual connections between political leaders and religious leaders; positive and negative expectations of the leadership among various groups and sectors in Israeli society.

For registration and more information visit AIS Annual Meeting website