Event details

+ Discussion with Prof. Colin Shindler and Prof. Yossi Mekelberg

Attending this event

Colin Shindler

Colin Shindler is Emeritus professor at SOAS, University of London and founding Chairman of the European Association of Israel Studies. Author of eight books, the latest of which is ‘The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron’.

Yossi Mekelberg

Yossi Mekelberg has taught International Relations at Regent’s University London since 1996 and is currently the International Relations and Social Sciences Programme Director at the Faculty of Humanities , Arts & Social Sciences at Regent’s University London. His fields of interest are International Relations Theory, Middle East Affairs, US Foreign Policy and International Relations and Revolutions. Yossi Mekelberg is also an Associate Fellow of the Middle East Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House. In addition he is a member of the London Committee and Council of Human Rights Watch and a consultant to the Dutch simulation and education foundation Pax Ludens. He is also a founding member of the Middle East Economic Forum. Yossi is a regular contributor to the international media on these issues including BBC, CNN, Al-Jazeera, CBC, Guardian, Independent among many others. He is frequently invited to give talks, run workshops and provide advice to the British government, NATO and the EU.

Films screening at this event

The Settlers

original title
Shimon Dotan
Canada, France, Germany, Israel
110 min

“The power to provoke strong reactions wherever it plays.” – Variety

Interweaving fascinating archival footage with contemporary interviews with settlers and academics, this is the first film of its kind to offer a comprehensive view of the Jewish settlements in the West Bank. It is an historical overview, geopolitical study, and intimate look at the people at the core of the most daunting challenge facing Israel and the international community today.

Winner: Best Documentary, Israeli Film Academy Awards
Nominated: Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival