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Not Your Toy: Israel-Europe Relations through the Lens of the Eurovision Song Contest
October 10 @ 5:30 pm
October 10, 2019
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Mandel Center for the Humanities
3rd Floor Reading Room
Why does Israel participate in a European song contest, and what does this contest say about how Israel and Europe relate to each other? How can popular culture inform how we study international relations? Join us to learn why this contest is crucial for understanding both Israel and Europe today.
This lively panel discussion will feature our associate director Dr. Shayna Weiss, in conversation with:
Dr. Paul Jordan, aka Dr. Eurovision
Dr. Hankus Netsky, the co-chair of Contemporary Improvisation at the New England Conservatory
Dr. Sabine von Mering, director of the Center for German and European Studies
Cosponsored by the Center for German and European Studies.