Annual Summery 2015

Post-Doctorate Fellowship: The Sophie Davis Forum on Gender, Conflict, Resolution and Peace

Dr. Timea Spitka, “Gender, International Intervention in Violent Conflicts, and Responsibility to Protect (R2P)”
Dr. Timea Spitka is the 2014-2016 Sophie Davis Scholar in Gender, International Conflict Resolution and Peace. She has a Ph.D. from Ben Gurion University, focusing on intervention in violent conflicts, and an M.A. from the University of Toronto in Russian and East European Studies. Her research examines intervention in violent conflicts, conflict resolution, international mediation, group identity, and gender. Her book, “International Intervention, Identity and Conflict Transformation: Bridges and Walls between Groups” is being published by Routledge. Dr. Spitka has taught classes in International intervention, Gender, Mediation, Conflict Resolution, and American Foreign Policy. She has worked for several international organizations, including the United Nations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oxfam as a Gender Advisor, and has worked as a journalist.
Her current research at the Davis Institute focuses on Gender, International Intervention in Violent Conflicts, and Responsibility to Protect (R2P).



The Sophie Davis Forum on Gender, Conflict Resolution and Peace International Workshop: Gender and International Intervention in Violent Conflicts

Monday-Tuesday, May 18-19, 2015, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Room 2001, Yitzhak Rabin Building

International Participants:
Elisa Helms, Central European University, Budapest
Zaida Catalan , EUPOL COPPS
Doris Gray, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
Areen Kiresh, Birzeit University
Amanda Murdie, University of Missouri, US
Maria Holt, University of Westminster, UK
Ruth Preser, ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural inquiry
Nisreen Alami, UN OCHA/UN Women
Magnea Marinosdottir, The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation
Benedetta Berti, Ben Gurion University and INSS