The Ruth and Phil Sokolof Lecture
2017 Phil & Ruth Sokolof Lecture
"Russia & Israel: New Emerging Powers in the Middle East"
Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 7:30 PM
UNO Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom
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Dr. Jonathan Adelman is a professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He received his Ph.D from Columbia University in 1976. Dr. Adelman has written 12 books on Russia, China, and the Middle East and specializes in security studies, foreign policy and revolutions. Notably, he has worked extensively with several government agencies in Washington and for the Science Application International Corporation as a senior scientist doing work on the Soviet military for the Defense Department. He is also a popular speaker on the Middle East, especially Israel and his latest book is The Rise of Israel: A History of a Revolutionary State.
The 2017 Sokolof Lecture is sponsored by the UNO Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies, the Jewish Federation of Omaha, the UNO College of Arts and Sciences and the University of Nebraska Foundation. For further information, contact Kasey De Goey, Staff Assistant for the Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies at UNO, 402.554.2788.
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