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A lecture by Gideon Kressel, May 14, 2012 at 21:30 at BGU: "Legislature/Executive/Judiciary and the Academy"

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Israel Academia Monitor BGU branch invites you to a lecture by

 

Prof. emeritus Gideon M. Kressel


"Legislature/Executive/Judiciary and the Academy"


May 14, 2012 at 21:30, building 28 room 201

 


It is ok to be politically opinionated as we can be, taking part in rallies and election campaigns; but as university professors, when facing our students and classes, we need be loyal to an academic agenda. In the name of political, economic and the social sciences, we are paying respect; that is equal attention to all that is uttered, by the parties where every opinion is uttered. This takes a careful listening, hence taking into consideration the entire political gamut.

Off campus be political as you please, but while confronting your classes, be and remain scientific. Watch the triad of independent scholarly authorities —observe them at work from an academic perspective!
Bottom line: By all means; retain the academic agenda. Remain a teacher, not a preacher!



Kressel's Academic Appointments


1977-1980         Research Fellow, The J. Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University, Sde - Boqer Campus.

1980 - 86                     Senior Lecturer, Behavioral Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva.

1989-2000         Head, The Social Studies Center, J. Blaustein Institute for Desert Studies.

 

Publications

2003      Let Shepherding Endure: Applied Anthropology and the Preservation of a Cultural Tradition in Israel and the Middle East. Albany, SUNY.

2003      Hendrik J. Bruins, Joshual J. Akonga’a, Marcel M.E. M. Rutten and Gideon M. Kressel.  Drought Planning and Rainwater Harvesting for Arid-Zone Pastoralists: The Turkana and Maasai (Kenya) and the Negev Bedouin (Israel).

              NIRP Research for Policy Series 17. Groningen, the Netherlands.

2008      Herrera, Ephraim. & G.M. Kressel.  Jihad; Fundamentals and Fundamentalism(Hebrew).  Dvir , Tel Aviv.

2009      Together with Paul A. Hare (Eds), The Desert Experience in Israel; Communities, Arts, Science and Education in the Negev. University Press of America. Lanham Boulder, New York. Toronto Plymouth (UK).

2010      The Non-Planning of Post-Socialism in the Balkans; Anthropological Perspectives. The Edwin Mellen Press, Wales.

 

 

 

Open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

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