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כנס בינלאומי - 50 שנה למלחמת סיני

International Symposium
50th Anniversary of the "Sinai War"

Thursday, 2 November, 2006
Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Room 502
Mt. Scopus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

9:00 Greetings

Uzi Rebhun, Director of the Cherrick Center
Israel Bartal, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
Dalia Ofer, Head of the A. Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry

Session 1 Military Decisions and the Campaign

Chair: Yigal Sheffy, Tel-Aviv University

Mordechai Bar-On, Yad Yitzchak Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem
Ben-Gurion in Sevres: The Final Decision - Political and Military Planning

Natan Aridan, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Perfidious Albion: A Fifty Year Perspective of Britain's Involvement in the Suez War of 1956

Ze'ev Elron, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Paratroopers in the IDF, 1948-1956

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

Session 2

11:30-13:15 International Diplomacy

Chair: Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Amnon Sella, The Interdisciplinary Center-Herzelia, and Professor Emeritus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Middle East and the International System during the 1950s

Shaul Shay, IDF Military History Department
The Soviet Union - The Hungarian Uprising and the Suez Crisis

Moshe Fox, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem
The Two Pillars of Eisenhower's Middle East Policy: Misconception and Misinformation

13:15-14:30 Lunch break

Session 3

14:30-16:00 The Arab World and the Non-Aligned Group

Chair: Rivka Yadlin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Elie Podeh, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Suez Affair in Arab Eyes: Fifty Years Later

Rami Ginat, Bar-Ilan University
The Non-Aligned Camp and the Suez Crisis

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

Session 4

16:30-18:30 The Canadian Perspective

Chair: Galia Press-Barnathan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Patrick H. Brennan, University of Calgary
Bringing the Story into Focus: The Canadian Media's Perspectives on Israel, the Arabs and the Suez Crisis

Galen Perras, University of Ottawa
Canada’s Moment: The Historiography of Canada and the Suez Crisis

John R. Ferris, University of Calgary

Concluding Remarks

Alon Kadish, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

In cooperation with the IDF Military History Department

With the assistance of the Aryeh Ben-Eliezer Chair in National Liberation Movements of the 19th and 20th Centuries, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; the Faculty of Humanities, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and the Israel Association for Canadian Studies through the Canadian Personalities Exchange Program (CPEP) of the Government of Canada

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