Formulating Israel's strategy in changing the world order

- Prof. Dr. Zaki Shalom


In the framework of the “The Middle East and the EU”lecture cycle


the International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES)


Invites you kindly to a lecture of


Prof. Dr. Zaki Shalom




Formulating Israel's strategy in changing the world order


The lecture will be held on Tuesday October 27th,  2015, at 17.30,

in the  “Lev” hotel, 13. floor, »Grad« hall, Vošnjakova 1, Ljubljana


Prof. Dr. Zaki Shalom is a member of the research staff at the Institute for National Security Studies and the Ben-Gurion Research Institute at Ben-Gurion University. He has published extensively on various facets of Israel's defence policy, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the role of the superpowers in the Middle East, and Israel's struggle against terror. His work has also focused on the study of Israel's nuclear option, both in historical and contemporary perspectives.


Professor Shalom holds a BA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He is the author of numerous articles and several books, including Israel's Nuclear Option: behind the Scenes Diplomacy between Dimona and Washington (Sussex Academic Press and Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, 2005), and Ben-Gurion's Political Struggles, 1963-1967: A Lion in Winter (Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006). In 2007 he was awarded the prime minister's prestigious David Ben-Gurion memorial prize for his book Fire in His Bones, which deals with Ben-Gurion's activities following his resignation as prime minister and until his death.


In his lecture our guest will present his view on Israel's role in contemporary international relations, the situation in the Middle East and on the Israeli-Arab conflict.


The lecture will be in English followed by a discussion moderated by Zijad Bećirović and Bakhatyar Aljaf.




Please take your seat at the hall by 17.25 h at the latest.


Attendance isfree of charge, butwe ask you to confirm your participation at telephone number (01) 430 15 33 or at


Ljubljana, October 20, 2015