Education in Israel: Zionist Traditions, Challenges, and Identities

21-22 May, 2019

Bucharest, Romania

Our friends at the “Theodor Herzl” Centre of Israeli Studies-SNSPA, have released the Call for Papers for their 7th Annual Conference, which will take place from 21-22 May, in Bucharest, Romania.

The “Theodor Herzl” Centre of Israeli Studies at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA) in Bucharest aims to provide rigorous academic perspectives on issues pertaining to the Israeli government, politics and society. The Centre was created in order to provide more nuanced analyses and an academic approach alternative to journalistic approaches. One of its primary goals is training young professionals with a solid expertise concerning the Israeli reality.


We are interested in the overall evolution of the Israeli educational system, in connection to the evolution of the Israeli society. The main objective of the conference is to deliver a clear understanding of the values behind the Israeli education system, as well as its contribution to the political, economic and social development of the Israeli society.


The abstracts (max. 500 words followed by 3-5 keywords) should be submitted for review in MS Word format (.doc, .docx) via e-mail to Ms. Ildiko Galeru (

Please contact Ms. Galeru with any further inquiries regarding the conference and the call for papers. The official language of the conference is English. The authors will receive confirmation via e-mail.

Deadline for submission: 3 March 2019

Notification of acceptance: 8 March 2019

Note: Submission of the papers in due time is critical for the success of the program. The papers will be published in a book including all the presentation done during the Conference.

The organizers will cover the cost of transportation (economy class) and the accommodation during the Conference (3 nights).

The full Call for Papers can be read here.