Mr Eldad Ben Aharon

Supervised by

  • Dan Stone First/primary/lead supervisor

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Research interests

Dr. Eldad Ben Aharon specializes in the field of modern Middle East studies and the region's diplomatic history during the Cold War. His research focuses on Israel's foreign policy from 1948 to present and his other main areas of interest are Memory Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Arab Jews, and the theory and practice of Oral History. 


During the academic year 2018/19, I am a visiting scholar at the Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Leiden University.

Research interests

My main areas of interest are Genocide and Mass Violence, the Armenian Genocide, Israel’s Clandestine Diplomacy, the International History of the Cold War, Modern Middle East Studies, Arab Nationalism, and Oral History.


2017 / 2018

  • Visiting Lecturer - Leiden University, The Netherlands BA programme, Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Course title: ‘Anthropology of the Middle East’ November 2017.
  • Visiting Lecturer - University of Utrecht, The Netherlands BA programme, Department of History of International Relations, Course title: ‘The Middle East after 1945, January 2018. 

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