Monday, December 16th
7:00 pm: Dinner and Speaker (By invitation)
“Historical Overview of the Conflict and Possible Solutions”
Venue: “Lara” restaurant.
Tuesday, December 17th
Venue: Beit Maeirsdorf, the Hebrew University
AM: Invited remarks from policy community (closed to all but invited guests)
09:00 am-10:30 am – Brief on currents security situation and instability in the region
Lt. General (Res.) Shaul Mofaz.
10:30-10:45 am: Coffee Break .
10:45 am-12:30 pm – Partisan Issues including settlers, borders, and Jerusalem–
- Borders – Brig.Gen (res)Udi Dekel
- Settlers – Col (res) Otniel Schneller (former member of the Kneset for Kadima and a settler in Ma’ale Mikmas).
- Jerusalem – Pini Meidan Shani
12:30-2:00 pm: Lunch
2:00-5:30 pm: Historical and/or theoretical insights into security issues facing a two state solution (open to faculty and students)
2:00 – 3:30 pm: Panel 1: What are the problems associated with creating legitimate borders?
- Kenneth Schultz (Stanford)
- Mike Mastanduno (Dartmouth)
- David Newmann (Ben Gurion)
3:30-3:45pm: Coffee Break
3:45-5:30pm: Panel 2: Is there a role for external guarantors and/or third party intervention in cases of contested borders? In cases of protracted disagreement among parties, is unilateral action by one side warranted?
- Chair: Yoram Haftel (HUJI)
- Charles Kupchan (Georgetown)
Group of relevant practitioners as commentators:
- Brig. Gen (res) Udi Dekel.
7:30 pm, Dinner and Speaker: “Status of Two States from the Israeli Vantage Point”
Prof. Shlomo Avineri
Venue: “Gabriel” restaurant
Wednesday, December 18th (open to faculty and students)
9:00 am-12:30 pm: Reconsidering Fundamental Issues of Sovereignty, Statehood and Governance
9:00-10:30 am: Panel 3: Are conventional notions of sovereignty applicable in the context of Israel and Palestine? Are there alternatives?
- Chair: Yotam Margalit (Tel Aviv)
- Stephen Krasner (Stanford)
10:30-10:45 am: coffee break
10:45-12:15 pm: Panel 4: Are there cases of stable governance in situations of “compromised” sovereignty?
- Chair: Judith Goldstein (Stanford)
Group of relevant practitioners as commentators, TBD
- Col (res) Pninah Baruch Sharvit
- Col. (Res.) Adv. Daniel Reisner
12:30-2:00 pm: Lunch
2:00-5:30 pm: How can public goods be delivered across contested borders?
2:00-3:30 pm: Panel 5: How have governments in nations subject to long term social and political conflict provided collective goods?
- Chair: Galia Press-Barnathan
- Michael Barnet (George Washington)
3:30-3:45 pm: Coffee Break
3:45-5:15 pm: Panel 6: Can private actors, either through markets or NGOs, be a source of technical, economic and/or pubic goods?
- Judith Goldstein (Stanford)
- John Pevehouse (U of Wisconsin)
5:15-6:30 pm: Roundtable: Practioners’ Response
- Mr. Naser Tahabub– deputy economy minister
- Mr. Dan Catarivas – Head of foreign trade and international relation in Manufacturers Association
- Brig. Gen(res) Dov (Fufi) Sedaka
- Ms. Ola Awad – Head of Palestinian central bureau of statistics.
7:30 pm: Dinner for Panel Participants
Venue: “Kiara” restaurant.