Ilai Saltzman – Churchill, Truman, the State of Israel and the Current Middle East

September 21, 2017 @ 05:00pm


Please join us on Thursday, September 21, 2017 to welcome our guest speaker Ilai Saltzman.  He will address our Society on the Churchill, Truman, the State of Israel and the Current Middle East.


Dr. Ilai Saltzman is the Associate Director for Academic Programs at the Israel Institute in Washington, D.C.  He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Haifa, a Master’s in International Relations (magna cum laude) and a B.A. in International Relations both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Dr. Saltzman is the author of Securitizing Balance of Power Theory and published an article entitled Not So Special Relationship?  U.S.-Israel ‘Special Relations’ during Barack Obama’s Presidency.


Ilai has held professorships at Claremont McKenna College, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University and was a Research Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.


Dr. Saltzman’s current research focuses on states’ self-destructiveness, the role of emotions in foreign policy decision-making, and Change and Continuity in American Grand Strategy. 

 Date/Time:   Thursday, September 21, 2017; Wine & Cheese starts at 5:00 pm, Program from 5:50 – 7:00 pm 

Location:             Main Ballroom, The Vancouver Club, 915 Hastings Street West, Vancouver, B.C.

Cost:                      $35 each for a Member of the Society, $45 each for a non-Member

$50 for a Member accompanied by either a spouse, partner or an immediate family member

 (The ticket cost includes one beverage ticket per attendee for 1 glass of wine or beer, or for 2 soft drinks.  Additional drinks can be purchased from the bar)

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