Dr Eldad Ben Aharon

Dr Eldad Ben Aharon

Associate Fellow
Research Department:
Glocal Junctions

Contact

Twitter: @EldadBenAharon
E-Mail: benaharon@hsfk.de

CV

since 2020 Minerva Fellow and Associate Researcher at PRIF
since 2019 Lecturer at Leiden University, Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), department of Middle Eastern Studies
2018–2019 Visiting Scholar at Leiden University, Institute for Area Studies (LIAS)
2017–2019 Global Excellence Scholarship for Armenian Studies, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
2015–2019 D. Phil., Royal Holloway, University of London, Holocaust Research Institute and the Department of History
2012–2014 Master of Arts in Modern History, University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies
2007–2011 BA in Humanities and Social Science with specialization in International Relations, Open University of Israel

Expertise

Dr Eldad Ben Aharon is working on the following issues:

  • Middle East
  • Diplomatic History in the Middle East during the Cold War
  • Israel's Foreign Policy
  • Turkey's Foreign Policy
  • Middle East Responses to Nazism and the Holocaust
  • Comparative Genocide Studies

Publications

Doing Oral History with the Israeli Elite and the Question of Methodology in International Relations Research | 2020

Ben Aharon, Eldad (2020): Doing Oral History with the Israeli Elite and the Question of Methodology in International Relations Research, in: The Oral History Review, 47:1, 1–23, DOI: 10.1080/00940798.2019.1702467.

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Israel's Foreign Policy and the Armenian Genocide | 2019

Ben Aharon, Eldad (2019): Israel's Foreign Policy and the Armenian Genocide. (Hebrew), in: Mitvim: The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, 1–15, www.mitvim.org.il/(...).

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Superpower by Invitation | 2018

Ben Aharon, Eldad (2018): Superpower by Invitation. Late Cold War diplomacy and leveraging Armenian terrorism as a means to rapprochement in Israeli-Turkish relations (1980–1987), in: Cold War History, 19:2, 275–293, DOI: 10.1080/14682745.2018.1483342.

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Between Ankara and Jerusalem | 2017

Ben Aharon, Eldad (2017): Between Ankara and Jerusalem. The Armenian Genocide as a Zero-Sum Game in Israel's Foreign Policy (1980’s -2010’s), in: Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, 20:5, 459–476, DOI: 10.1080/19448953.2018.1385932.

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A Unique Denial: Israel's Foreign Policy and the Armenian Genocide | 2015

Ben Aharon, Eldad (2015): A Unique Denial: Israel's Foreign Policy and the Armenian Genocide, in: British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 42:4, 638–654, DOI: 10.1080/13530194.2015.1043514.

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