Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Chair in Politics, Reach Out Director, and Director of the Middle East Study Group (MESG)

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • School of Law and Politics

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Oxford)

Summary

Raphael Cohen-Almagor is Professor and Chair in Politics and the Founder and Director of the Middle East Study Group (MESG) at the University of Hull. He previously served as director of a large NGO, director of three centres of excellence, chairperson of his department and (Acting) Deputy Dean for Research at the University. Raphael has taught in many prestigious universities in the UK, the US and Israel, including Oxford University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, UCLA and Johns Hopkins University. He has published extensively in the fields of political science, philosophy, law, media ethics and medical ethics.

Book Chapter

Cyberterrorism

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2018). Cyberterrorism. In The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet, 169-171. (2018). SAGE Publications, Inc. doi:10.4135/9781473960367.n54

Digital Artefact

In support of two-state solution

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2018). In support of two-state solution

Journal Article

The Oslo peace process: interview with Joel Singer

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2018). The Oslo peace process: interview with Joel Singer. Israel affairs, 24(5), 733-766. https://doi.org/10.1080/13537121.2018.1505687

When a ritual murder occurred at Purim. The harm in hate speech

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2018). When a ritual murder occurred at Purim. The harm in hate speech. El profesional de la información, 27(3), 671-681. https://doi.org/10.3145/epi.2018.may.20

Discrimination against Jewish Women in Halacha (Jewish Law) and in Israel

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2018). Discrimination against Jewish Women in Halacha (Jewish Law) and in Israel. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 45(2), 290-310. https://doi.org/10.1080/13530194.2016.1258543

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome applications in the following areas. - Social responsibility on the internet - Terror and crime on the internet - Media coverage of war - Freedom of expression - The Arab-Israeli conflict - Peace studies - Multiculturalism - Euthanasia and death-with-dignity Completed PhDs - Sharon Amir, The Internet in Service of Public Representative: Comparative Analysis, University of Haifa - Vladislav Ternopolsky, Human Cloning, Embryo Cloning, and Genetic Engineering, University of Haifa Current PhD supervisions - Joseph Ness, Comparative Study of End-of-Life Legislation, University of Hull (2017- )