Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Professor Raphael Cohen-Almagor

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

Faculty and Department

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

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.

Recent outputs

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Book

Just, Reasonable Multiculturalism : Liberalism, Culture and Coercion

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Just, Reasonable Multiculturalism : Liberalism, Culture and Coercion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108567213

Journal Article

Coercion

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Coercion. Open Journal of Philosophy, 11(03), 386-409. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojpp.2021.113027

Stockholm and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: interview with State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Annika Söder

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Stockholm and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: interview with State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Annika Söder. Israel affairs, 27(4), 732-749. https://doi.org/10.1080/13537121.2021.1940562

Freedom of Expression v. Social Responsibility on the Internet: Vivi Down Association v. Google

Cohen-Almagor, R., & Stamile, N. (2021). Freedom of Expression v. Social Responsibility on the Internet: Vivi Down Association v. Google. Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law, 11(2), 350-389

Can group rights justify the denial of education to children? The Amish in the United States as a case study

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Can group rights justify the denial of education to children? The Amish in the United States as a case study. SN Social Sciences, 1(7), https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00133-6

Research interests

Ethics, Political Theory, Public Policy, Security, Peace, Human Rights; Internet, Comparative Politics

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- )