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
  • Department of 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.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Taking Profound Offence Seriously - Freedom Of Speech V. Human Dignity

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2020). Taking Profound Offence Seriously - Freedom Of Speech V. Human Dignity. Journal of hate studies, 16(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.33972/jhs.152

History of track two peace negotiations: Interview with Hussein Agha

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). History of track two peace negotiations: Interview with Hussein Agha. Israel Studies, 26(1), 47-72. https://doi.org/10.2979/israelstudies.26.1.03

Should liberal government regulate male circumcision performed in the name of Jewish tradition?

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Should liberal government regulate male circumcision performed in the name of Jewish tradition?. SN Social Sciences, 1(1), https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-020-00011-7

Cyberbullying, Moral Responsibility, and Social Networking: Lessons from the Megan Meier Tragedy

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2020). Cyberbullying, Moral Responsibility, and Social Networking: Lessons from the Megan Meier Tragedy. European Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 16(1), 75-98. https://doi.org/10.31820/ejap.16.1.4

The Role of the Patient's Family, Surrogate and Guardian at the End of Life

Cohen-Almagor, R. (2019). The Role of the Patient’s Family, Surrogate and Guardian at the End of Life. European journal for person centered healthcare, 7(3), 454-465. https://doi.org/10.5750/ejpch.v7i3.1739

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- )