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Professor Uzi Rabi, who obtained his Ph.D from Tel Aviv University in 2000, is the energetic Director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, and a senior researcher at the Center for Iranian Studies, both at Tel Aviv University. In this episode of TAU Unbound, Prof. Rabi is sharing with us some of his vast knowledge about the Middle East, providing an analysis of the actions of the regions main “actors, such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel. Formerly, he was the Head of the Department of Middle Eastern and African History at Tel Aviv University. From 2004-2005, he held a visiting professorship at the Lipinski Institute of San Diego State University. His research focuses on the modern history and evolution of states and societies in the Middle East, Iranian-Arab relations, oil and politics in the Middle East, and Sunni-Shi’i dynamics; within this framework he has supervised the dissertations of numerous doctoral candidates in this field over the years.
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