WACA is delighted to present our next
Cover to Cover
conference call with a special guest from Tel Aviv on
Wed., February 19, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET
Professor Yael (Yuli) Tamir
, President of Shenkar College and an adjunct professor at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, will discuss her book,
Around the world today, nationalism is back - and it’s often deeply troubling. Populist politicians exploit nationalism for authoritarian, chauvinistic, racist, and xenophobic purposes, reinforcing the view that it is fundamentally reactionary and antidemocratic. Professor Tamir makes a passionate argument for a very different kind of nationalism - one that revives its participatory, creative, and egalitarian virtues, answers many of the problems caused by neoliberalism and hyperglobalism, and is essential to democracy.