The Return to Ethnicity: Between Nation-State and Ethnic-Society
The British Sociological Association The University of Reading, 1-4 April 1996
Kedma: Ethnicity and the Israeli Education System
The Association for Israel Studies, Boston University, 1-3 June 1996 (a joint paper)
Ethnicity for Citizenship: The Politics and Practice of Ethnicity
Brave New World: Political Theory at the Millennium, University of Manchester, 19-20 June 1996
Ethnicity and Education: Some Historical Reflections
The Association for Israel Studies, Emory University, 21-23 June 1997
Between Universal Education and Zionist Particularism: The 1953 state education act
The Israeli Association of Political Science, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 4 June 1998
From Mamlakhtiyut to Excellence in Education: The Invisibility of Mizrahi Jews in the Construction of State Education. The Association for Israel Studies, American University, 23-25 May 1999
Stretching the Rules and Boundaries of the Democratic Game in Israel: The Case of Shas
The Association for Israel Studies, Tel-Aviv University, 25-27 June 2000 (Joint paper)
Constructing Ethnic Boundaries: The Israeli Educational Policy and the Making of a Nation
The Joint Princeton-Columbia Graduate Student Workshop, Princeton University, 29 Sep-1 Oct, 2000
The 1970 Reform in Arab Education
The Israeli Sociological Society, Haifa University, 11-12 February 2002
Between Integration and Privatisation in Education: Some Critical Aspects
The Israeli Association for the Study of the History of Education, Bar-Ilan University, 13 June 2002
Between Ethnonationalism and Citizenship: The Reform in Arab Education in Israel
The Midwest Political Science Association
Panel 10-5: Comparative Race/Ethnic Conflict, Chicago, 3-6 April 2003
Labour Migrants in Israel: Re-Defining the Limits and Scope of Education
The 23rd GIF Conference: Labour Migration in the Global Market: The German and the Israeli Experience
Berlin, 17-19 December 2003
New Israelis? Labour Migrants and the Boundaries of Citizenship
The Israeli Political Science Association, Ben Gurion University, 24 March 2004
Ethnicity and History in A D Smith’s Theory of Nationalism
14th ASEN Annual Conference, London School of Economics, 24 April 2004 (With E. Ringmar)
Labour Migrants Education: Re-shaping of the Israeli Ethnospace?
The Association for Israel Studies, The Hebrew University, 14-16 June 2004
Education for Citizenship among Labour Migrants Children: Does Gender Count?
The Women’s Studies Association: Feminism Contesting Globalization, Dublin, 8-10 July 2004
Class voting amongst non-Arabs in the 2006 Elections
The Israeli Political Science Association, The Open University, 15 June 2006 (with M. Shalev)
Democracy and Colonialism: or, can a Jewish democracy endure?
The IPSA XX World Conference Fukuoka, Japan 9-14 July 2006
Labour migrant children in an Israeli school: Between the home and the host countries
The British Sociological Association, University of East London, 12-14 April 2007
Democracy in an Ethnicised Society
The Israeli Political Science Association, Western Galilee College, 31 May 2007
Becoming Citizens of Yaffa: Motivations and Agency in the Case of Yaffa School
The Association for Israel Studies, The Open University, 11-13 June 2007 (with Dr. M. Massalha)
A Lost Decade, or, where has the Mizrahi Narrative gone since the 1990s?
The Association for Israel Studies, New York University, 19-21 May 2008
Did the 2006 Elections Normalize Class Voting in Israel?
First ISA Forum of Sociology, Barcelona, Spain 5-8 September 2008 (with Prof. M. Shalev)
Ethnicity and the Challenge of Citizenship in Israel
Poster presented at The Research Day, The Open University, Israel, 5 February 2009
Official Educational Discourses on teaching the Israeli-Arab Conflict
The Association for Israel Studies, Sapir College, 1-3 June 2009 (co-authored)
The Potential for a Political Resurgence of Laborism: Class Voting in Israel 1999-2009
SASE 21 Annual Meeting, Sciences Po Paris, 16-18 July 2009 (co-authored with M Shalev)
The 2009 elections and the "death of the left": Class voting in Israel 1999-2009
AIS sponsored panel "The Israeli Elections of 2009: Continuity or Change?"
APSA Meeting, Toronto 3-6 September 2009 (with Prof. M. Shalev)
The Mizrahi decade: Is it really lost?
The Israeli Sociological Society, Western Galilee College, 15-16 February 2010
Peace as Surprise, Peace as disturbance
A Sociological Perspective on Education and Inequality, The Open University, 21 March 2010
State, Religion and Israeli Citizenship: Whose hindering who?
XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology, RC22 Sociology of Religion, Gothenburg, 11-17 July 2010
Making a difference: Parents in alternative Arab education and their conception of schooling in Israel
XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology, RC03 Education, Gothenburg, 11-17 July 2010 (with M. Massalha)
We fixed Immanuel, what about the state? On ethnic and class boundaries in education
Following Immanuel, Mini conference at Van Leer Institute, 21 July 2010
School culture and Peace Education: Analytical considerations based on the Israeli experience
Session 2: Culture, peace and conflict resolution, European Sociological Association,
Milan 7-9 Oct 2010
Learning to become Activist Citizens: Alternative Educational Initiatives in the Arab Society in Israel
Education and Citizenship in a Globalising World Institute of Education,
London 19-20 November 2010 (with M. Massalha)
Religious Parallel Economies: A-Cosmic Brotherhood or Ethno-Religious Solidarity
31st ISSR Conference Aix-en-Provence, France, 30 June – 3 July 2011 (with Dr. S Fischer)
Between Two Squares: Citizenship unbound in (a new?) Middle East.
Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship, Open University, UK, Symposium on 'Citizenship after Orientalism', 6-11 February, 2012 (with D. Kaplan)
Social Protest and Ideological-Political Rift: The 2011 Social Protest in the eyes of the Palestinian citizens of Israel. ASEAN Annual Conference, LSE, 27-29 March 2012 (with I. Kaufman & M. Massalha)
The Challenge of teaching about citizenship in Israeli elementary schools
The Association for Israel Studies Haifa University, 25-27 June 2012 (with M. Massalha)
Citizenship unbound: The Arab Spring as seen from without and within
22nd IPSA World Congress, Madrid, 8-12 July, 2012 (with D. Kaplan)
Whose party is it anyway? Shas and the question of Mizrahi representation
APSA 2012, New Orleans,30 Aug – 2 Sep. 2012.
Redrawing internal boundaries: The 2011 Social Protest in the eyes of the Palestinian citizens of Israel
Relocating Borders: A Comparative Approach, EastBord Net, Berlin 11-13 January, 2013
Citizenship (re-)constructed: New Spaces for New Politics
RSCAS – 14th Mediterranean Research Meeting, Mersin, Turkey, 20-23 March 2013
The Ethnic Demon in Israeli elections
Elections after the Protest: What is absent from the 19th Knesset elections' agenda? The Open University 16 January 2013
An End to Political Community: The Global Social Protest and the Future of Citizenship
Workshop on Political Community at Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL) University of Aberdeen, 25-26 June 2013
(Not?) Breaking the silence of teaching citizenship: Between Localized and National Discourses of Citizenship in Arab-Israeli Schools, European University Cyprus in Nicosia, 11-12 October 2013 (Levy et. al.)
Acts of Citizenship in the aftermath of the 2011 Protests
Israeli Political Science Association annual meeting, Ben Gurion University, 8 May 2014
Beyond the Official Version? Israeli Teachers' Perspectives on Citizenship Education
RC04 Sociology of Education, ISA, Yokohama, Japan 13-19 July 2014 (Massalha et. al.)
Diversity, Segregation and the Prospects of Multi-Ethnic Education: Narratives of Israeli Educators
RC04 Sociology of Education, ISA, Yokohama, Japan 13-19 July 2014 (Levy and Saporta)
Stretching the Boundaries of Citizenship? Palestinian Citizens of Israel during and after the 2011 Social Protest, 8TH ECPR General Conference, Glasgow, 3-6 September 2014
“The Other is me” or “I am the Other”: Educators in the Negev talk on diversity, segregation and multi-ethnic education. Not in My Back Yard: Inter-cultural Inclusion in Educational Systems and in Society.
Bet Berl College, 7-8 January 2015.
Framing the Arab Spring: Israeli mass media and its lacking conception of citizenship.
MPSA, Chicago, USA. 17 April 2015 (Levy and Kaplan).
Contested citizenship of the Arab spring and beyond.
MPSA, Chicago, USA. 18 April 2015.
The Challenge of citizenship after the Arab spring The Arab Spring in a Global Context, Iowa University, USA. 30 April – 2 May 2015
The Challenge of Super Diversity in Israeli Schools. Pedagogical Challenges: Educating for peace in Cyprus and Israel, European University Cyprus & Open University Israel,
Nicosia 22 May 2015 (Saporta and Levy)
Informal ways for Patriotic pedagogy: the case of Palestinians in Israel. Pedagogical Challenges: Educating for peace in Cyprus and Israel, European University Cyprus & Open University Israel,
Nicosia 22 May 2015 (Massalha and Levy)
The Struggle for Public Housing in Israel and New Trajectories for Citizenship. HOUSED by CHOICE, HOUSED by FORCE - Homes, Conflicts and Conflicting Interests. Architecture_MPS, University of Cyprus; Cyprus Institute, 21-2 January 2016 (accepted)
After the Arab Spring: A new generational style for patriotism among Arab-Palestinian youth in Israel. MPSA 2016 (Massalha and Levy; accepted)
Citizen Participation beyond Protest: The Struggle for Public Housing in Israel and New Trajectories for Citizenship, MPSA 2016 (accepted)
The Struggle for Public Housing in Israel and New Trajectories for Citizenship. BSA Annual Conference. Aston University, Birmingham, 6-8 April 2016
From Silent Citizenship to Protest: The Movement for Public Housing and Activist Citizenship post 2011. BSA Citizenship Study Group and the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group on Citizenship: Political Citizenship and Social Movements, University of Portsmouth, 27-28 June 2016
From Silent Citizenship to Protest: The Movement for Public Housing and Radical Democracy post 2011
The Israeli Sociology Society, Annual Meeting 30-31 January 2017 (in Hebrew)
Citizens(hip) Apart: Palestinian and Jewish Teachers Talk about Teaching Citizenship in Israeli Elementary Schools, American Sociological Association annual conference, Montreal, August 2017
From Silenced Citizenship to Voice: How the Struggle for Public Housing Reshapes Citizenship in post 2011 Israel ECPR General Conference Oslo, September 2017