Bye-Fellow, Dr Irit Katz, awarded the 2017 AIS Halpern Award


Bye-Fellow, Dr Irit Katz, has been awarded the 2017 Association for Israel Studies (AIS) Ben Halpern Award for Best Dissertation in Israel Studies. Irit received the award for her PhD study: "The Common Camp: Temporary Settlements as a Spatio-political Instrument in Israel-Palestine".


The AIS Ben Halpern Prize is awarded to the best doctoral dissertation in the various fields of Israel studies during the last calendar year. It honours the memory of Ben Halpern, a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Israel Studies. His book, The Idea of the Jewish State, is still seminal in the study of Zionism. 


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Published: 19 April 2017