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Episode 9 - Ronnen Ben-Arie

Season 1, Ep. 9

In this episode Danni is talking with Dr. Ronnen Ben-Arie about his journey from B.Arch in architecture studies, to MA studies at the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at Tel-Aviv University, and doing a PhD at the Department of Government and Political Theory, Haifa University. Ronnen talks about his desire to keep researching, and the value of writing a book vs. publishing articles. During this long-distance recording, Danni drank Amaretto and Ronnen drank Arak with ice. Can you hear the dogs in the background?


Dr. Ronnen Ben-Arie is a postdoctoral fellow at the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions. In his research at the center Ronnen studies the city of Haifa at the aftermath of the 1948 war and questions - what lessons can be learned from the case of Haifa for the understating of the resilience of cities in overcoming a state of war?


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