ATbar July 2016

July 2016

08/08/2016 | by ICT Staff  
July 2016
 ICT is pleased to share with you our most recent activities:
ICT is pleased to launch a new Radio Show "Unpuzzling Terrorism". The Radio Show connects IDC MA students with Counter-terrorism experts.

To listen to the first session with Prof. Boaz Ganor - please click here
The Executive Certificate Program in Counter-Terrorism Studies, offered by the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy and the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, was held from July 10-29, 2016 and included participants from over 10 countries. 
The program is a unique opportunity for professionals to learn about central issues in counter-terrorism and homeland security both from those with first-hand experience and those involved in cutting-edge research in these ­fields. Based on years of extensive research, instruction and work in the ­field, this multidisciplinary program brings together the best of academic theory and practical knowledge.
The ICT and the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), held the annual scholarships award ceremony to promote research in counter-terrorism and homeland security. The scholarships were given in memory of Architect, Major Eyal Ragonis Z”l, for his military and civilian accomplishments. Among the commemorators was Former Defence Minister Lt. Gen (Ret.) Moshe Bogie Ya'alon
The event focused on current issues
related to cyber-terrorism. The keynote address was given by Dr. Eviatar Matania, followed by a panel which included Prof. Boaz Ganor, Dr. Amichai Magen  
Dr. Dima Adamsky and Dr. Dror Harel.
Dr. Amichai Magen, Senior Researcher & Head of the Terrorism & Governance Desk, ICT, briefed Australian Parliament members on the changing Middle East and the terrorism challenges Israel faces, in the Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv.
Lt. Col. (Res) Uri Ben Yaakov ICT Senior Researcher and Prof. Phineas Dickstein, ICT Research Fellow delivered lectures on current issues in counter-terrorism in a conference for European diplomats organized by Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.