|Event||The Bedouin Society in Israel: Continuity and Change|
|When||Monday, January 28, 2013 at 12:00pm|
|Where||Copley Hall Copley Formal Lounge|
|Ticket/RSVP||This event requires a ticket or RSVP|
Alean Al-Krenawi (PhD) is President of Achva Academic College and Professor of Social Work at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is former Dean of the School of Social Work at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Dr. Al-Krenawi's research interests include multicultural mental-health, political violence and social work with indigenous populations. He conducted studies in Israel, Canada, Palestine and other Arab countries. Among his numerous publications are books on Ethno-psychiatry among Bedouin Arabs in Israel, on Multicultural Social Work in Canada and on the psychological effects of political violence. He is currently working on a book dealing with polygamy and mental health in the Middle East.
Prof. Al-Krenawi is the first non-Jew to be appointed head of an academic institution in Israel. The cornerstones of Prof. Al-Krenawi's educational vision are an emphasis on participatory instruction attuned to the needs of the students, applied research producing workable models for educational and other practitioners, and engagement in the community by both students and faculty.
Lunch will be served. RSVP is requested.
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|Contact||202-687-4245 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sponsors||Program for Jewish Civilization Co-sponsored by the Embassy of Israel|
|Web site||For more information, see http://alkrenawi.eventbrite.com/|
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