Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism is funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour ERC-AG-SH2).
Open University Israel
Gal Levy (PhD, LSE) is a senior teaching faculty at the Open University of Israel, and the academic director of NYU Tel Aviv. Levy has published several articles on education, ethnicity, citizenship and class, and he is currently completing a book manuscript on the history of the Israeli education system and its role in the development of ethnicized Israeli society (for Cambridge University Press). His current research, besides alternative Arab education, focuses on education and citizenship of children of labour-migrants. His recent publications include, 'Yaffa: A School of Their Choice?' (co-authored with M. Massalha), in the British Journal of Sociology of Education (2010), and 'Peace as a surprise, peace as a disturbance: The Israeli-Arab conflict in official documents' (co-authored with H. Pinson and Z. Soker), in Educational Review (2010).