The Boris Mints Institute 2020  Conference

Zoom webinar, July 9, 16:00 (Israel Time)

The Boris Mints Institute Prize 2020 Ceremony

Zoom webinar, May 5, 2020


The Boris Mints Institute 2020 Research Conference



Prof. Itai Sened -
Next Dean of Social Sciences

Congratulations to Prof. Itai Sened, Head of Boris Mints Institute, for the appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences!
We wish Prof. Sened lots of success in this new prominent position, and are certain that his unique skills and capabilities will bring the faculty to great achievements.



A better future for the world’s poorest after COVID-19?

Prof. Sabina Alkire, laureate of the 2020 Boris Mints Institute Prize, explains how the Multidimensional Poverty Index can help tackle global poverty.

By Alan Rosenbaum   

Jerusalem Post. May 14, 2020 


Gender- Based Look at the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 

New article published by Boris Mints Institute Fellow, Amit Loewenthal & Dr. Sami Miaari, Head of Conflict Resolution Lab 

"Male-Female Wage Differential in the West Bank: A Gender-Based Analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"



Horowitz Institute Scholarship

Amit Loewenthal, a Boris Mints Institute Fellow, won the Horowitz Institute Doctoral  scholarship in the field of Economic and Social Development, for his research of the  relation between economic conditions and political violence. Congratulations!
For further details re the Horowitz Institute:



Coronavirus Pandemic Could Lead to Global Reduction in Poverty, Oxford academic says

Governments must be ‘judicious’ when allocating resources or risk ‘unprecedented increase’, Professor Sabina Alkire warns

By Andy Gregory,, May 17, 2020

Photo: AFP/Getty 



Postdoc Scholarship

Karen Umansky, a Boris Mints Institute Fellow whose Ph.D. thesis is about to be approved, had just been accepted to the prestigious Postdoc program at the University of Potsdam, Germany, and will continue her research of radical parties in Europe.