Science as a Bridge to Peace

Eliezer Rabinovici

Event: Geneva Peace Talks 2015
Location: Palais des Nations
Date: 18/09/2015

For Professor Eliezer Rabinovici science can break down barriers to peace, and take governments to places they would not otherwise go. He discusses his experience in the Middle East working with scientists across the region for a common cause, transcending conflicts that are present.

Tags: Communication,  Dialogue,  Exchange,  Future,  Interdependence,  Middle East,  Technology

Eliezer Rabinovici

Chair of SESAME and Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Eliezer Rabinovici is Professor of Particle Physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research is in theoretical quantum field theory and string theory. The latter explores the phases of gauge theory and gravity, including the physics of black holes and singularities. Professor Rabinovici is Chair of the Israeli Committee for High Energy Physics and of SESAME, the Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East, of which he is also a founder. He has also directed the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University and has chaired the Racah Institute of Physics.