Dr. Yehudit Ronen



Born 1948, Kfar Vitkin, Israel

Military Service, Israeli Army 1966-72

Married, with 3 children


Academic Qualifications


Ph.D (in the History of the Middle East and Africa)


M.A (Cum laude, Special Distinction)


Teachers training course (incomplete), Tel Aviv University


B.A (Classical Arabic Language and Literature, and Middle East History)


Academic Positions


Headed the teaching of Arabic and Middle East Affairs in a special project for gifted youth at the Ministry of Education, Gretz School, Tel Aviv


Research Associate, Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University (Field of study: Sudan, Libya and the Maghreb)


Lecturer, Department of Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University


Selected Publications


1. Sudan in Civil War: Between Africanism, Arabism and Islam, Hakibbutz

Hame'uhad, Tel Aviv, 1995, 142 pp. (Hebrew)

2. The Maghreb Today: Politics, Society and Economy, Survey Series 123, Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University, 1998 (Hebrew)

Refereed Articles

1. "Libya's Intervention in Amin's Uganda -- A Broken Spearhead," Asian

and African Studies, The Gustav Heinemann Institute of Middle Eastern

Studies, University of Haifa, 1994, pp. 173-183

Chapters in Books

1. "The Ethnic Factor in Sudanese Politics: South vs. North" (with Haim Shaked) in Milton J. Esman and Itamar Rabinovich (eds.), Ethnicity, Pluralism and the State in the Middle East, Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 1998, pp. 253-67

2. "Sudan" in C. Legum and others (eds.), The Middle East Contemporary Survey, Volumes 1-20, 1976/77 to 1997

3 ."Libya" in C. Legum and others (eds.), The Middle East Contemporary Survey, Volumes 1-20 (1976/77 to 1997)

4. "Islamization in the Sudan and its Regional Ramifications” in David Menashri (ed.), Islamic Fundamentalism: A Challenge to Regional Stability, Survey Series, No. 14, 1993, pp.253-67 (Hebrew)

5. "The Muslim Brotherhood in the Sudan: From the Political Fringes to State Leadership and to the Implementation of an Islamic Regime (1976-96)" in Meir Litvak, (ed.), Islam and Democracy in the Arab World, Hakibbutz Hameuhad, Tel Aviv, 1997, pp 180-201 (Hebrew)

6. "Libya: Leader and State at the Crossroads?" in Yehudit Ronen (ed.), The Maghreb Today: Politics, Society and Economy, Survey Series, Moshe Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University, forthcoming (1998), (10 pp). (Hebrew)

7. “Religion and conflict in Sudan: a non-Muslim minority in a Muslim state” in Ofra Bengio and Gabriel ben Dor (eds.), (forthcoming)


To Make Contact

Address - home: Binyamini 21, Ramat Hasharon, 47205, Israel

Address - work: Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University

Tel: 972-3-5405015 (h); 972-3-6409993 (w)

e-mail: yronen@post.tau.ac.il


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