פרופ' מרדכי תמרקין - ראש המרכז

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Professor Mordechai Tamarkin

Head, The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace ResearchHHead

Tel. 972-3-6406779; 640-6762

Fax: 972-36407489

Email: mottie@post.tau.ac.il

Born - Israel, 1938.
B.A - 1964; Hebrew University, Jerusalem; History and Political Science.
M.A - 1970; Hebrew University, Jerusalem. History.
Phd. - 1974, African History, School of Oriental and African History, London University.

Academic Affiliation - Department of Middle East and African History, Tel Aviv University, 1974-2012; Head of the Department of Middle East and African History, 1979-1985; Dayan Centre for Middle East and African Studies, Tel-Aviv University, 1974-2013; member of Board of Governors of Dayan Centre; Head, Tami Steinmetz Centre for Peace Research, Tel Aviv University, 2003-2013.
Academic Rank - Full Professor (emeritus).

Publications

Books

1. The Making of Zimbabwe: Decolonization in Regional and International Politics, London, 1990.

2. Cecil Rhodes and the Cape Afrikaners: the Imperial Colossus and the Colonial Parish Pump, London, 1996.

3. Volk and Flock: Ecology, Identity and Politics among Cape Afrikaner Sheep Farmers , UNISA PRESS, 2009.

Selected Articles

1. 'Tribal associations, tribal solidarity and tribal chauvinism in a Kenyan town', Journal of African History, 1973, pp.257-274.

2. 'Mau Mau in Nakuru', Journal of African History, 1976, pp.119-134.

3. 'The roots of political stability in Kenya', African Affairs, 1978, 279-319.

4. 'Nationalism or "tribalism": the evolution of Cape Afrikaner ethnic consciousness in the late 19th century' Nation and Nationalism, 1 (2), 1995, pp. 221-242.

5. 'South Africa's regional options: policy-making and conceptual environment', International Affairs Bulletin, 1983, pp.53-76.

6. Kissinger, Carter and the Rhodesian conflict: from the art of the possible to mission impossible', Asian and African Studies, July 1992, pp.153-172.

7. 'Nationalism, nation-building and society in Africa: fateful connections', Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, 1994, pp.83-92.

8. 'Nationalism or tribalism: the evolution of ethnic consciousness among the Cape Afrikaners in the late 19th century' Nations and Nationalism, 1995, pp.221-242.

9. 'Culture and Politics in Africa: Legitimizing ethnicity, rehabilitating the post-colonial state', Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 2 (3), 1996, pp.360-380.

10. 'Milner, the Cape Afrikaners and the outbreak of the South African War: from a point of return to a dead end', The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 1997, pp.392-414.

11. 'The moral ethnicity of scale; Titular nation-states and political order in the former Communist realm' Tel AViver Jahrbuch fur deutsche Geschichte, 2002, pp. 129-152.

Current Research
Research for a book relating to moral debate and political change in South Africa.