Prof. Sharon Pardo
Prof. Sharon Pardo (Ph.D., Ghent University, Faculty of Political and Social Studies) is a Jean Monnet Chair ad personam in European Studies in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).
Pardo is the Chairperson of The Simone Veil Research Centre for Contemporary European Studies – The National Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at BGU, a Centre which he chaired also between the years 2005 to 2017.
He is the co-editor of Europe and the World book series by Lexington Books. Prof. Pardo served as the Chairperson of the Department of Politics and Government at BGU between the years 2016-2018, and is currently serving as a Senior Adjunct Fellow at the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE), University of Canterbury, New Zealand, a Member of the Academic Council of the European Association of Israel Studies (EAIS), a Member of the Board of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations (ICFR) and of the Israeli Association of International Studies (IAIS) and a Member of the Israel Bar Association. His research interests focus on the legal and political dimensions of European Union foreign and security policy. Prof. Pardo also has a significant interest in the development of the Euro-Mediterranean region, in Israeli-European Union relations and in the Israeli-Canadian relationship. He has published widely on these issues.
Prof. Pardo teaches courses on the European integration process, diplomacy and public international law.
Dr. Hila Zahavi
Hila Zahavi is a graduate of the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and CSEPS, receiving her PhD in August 2018. Her research dealt with the Bologna Process as part of the European Union's External Action set of interests. Hila holds a Bachelor’s (summa cumme laude) and Master’s degrees in Politics and Governement from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. In addition to her studies, Hila served in various functions at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Hila has worked as the Tempus Corinthiam project coordinator at the Centre of International Academic Affairs at the university. Since 2012, Hila also worked as a project coordinator of the Bologna Training Center (BTC). Hila is currently the Director of the Simone Veil Centre.
Asaf is a B.A student at the Department of Politics Government & the Adenauer Division for the Study of European Politics and Society at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Asaf works as a coordinator at the Simone Veil Centre.
Website Manager and Event Coordinator
Roni is on her third year B.A in European Studies and Politics and Government. She is the Simone Veil Centre's websits manager as well as engaged in the event coordination team.
Project and Event Coordinator
Gal is a B.A. student at the Department of Politics and Government combined with the Adenauer Division for the Study of European Politics and Society at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Gal works as a coordinator in projects and events, as a part of at the Simone Veil Centre team.
Social Media Manager
Láreine is a third-year B.A. student for political science, European studies, and History at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Láreine works as a Social Media Manager at the Simone Veil Center. She volunteers at the French Institute and at Magen David Adom in Israel as an E.M.T and as an instructeur.