|Name Yair Auron|
|Education Hebrew University of Jerusalem|
Books The Banality of Denial, The pain of knowledge, A Perfect Injustice: Genocide
Harcazruyc yair auron 14 30 24 04 2015
Yair Auron (Hebrew: יאיר אורון, Ya'ir Oron; born April 30, 1945) is an Israeli historian, scholar and expert specializing on Holocaust and genocide studies, racism and contemporary Jewry. Since 2005, he serves as the head of the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Communication of The Open University of Israel and an associate professor.
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- The armenian genocide by prof yair auron
The armenian genocide by prof yair auron
Auron completed his bachelor's degree in history and sociology at the Tel-Aviv University. He finished his master's degree at The Hebrew University, and got a Ph.D. diploma from the Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris (France).
From 1974 to 1976 Auron worked as the director of the Education Department inside the Yad Vashem (the Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem). In the 1980s he worked as a researcher at the Melton Center for Jewish Education of the Hebrew University and also as an academic director of European Section at the Israel-Diaspora Institute, an external institute of Tel-Aviv University. From 1996 to 1999 he was a senior lecturer and head of the Division of Cultural Studies at the Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel.
Auron is serving as an associate director and member of the academic board of directors at the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide, Jerusalem. He is also a member of the academic board of directors at the Zoryan Institute (a NPO) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (US) and an advisory board member of The Genocide Education Project (also known as GenEd, a NPO) in San Francisco (US).