Festival 2019 Saturday 02 March - Sunday 10 March | Tickets now on sale

Asaf Siniver

Asaf Siniver is Reader in International Security at the University of Birmingham. He specialises in the politics, diplomacy and history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Dr Siniver held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship (2011-2013) on Third Party Mediation in the Arab-Israeli Conflict and his books include The October 1973 War: Politics, Diplomacy, Legacy.

Abba Eban: A Biography
Abba Eban: A Biography is the first examination for almost 40 years of the man whose exceptional skill as a spokesman for Israel in the international arena elicited wide scale admiration. Historian Asaf Siniver, in conversation with journalistNatasha Lehrer, explores the influence and achievements of this South African-born politician and diplomat who served as Israel’s first Ambassador to the UN and Ambassador to the USA in the decade 1949-59,...