Donald Abelson’s Recent International Scholarly Activities
Posted May 24, 2011
On May 12th, 2011 Don Abelson was interviewed by L'Observatoire Français des Think Tanks in Paris on the role and influence of think tanks in the United States. His videotaped remarks were used as an introduction to a conference entitled, “ à un an des présidentielles, quelle est la place des Think Tanks dans le débat public, en France et aux Etats-Unis?”. The conference took place at Sciences Po.
On May 15th, 2011, Don gave a presentation to the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), a Jerusalem-based think tank at its International Conference entitled, “What Do Think Tanks Do?” His talk, “Think Again: How American Think Tanks Compete in the Marketplace of Ideas,” was streamed live and is available on the IDI’s website – www.idi.org.il
On May 18th, Don gave a presentation to the Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies in Tel Aviv. The presentation entitled, “Can the American Think Tank Experience be imported to Israel?” was sponsored by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.