May 19, 2021—After one month of tension, war resumed this week between Israel and Hamas, the militant group that rules the Gaza Strip, causing an outbreak of civil unrest between Arabs and Jews across Israel. CU Boulder experts can discuss the historical origins of the conflict and how media trends relate to the sudden resumption of war. 

This list will be updated as more experts become available.  

Nabil Echchaibi is an associate professor of media studies who studies media trends in the Middle East. He can discuss new trends in Palestinian media and how they relate to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 

Hilary Falb Kalisman is an assistant professor of history and endowed professor of Israel/Palestine studies in the Program of Jewish Studies who specializes in the history of education in Israel/Palestine and the broader Middle East. She can discuss the historical origins of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as education and its role in politics in Israel/Palestine.

Contact CU Boulder media relations to set up interviews.