Undercurrents: Benjamin Netanyahu's Trial, and the Identity Politics of Eurovision

This week the Undercurrents team present a double-bill of interviews exploring the politics of Israel.

Audio Published 28 May 2020 Updated 8 July 2021 68 minute listen

Agnes discusses the recent political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Professor Yossi Mekelberg, including the domestic and foreign policy implications of his ongoing corruption trial. Then Ben speaks to Dr Galia Press-Barnathan and Naama Lutz about their investigation into the identity politics behind Israel’s hosting of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.  

Read the International Affairs article:

The multilevel identity politics of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest