Who is Elie Barnavi?

Elie Barnavi

Historian and Scientific Director of the Museum of Europe.

Eli Barnavi is Professor of European Early Modern History at Tel Aviv University (emeritus), Scientific Advisor to the Museum of Europe in Brussels and Scientific Director to the Forum de Paris. From 2000 to 2002 he served as the Ambassador of Israel to France.

Eli Barnavi wrote some fifteen books on France and Europe in the turmoil of the Religious Wars and on the contemporary history of Israel and of the Jewish people.

He published numerous studies in professional journals in Europe, the US ands Canada, as well as political articles in the Israeli and European press. Currently, he is a columnist with the French weekly Marianne.