JHC Social Club: Dr Ran Porat

The JHC Social Club guest speaker Dr Dan Porat, will be giving a lecture on “Iran… Israel, and the Bomb”.

Dr Ran Porat is a researcher at the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC), Monash University. He teaches and lectures about Middle Eastern history, conflict studies and Israel studies at the university and the Jewish Museum of Australia.

Ran holds a BA in Middle Eastern Studies and an MA in US Studies. His PhD was titled “Ausraelis – the Diasporic identity of Israelis in Australia”. He is co-founder of the Association of Israelis in Australia and owner and chief editor of Ausraelim.com.au  – the homepage for Israelis in Australia.

Ran is a former IDF intelligence officer, journalist and international analyst with a focus on Iran’s nuclear program and international security.