Michael M. Karayanni is the Bruce W. Wayne Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was the director of the Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law and the Minerva Center for Human Rights. Prof. Karayanni held visiting positions at Stanford Law School, Yale Law School and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His research interests are in private international law and inter-religious law, multiculturalism and civil procedure. His most recent publications include "Conflicts in Conflict, A Conflict of Laws Case Study of Israel and the Palestinian Territories" (Oxford University Press, 2014).