Funded Research Projects

2019-2020

Group Research Projects

Commemorating the Holocaust in the Digital Age – Immersion, Augmentation, Virtual Reality
Project Head: Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann, DAAD Center for German Studies
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 
Migration, Minorities and Medicine at State Margins: A Germany-Israel Comparative Study
Project Head: Prof. Nurit Stadler, Sociology and Anthropology
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 

Individual Research Projects

Irit Chen, PhD candidate, Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry
The Purchasing Misstion to Cologne between Israel and Germany, 1953-1965
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 
Mor Geller, MA student, History
Surveyed Screens: State, Society, and Cinematic Consumption in Late East Germany
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 
Aleksandra Gokhshteyn, MA student, Contemporary Germany Studies
EU Law Primacy in Germany, France and Italy: Human Rights Comparative Perspective
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 
Yiftach Shavit, MA student, History
Vernacular Photography and Postwar German Jewish Remigration
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 
Aviya Doron, PhD candidate, Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry
Trust thy Neighbor? Risk and Trust in Economic Interactions between Jews and Christians in the German Empire c. 1280-1420
Funded by the Aron Menczer Fund
 
Asaf Koliner, PhD candidate, History
Aesthetics & History: The turn of Italian Popular Cinema to History as its Subject Matter: 1960-1975
Funded by the Corinaldi Fund
 
Esfir Mailman, MA student, Romance Studies
The Creation of the Woman and the Aesthetic Project of Eliminating the Self: The Dissolving Boundaries, the Abject and the Dolls in the Neapolitan Quartet by Elena Ferrante
Funded by the Corinaldi Fund
 
Livia Tagliacozzo, PhD candidate, Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry
In the Shadow of War: Antisemitic Policy and the Italian-Jewish Relations in the Colony of Libya (1940-1943)
Funded by the Corinaldi Fund
 
Anna Balestrieri, PhD candidate, Russian Studies
Russian-Jewish Press in the Emigration: The Case of “Rassvet” (1922-1934 Berlin-Paris): Internal History and External Context
Funded by the Marjorie Mayrock Center for Russian, Euro-Asian and East-European Research
 
Nureet Dermer, PhD candidate (stage A), Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry
“Between Expulsions”: Daily Encounters between Jews and Christians in Northern France,1285-1394
Funded by the Paul Desmarais Center for the Study of French Culture
 

2018-2019

Group Research Project

Intersectionality and Jewish Homosexual Modernity
Project Head: Prof. Moshe Sluhovsky, the History Department and The Lafer Center for Women's and Gender Studies
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 

Individual Research Projects

Damian Filut, PhD candidate, European Studies
A Normative Transformation in the Global Development Policy and its Effect on the Donor Countries’ Landscape
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 
Hila Levi, MA student, Department of International Relations
Deterioration in Human Rights Protection during the Eurozone Crisis and Germany’s Involvement in the Crisis Management
Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies
 
Neri Ariel, post-doctoral fellow, Department of Talmud and Halakha
Religious identity, erudition and text production in the Medieval Jewish Community of Vienna (ca 1300-1421)
Funded by the Aron Menczer Fund
 
Dr. Sofia Mazar, post-doctoral fellow, European Studies
The Development of Italian Literature and its Influence on the Development of the Libretto and the Operatic Genre of Opera-seria in Nineteenth-Century Italy
Funded by the Corinaldi Fund
 
Rocco Giansante, PhD candidate, Department of Communications and Journalism
Armenia on Screen: The Cinematic Image of a New Old Country
Funded by the Marjorie Mayrock Center for Russian, Euro-Asian and East-European Studies
 
Dr. Irit Kornblit, post-doctoral fellow, European Studies
The Rhetoric of Naming Globalization and the Construction of France’s Collective Ethos in Intellectual and Political Discourse
Funded by the Paul Desmarais Center for the Study of French Culture
 

2017-2018

Group Research Project

Media and Migration: Visual Tropes and Media Frames of Immigration, Exile and Displacement

Project head: Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht‐Hartmann

Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies

 

Terrorism in Post-war Europe

Project heads: Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht‐Hartmann, with Prof. Arnd Bauerkämper, Department of History and Cultural Science, Free University of Berlin

Funded in the framework of the joint funding scheme of the Hebrew University and the Freie Universität Berlin 2017.

Individual Research Projects

Nitzan Chelouche, MA student, Program in Contemporary Germany: Politics, Society and Culture

The Documenta in Kassel: Visual Framing of Postwar Narratives

Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies

 
Sara Yanovsky, post-doctoral fellow, Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry
Schullehrer’s Paradoxa: The Life and Work of Simon Szánto – a Hungarian Publicist and Educator in Vienna
Funded by the Aron Menczer Fund
 
Dr. Michael K. Silber, Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry

The Convocation of the First Jewish Soldiers of Joseph II 1788-1790

Funded by the City of Vienna
 
Ahuva Liberals Noiman, PhD candidate, Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry
Between Converts, Jews and Christians: Analysis of Communal and Individual Jewish Identity through the Lens of Jewish Converts to Christianity in Austria (Vienna and Surrounding Area) 1278-~1500
Funded by the City of Vienna
 

2016-2017

Group Research Project

German Postwar Visual History in an European Framework – Historiography, Appropriation, Legal Regulation

Project head: Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht‐Hartmann

Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies

 

Individual Research Projects

Shani Bar-Tuvia, PhD candidate, International Relations

The Diffusion of Restrictive Refugee Policies among Western States and the Role of Germany as a "Normative Core"

Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies

 

Marc Brüggemann, PhD candidate, German Studies

The Olympic-attack: A transnational comparison of the collective memories of Israel and Germany

Funded by the DAAD Center for German Studies

 

Daniel Aschheim, PhD candidate, European Studies

Bruno Kreisky’s Premature Role as a Peacemaker in the Middle East: The Paradoxes of Jewishness, Socialism and the Middle Eastern Conflict

Funded by the Aron Menczer Fund

 

Adi Burtman, PhD candidate, Musicology

Otellos' Jealousies: The Socio-Musical Mapping of Emotion in 19th Century Italy; Rossini's Otello ver. Verdi's

Funded by the the Center for the Study of Italian Culture and Corinaldi Fund