Scholars 2008

Past - Creative Rendering of the Past - Literature, Theater, Film

Bentwich Miriam

Bentwich Miriam

Personal Details:
Munk Centre, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada 

Title of Research:
"Remodeling the Political Present by Rewriting a 'Traditional' Past: 
Extracting a Multicultural Advocacy for Individual Liberty from 
Hassidic Fables" 

Benziman Galia

Benziman Galia

Personal Details:
Literature Department / The Dickens Project, University of California Santa Cruz, USA 

Title of Research:
"Retrospective Childhood Crises in Nineteenth-Century British Culture"

Craps Stef

Craps Stef

Personal Details:
English Department, Ghent University, Belgium 

Title of Research:
"Wor(l)ds of Grief: Traumatic Memory and Literary Witnessing in Cross-Cultural Perspective"

Hagin Boaz

Hagin Boaz

Personal Details:
Cultural Studies/History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University 

Title of Research:
"Mortal Frames: Death and Its Meanings in Film" 

Kohen Raz Odeya

Kohen Raz Odeya

Personal Details:
Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University, Israel 

Title of Research:
"Women's Dreams on Film"

Lipshitz Yair

Lipshitz Yair

Personal Details:
Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University 

Title of Research:
"The Body as Hermeneutical Site for Jewish Textual Culture in Theater and Drama"

Tartakovsky Elena

Tartakovsky Elena

Personal Details:
Unit of Culture Research, Faculty of Humanities , Tel Aviv University

Title of Research:
"The Russian Context of Hebrew Theater: Past and Present"

Present - Social Responsibility with Particular Emphasis on the Environment

Abu Hamed Tareq

Abu Hamed Tareq

Personal Details:
Department of Mechanical Engineering , University of Minnesota, USA 

Title of Research:
"The Production of Solar Hydrogen by Two-Step Water Splitting Thermochemical Cycle"

Barkay Tamar

Barkay Tamar

Personal Details:
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University 

Title of Research:
"Corporations as Environmental and Social Players:The case of Coca Cola (Israel)"

Buchanan Nicholas

Buchanan Nicholas

Personal Details:
Program in Science, Technology, and Society Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Title of Research:
"Negotating Nature: Expertise and Environment Along the Klamath River"

Engle Nathan

Engle Nathan

Personal Details:
School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan, USA
From 2010: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Joint Global Change Research Institute,
National Drought Mitigation Center, College Park, Maryland, USA


Title of Research:

"Assessing Adaptive Capacity and Resilience of
United States Water Systems to Climate Change" 

Kirchhoff Christine

Kirchhoff Christine

Personal Details:
School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, USA 

Title of Research:
"Integrating Science into Policy:Climate Change Assessments and Water Resources Management"

Shapiro Nelly

Shapiro Nelly

Personal Details:
School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University 


Title of Research:

"Stereoselective Catalysis by Block Copolymer Micelles in Aqueou Media" 

Future - Geosciences

Greenberg Eran

Greenberg Eran

Personal Details:
Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv University 

Title of Research:
"Single Station Remote Sensing of Global and 
Regional Lightning Activity Using ELF/VLF Radio Waves"

Kehrwald Natalie

Kehrwald Natalie

Personal Details: 
School of Earth Sciences , The Ohio State University, USA 

Title of Research:
"Monsoon Variability Recorded in High-altitude Ice Cores"

Lehahn Yoav

Lehahn Yoav

Personal Details:
Artment of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel Aviv University 

Title of Research:
"Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics, Biological Productivity and Distribution of Suspended Matter in the Eastern Mediterranean
Surface Waters" 

Saenz James

Saenz James

Personal Details:
Department of Earth Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA 

Title of Research:
"Developing a Molecular Proxy for Marine Cyanobacteria"

Shenkar Noa

Shenkar Noa

Personal Details:
Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University 

Title of Research:
"Molecular Versus Morphological Approaches to Systematics of the Class Ascidiacea (Phylum: Chordata)"

Wei Lijia

Wei Lijia

Personal Details:
Department of Geography , The Ohio State University, USA 

Title of Research:
"Statistical Analysis of the Atmosphere's Chemical History Recorded in the Greenland (PARCA) Ice Cores"

Zinevich Artem

Zinevich Artem

Personal Details:
The Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv University , Israel 

Title of Research:
"Spatio-Temporal Monitoring of Precipitation by Microwave Networks"