Scholars 2014

Past - HISTORY & MEMORY

BROT Rivka

BROT Rivka

Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law

“Law in Transition: Comparative Studies in Adjudicating Jewish Collaborators in DP Camps and in the State of Israel”

BROWNE Cynthia

BROWNE Cynthia

 Harvard University, Department of Anthropology

“Material Matters: Art, Memory and Monument in the Re-invention of Germany’s Ruhr”

 

GREENE Ashley

GREENE Ashley

University of Notre Dame, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Department of History

“Narratives of Power: History Education and Nation Building in Uganda”

GUTMAN Yifat

GUTMAN Yifat

The Hebrew University Jerusalem, The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace and the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations

“The Production of History and Memory in Everyday Life: How Jewish and Palestinian Citizens of Israel Narrate and Commemorate the 1948 War Outside State and Academic Institutions”

HOFFMAN Tammy

HOFFMAN Tammy

Tel Aviv University, Graduate School of Historical Studies

“Militarized Holocaust Memory: The Relationship of History and Memory in Light of the Army Involvement in Holocaust Commemoration in Israel”

MICHAELI Maya

MICHAELI Maya

Tel Aviv University, Porter School of Cultural Studies

“Testimony of War in Marguerite Duras’ Work: An Alternative Discourse of Otherness and Responsibility”

NETS-ZEHNGUT Rafi

NETS-ZEHNGUT  Rafi

 

Tel Aviv University, Department of Political Science

“Integrating Psychological Research into Collective Memory Studies”

 

ROTHSCHILD Amy

ROTHSCHILD Amy

University of California, San Diego, Department of Anthropology

“Victims and Veterans: Memory, Nationalism and Human Rights in Post-Conflict East Timor”

VAN de BILDT Joyce

VAN de BILDT Joyce

Tel Aviv University, Department of Middle Eastern and African History

“Collective Memory in Egypt: The Contested Memory of the 1952 Revolution During the Rule of Anwar el-Sadat and Hosni Mubarak”

ZAVITZ Erin

ZAVITZ Erin

University of Florida, Department of History

“Revolutionary Memories: Celebrating and Commemorating the Haitian Revolution, 1804-2004”

Present - COMBATTING MEMORY LOSS

AVRAHAMI Limor

AVRAHAMI Limor

Tel Aviv University, Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry

“GSK-3 Networking with the Lysosome Machinery and Associated Partners in Alzheimer’s Disease”

FEDOROVA Tatiana

FEDOROVA Tatiana

Tel Aviv University, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

“Regulation of Amyloid-β 40/42 Ratio by Spiking Patterns in Vivo and in Vitro”

INGLES PRIETO Alvaro

INGLES PRIETO Alvaro

Institute of Science and Technology, Austria, Synthetic Physiology Group

“Optogenetic Restoration of Learning and Memory in Models of Alzheimer’s Disease”

IRAM Tal

IRAM Tal

Tel Aviv University, Sagol School of Neuroscience

“Understanding the Role of Astrocytes as Scavenging Cells in Alzheimer’s Disease”

LAVI Ayal

LAVI Ayal

Tel Aviv University, Department of Neurobiology

“Pharmacological Fingerprint of Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease Based on Neuronal Networks Activity”

PALEJA Meera

PALEJA Meera

Montreal Neurological Institute, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery

“fmri Investigation of Hemispheric Interaction in Memory Processing”

SHALEM Ophir

SHALEM Ophir

The Broad Institute, MIT, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

“Genome-scale CRISPR-Cas9 Knockout Screening in Human Cells: Technology Development and Application for Neurodegenerative Diseases”

Future - ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, THE DIGITAL MIND

BAREINBOIM Elias

BAREINBOIM Elias

University of California Los Angeles, Department of Computer Science

“Generalizability in Causal Inference: Theory and Algorithms”

DRAGAN Anca

DRAGAN Anca

Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Robotics

“Enabling Robots to Seamlessly Collaborate with People”

LAHAV Ori

LAHAV Ori

Tel Aviv University, The Blavatnik School of Computer Science

“Automated Reasoning in Software Development: Theory and Applications”

SCHAIN Mariano

SCHAIN Mariano

Tel Aviv University, The Blavatnik School of Computer Science

“Machine Learning Algorithms and Robustness”

YALIN-MOR Keren

YALIN-MOR Keren

Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law “Incorporation of Decision Support Systems in Judicial Decision Making”