Scholars 2007

2007 Past - Historians, Authors of Major Works of History

Yuval Amnon

Ecole des Hautes études en Sciences Sociales, France, Histoire et Civilisation 

"The Politics of Emotions: Henry Redhead Yorke, Helen Maria William and the Disenchantment of the French Revolution"

Summary of Research, September 2007

Update November 2010: 

Education: 2010: Biannual Program of Academic Management, Mofet Institute, Tel Aviv
2008-2009: Visitor, Modern European History Research Centre (MEHRC), University of Oxford.

Prizes and Awards:

2008-2010: Hanadiv Postdoctoral Fellowship for the academic years 2008/2009 and 2009/2010
2008-2009: Junior Visiting Research Scholarship, Modern European History Research Centre (MEHRC), University of Oxford

Academic Positions:

2010- Editor, Gilui Daat: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Education, Society and Culture - a new refereed journal published by Hakibbutzim College of Education, Technology and Arts

2008-2010: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, Tel Aviv University

Articles in Scientific Non-Refereed journals:

"The Numerous Returns of Martin Guerre: History, Collective Memory and Mass Media", Education and Context 30 (2008), pp. 273-298 (Hebrew)

Book Reviews:
Review of The Culture of Giving: Informal Support and Gift-Exchange in Early Modern England by Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos, Historia 25 (2010), pp. 97-106 (Hebrew)

Academic Advisor: 
Academic advisor to the published course units: Aviva Halamish and Inbal Ofer, The French Revolution, Raanana, The Open University (forthcoming) (Hebrew)

Academic advisor to the scientific book: Ester Yogev and Ruth Zuzovsky (eds.), The Art of Guidance: Educators Training in Critical Perspective, Tel Aviv, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, Mofet Institute and Hakibbutzim College of Education (forthcoming) (Hebrew)

Papers at Scientific Conferences:

"The Limits of Law and the Limits of Heroism: Conflicting Strategies in British Political Trials in the End of the Eighteenth-Century", the sixth annual conference of the Israeli History and Law Association, Yad Ben-Zvi, Jerusalem, 3.10.2010 (Hebrew)

"Between the Power of the Present to the lieu de mémoire: Henry Redhead Yorke, the British Tourists and France in 1802", the annual conference of the Israeli Historical Society, Open University, Ra'anana, 8.4.2010 (Hebrew)

"The Politicization of Sensibility in England During the Last Decades of the Eighteenth Century", The 12th annual conference on the History of Concepts: New Directions in the History of Concepts, London and Oxford, 17-19.9.2009

"Barbaric Scholars, Kind Laymen: Henry Redhead Yorke, the Institut de France and the Duality of the Savage Motif", the annual conference of Israel Society for History and Philosophy of Science, Museum of Science, Jerusalem, 16.3.2008 (Hebrew)

Papers at Colloquiums and by Personal Invitation:

"Noble Savages and Treacherous Savages in the End of the Age of Enlighenment: the Case of François Péron", Department of Maritime Civilizations' Seminar, Haifa University, Haifa, 1.6.2010 (Hebrew)

"The Sentimental Novel, Abolitionism and the French Revolution: The Politicization of the Discourse of Sensibility in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century", the opening lecture of the Zeev Rubin Forum, School of History, Tel Aviv University, 3.11.2009 (Hebrew)

"The Politics of Emotions in the Age of the French Revolution", the Graduate Seminar "History 1680-1850", History Faculty, University of Oxford, 13.11.2008

"From St. Augustin to James Mackintosh: Conversion Narratives and their Origins", Department of General History's Seminar, Ben Gurion University, Be'er Sheva, 21.7.2008 (Hebrew)