Scholars 2008

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

Bentwich Miriam

Bentwich Miriam

University of Toronto, Canada, Munk Centre, Department of Political Science 

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

Benziman Galia

Benziman Galia

The Dickens Project, University of California Santa Cruz, Literature Department

"Retrospective Childhood Crises in Nineteenth-Century British Culture"

Craps Stef

Craps Stef

Ghent University, Belgium, English Department

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

Hagin Boaz

Hagin Boaz


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

"Mortal Frames: Death and Its Meanings in Film" 

Kohen Raz Odeya

Kohen Raz Odeya

Tel Aviv University, Department of Film and Television

"Women's Dreams on Film"

Lipshitz Yair

Lipshitz Yair

Tel Aviv University, Department of Theatre Arts

"The Body as Hermeneutical Site for Jewish Textual Culture in Theater and Drama"

Tartakovsky Elena

Tartakovsky Elena

Tel Aviv University, Unit of Culture Research, Faculty of Humanities

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

Present - Social Responsibility with Particular Emphasis on the Environment

Abu Hamed Tareq

Abu Hamed Tareq

University of Minnesota, USA, Department of Mechanical Engineering

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

Barkay Tamar

Barkay Tamar

Tel Aviv University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology 

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

Buchanan Nicholas

Buchanan Nicholas

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Program in Science, Technology, and Society 

"Negotating Nature: Expertise and Environment Along the Klamath River"

Engle Nathan

Engle Nathan

University of Michigan, USA, School of Natural Resources & Environment

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

Kirchhoff Christine

Kirchhoff Christine

University of Michigan, USA, School of Natural Resources and Environment

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

Shapiro Nelly

Shapiro Nelly

Tel Aviv University, School of Chemistry

"Stereoselective Catalysis by Block Copolymer Micelles in Aqueou Media" 

Future - Geosciences

Greenberg Eran

Greenberg Eran

Tel Aviv University, Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences

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

Kehrwald Natalie

Kehrwald Natalie

The Ohio State University, USA,  School of Earth Sciences

"Monsoon Variability Recorded in High-altitude Ice Cores"

Lehahn Yoav

Lehahn Yoav

Tel Aviv University, Artment of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences

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

Saenz James

Saenz James

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

"Developing a Molecular Proxy for Marine Cyanobacteria"

Shenkar Noa

Shenkar Noa

Tel Aviv University, Department of Zoology

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

Wei Lijia

Wei Lijia

The Ohio State University, USA, Department of Geography

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

Zinevich Artem

Zinevich Artem

Tel Aviv University, The Porter School of Environmental Studies

"Spatio-Temporal Monitoring of Precipitation by Microwave Networks"