Scholars 2017

PAST – ARCHAEOLOGY AND NATURAL SCIENCES

DUNSETH Zachary

DUNSETH Zachary

Tel Aviv University, Jacob M. Alkow Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

“The Intermediate Bronze Age (2500-1950 BCE) in the Negev Highlands: The Geoarchaeological Perspective“

GOKHMAN David

GOKHMAN David

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Genetics

“Reconstructing the Genetic Regulatory Systems of Archaic Humans“

GOLER Sarah

GOLER Sarah

Columbia University, Columbia Nano Initiative

“Variation in Raman Spectra of Carbon Inks in Ancient Egyptian Papyri and Application for Non-destructive Dating“

NEUHOF Moran

NEUHOF Moran

Tel Aviv University, Department of Neurobiology

“Computational Approach to Genetic Reconstruction of the Dead Sea Scrolls”

NUDEL Itay

NUDEL Itay

Tel Aviv University, Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine

“Secondary Dentin Evaluation Using Computerized Tomography: Application for Anthropology and Forensics“

SLON Viviane

SLON Viviane

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Evolutionary Genetics

“Studies of DNA from Archaic Hominins and Early Modern Humans“

PRESENT – LITERATURE

BASSAN Eyal

BASSAN Eyal

University of Berkley, Center for Jewish Studies

“Crises of Value: The Politics of Uselessness in Israeli Literature“

BEN TOVIM Ron

BEN TOVIM Ron

Tel Aviv University, Department of English and American Studies

“Speaking Death: Contemporary Soldier Writing and the Poetics of Violence“

GIL Noam

GIL Noam

University of Berkley, Center for Jewish Studies

“21st Century Jewish American Literature and the State of Israel: A New Chapter“

KLEIN Maya

KLEIN Maya

Tel Aviv University, The Shirley and Leslie Porter School of Cultural Studies

“Translation, Multilingual Aesthetics and the Ethical Demand: Reading Ozick, Sebald and Coetzee“

KOHN Ohad

KOHN Ohad

Tel Aviv University, The Shirley and Leslie Porter School of Cultural Studies 

“Paul Celan and the 'Verjudung' of Poetry“

KOREN-KUIK Meyrav

KOREN-KUIK Meyrav

Tel Aviv University, Department of English and American Studies

“Topographies of the Monstrous“

SOLOMON Alex

SOLOMON Alex

Rutgers University, Department of English

“The Rhetoric of Probability from the New Science to Common Sense“

FUTURE – ASTRONOMY

BIALY Shmuel

BIALY Shmuel

Tel Aviv University, Raymond and Beverly Sackler School of Physics and Astronomy 

“Atomic and Molecular Interstellar Gas Processes in the Young Universe“

COHEN Aviad

COHEN Aviad

Tel Aviv University, Raymond and Beverly Sackler School of Physics and Astronomy 

“Observing the Primordial Universe and the First Stars with the 21-cm Signal“

HALLAKOUN Naama

HALLAKOUN Naama

Tel Aviv University, Raymond and Beverly Sackler School of Physics and Astronomy 

“Companions and Debris Around White Dwarfs“

MUNOZ BERMEJO Julian

MUNOZ BERMEJO Julian

Johns Hopkins University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

“New Cosmological Probes for Old Fundamental Questions“

OFIR Aviv

OFIR Aviv

Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

“Towards Exoplanets Characterization“

RUAN John

RUAN John

University of Washington, Department of Astronomy

“The Astrophysics of Active Galactic Nuclei Variability“

RUBIN Adam

RUBIN Adam

Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics

“Large Samples of Exploding Massive Stars: Observations, Analysis, Demographics and Instrument Development“