Projects approved by the Academic Committee for the academic year 2012-2013


Prof. Elissa Bemporad (Queens College, The City University of New York)

Confronting Blood: Jews and the Libel Specter Under Stalin


Dr. Jan Lanicek (The University of New South Wales)

The Jewish Minority Question in the 'New Europe' during the 1930's


Dr. Samuel Barnai (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Antisemitism of Conservative Political and Intellectual Elites in the USSR, 1950's-1960's




Dr. Valeria Galimi (University of Siena)

'Street Anti-Semitism' in France during the 1930s: Mechanisms of Control and Institutional Reactions


Dr. Simon Mayers (University of Manchester)

Myths and Stereotypes of 'the Jew' in English Catholic Discourse (1850-1900)


Dr. Sharon Vance (Northern Kentucky University)

Antisemitism in Colonial Algeria and France in the 19th Century


Felix Posen Fellowships


Sarah Zaides (The University of Washington)

Stalin's Intellectual? Ilya Ehrenburg, the Jewish Question, and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union, 1939-1991


Amit Varshizky (Tel Aviv University)

Mind and Soul in the National Socialist Weltanschauung


Orly Haimovitch (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Constructing Symbolic Violence in Media Discourse: Portrayals of Israel and Diaspora Jewish Communities in Leftist and Conservative Newspapers from Argentina, Mexico and Venezuela - Second Year