Medieval and Renaissance Studies Seminar

University of Haifa

 

Participants (partial list by alphabetical order)

 

 

 

Dr. Yossi Chajes

Department of Jewish History and Thought

Research: Medieval and early modern Jewish religiosity

 

 

Prof. Noam Flinker

Dept. of English Language and Literature

 

 

Dr. Yehoshua Frenkel

Middle East and Israeli studies departments

Research:   History of pre-gunfire islamic/arabic societies

 

 

Dr. Ruthy Gertwagen

Modern Hellenic Studies

Research:   Venice and its maritime Empire up to 1500

Byzantine medieval and early modern Mediterranean naval warfare and commerce

Byzantine, Moslem, medieval and early modern Eastern Mediterranean ports and port towns

History of Mediterranean marine ecology since late medieval up to modern period

 

 

Prof. Michael Goodich (1944-2006)

Department of General History

Research:   Medieval hagiography

Marginal groups

Microhistory

Unrevised webpage: http://history.haifa.ac.il/staff/mgoodich.htm

 

 

Prof. (emeritus) Aryeh Grabois (1930-2008)

Department of General History

Research:   Jewish-Christian Relations in Western Europe in the

Middle Ages

The Crusades, the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem

Western Pilgrimages to the Holy Land in the Middle Ages

 

 

Prof. Menachem Kellner

Department of Jewish History and Thought

Research:   Medieval Jewish philosophy

Modern Jewish thought

http://jewish-history.haifa.ac.il/philosophy/staff/mkellner.htm

 

 

Dr. Ayelet Oettinger

Department of Hebrew Literature

Research:   Medieval Hebrew literature (poetry and prose)

The Hebrew Maqama

Satire and allegory

Fables

Folklore

 

 

Dr. Nira Pancer

Department of General History

Research:   Medieval history

Early middle Ages

Gender and honor in the Merovingian society

Early medieval monasticism

History of emotions

http://history.haifa.ac.il/staff/npancer.htm

 

 

Dr. Nancy Rosenfeld

Department of English Language and Literature

Research:   Seventeenth-century British literature: Bunyan, Milton, John Wilmot (Rochester)

The Satan figure in 17th-century non-conformist writing

 

 

Dr. Zur Shalev

Departments of General History, Land of Israel Studies

Research:   Early modern European intellectual history

History of cartography

Geography and religion

Early Orientalism

http://research.haifa.ac.il/~zshalev

 

 

Dr. Elliott M. Simon

Department of English Language and Literature

Research:   English and continental Renaissance Studies

Humanism in the Early Modern Period

 

 

Prof. (emerita) Myriam Yardeni

Department of General History

Research:   French Calvinism.

Identities and representations in Early Modern Europe

Social history of mentalities

History of historiography

Utopias

Early modern anti-Semitism

 

 

Dr. Joseph (Yossi) Ziegler

Department of General History

Research:   Medieval science (esp. medicine)

The interaction between medicine and Religion

The medieval body

http://history.haifa.ac.il/staff/yziegler.htm

 

 

Prof. Ilana Zinguer

Department of French Language and Literature

http://france.haifa.ac.il/staff/Izinger.htm

 

 

Last updated 25 June 2006.