GRANTS AND PRIZES, 2011-2012
Research Grants for Ph.D. Candidates:
Yael Maayan (Hebrew University if Jerusalem)
"Yerushalayim De Lita? The Images of the City in Modernization Processes through the Eyes of the Wilno Jews, 1855 – 1905"
Svetlana Natkovich (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
"A Casanova from Wilno: Lost Diaries of Avraham Uri Kovner"
Daniel Reiser (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"Imagery or Waking Dream Techniques in Hasidic Mysticism in the First Half of the Twentieth Century"
Ilya Vovshin (Haifa University)
"The Ginsburg Family and the Formation of the Jewish Plutocracy in the Russian Empire"
Prize for an Outstanding M.A. Thesis:
Miriam Szamet (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
"The Life of Puah Rakovsky, a “Revolutionary Jewish Woman”, 1865 - 1955"