TU BRAUNSCHWEIG

 

 

E-Mail:
mirsz1@gmail.com



Areas of Interest

  • History of Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Israel Studies
  • Jewish History

Academic Positions

2018-2021

Post-Doctorate Fellow, DFG (German Research Foundation) – Research Project “Jewish National Youth Movements Education in Germany and Palestine in the Interwar Period” at Technische Universität Braunschweig and Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Principal Investigators: Prof. Ulrike Pilarczyk, Dr. Ofer Ashkenazi.

2018

Junior Fellow, the Thematic Network “Principles of Cultural Dynamics”, Freie Universität Berlin.

2017-2018

Visiting Scholar, Leibniz Institute of Jewish History and Culture – Simon Dubnow, Leipzig.

2016-2017

Doctorate Fellow, Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2015-2016

Doctorate Fellow, International Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, and Leo Baeck Institute London.

2011-2014

Doctorate Fellow, Mandel Scholion Interdisciplinary Research Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Higher Education

2011-2017

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, PhD, History of Jewish Education, awarded June, 2018. Dissertation Title: Immigration and Education: Jewish Pedagogues and the Pedagogical Discourse in Palestine, 1880–1935. Supervisor: Prof. Yfaat Weiss.

2008-2010

 MA studies, Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, summa cum laude. Title of master thesis: The Life of Puah Rakovsky (1865–1955): A Revolutionary Jewish Feminist. Supervisor: Prof. Eli Lederhendler.


Publications

Edition

In Preparation: A Hebrew edition of the Yiddish memoir of Puah Rakovsky (1865-1955), a Jewish teacher for girls in Warsaw in the early twentieth century. The project has been awarded a Young Scholars research grant by the Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry.

 

Peer-reviewed Arcticles

Miriam Szamet, “Before the ‘War of Languages’: Locals, Immigrants and Philanthropists at the Hilfsverein’s Teachers’ Seminar in Jerusalem, 1907–1910,” Naharaim: Journal of German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History 12 (2018), in print.

Miriam Szamet, “Professional Ethos and Rebellion: David Idelsohn’s and Judah Polani’s Studies at the Teachers’ Seminar of Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden in Jerusalem, 1905–1910,” Dor Le-Dor: History of Jewish Education 50 (2018), in print [Hebrew].

Miriam Szamet, “Zvi Lamm: His Thought and Its Importance to the Historical Study of Hebrew-Zionist Education,” Gilui Daat: Education, Society and Culture 7 (2018), No. 13 [May], 135–153 [Hebrew].

Miriam Szamet, “Eros and Pedagogy in ‘Hashomer Hatzair’ movement in Palestine,” in: Eros, Family and Community (Passages. Transdisciplinary Cultural Perspectives; 15), Eds. Ruth Fine, Yosef Kaplan, Shimrit Peled, and Yoav Rinon, (Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2018), 221–253.

Miriam Szamet, “The Zikhroynes of Glikl bas Judah Leib: Interpreting the Concept of Koved in Early Modern History,” Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook 16 (2017), in print.



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