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|Amir Marmor <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|List Affiliations:||Reviewer for H-German
|Interests:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Pursuing studies towards Phd. in History, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Topic: “The Virtue of the Art of Science: Aesthetic and Scientific Imagination in Late 18th Century Germany”
M.A. in History, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Thesis: “Continuity and Change in the German Political Discourse in the aftermath of the 1848 revolutions”
B.A. in History and Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Junior Fellow in the Koebner Center for German History
Research Grant for the project “Einstein and the Hebrew University”. The project is sponsored by the Einstein Foundation, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Academic Scholarhip, Ludwig-Maximilans-Universität, Munich, Germany.
Academic Scholarship, Albert-Ludwigs-Unversität, Freiburg, Germany.
• “The Mechanics of the Soul: the Psycho-Physical Question and the Halle School of Electrical Medicine” (Under Consideration).
• “The Dream that Shapes Reality: Art and Consumption in Werther’s Age”, in T. Czechowski (ed.), The Commercial Gaze in the Long 18th Century, AMS Press (2008, forthcoming).
• Review of Theodore Ziolkowski, Clio the Romantic Muse: Historicizing the Faculties in Germany. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2004. in H-Net (German), March, 2005.
• “Bridging the Epistemological Gap: Electric Medicine in Late 18th Century Germany”, The Thirty-First Annual Meeting of the German Studies Association, San Diego, California (October 4-7, 2007).
• “Newtonian Principles in a Cartesian World: F.U.T. Aepinus’ Electrical Theory”, Annual International Workshop on the History and Philosophy of Science, organized by The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas; The Edelstein Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem (June 17-20, 2007).
• “Medicinal Uses of Electricity in 18th Century Germany”, 2nd Meeting for Postgraduate Students in History of Science, Barcelona, Spain (May 31-June 2, 2007).
• “The Dream that Shapes Reality: Art and Consumption in Werther’s Age”, The Spacious Ark of Eighteenth-Century Studies, annual meeting of The South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Cocoa Beach, Florida (February 23-26, 2006).
• “The Concept of the ‘Volk’, Between Liberalism and Conservatism: A new Perspective on W. H. Riehl”, Jewish History as Integrated European History – Minerva Summer School, organized by The Simon Dubnow Institute, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany (July 6-18, 2003)
Academic and Teaching Experience
• Co Initiator and organizer of the second annual colloquium for German history in Israel. A cooperation of The Minerva Koebner center for German history at the Hebrew university of Jerusalem; The Center for German history at the Tel-Aviv university; The Leo Baeck Institute, Jerusalem; The Bocerius Institute at the Haifa University; and The Chair for Prussian Jewry at the Bar-Ilan University, March 1, 2005.
• Co Initiator and organizer of the first annual colloquium for German history in Israel. A cooperation of The Minerva Koebner Center for German history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; The Center for German history at the Tel-Aviv university; The Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem; and The Bocerius Institute at the Haifa university, March 1, 2005.
• Course Assistant, “The Israeli Colloquium for German History”, academic years 2005-2007, Prof. Moshe Zimmerman and Prof. Dan Diner, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
• 18th and 19th Centuries German History
• German Cultural History
• History of Art and Science
• Hebrew, English, German, French and Latin