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השותפות האקדמית הבין-אוניברסיטאית ללימודי רוסיה ומזרח אירופה

Novikov Anna

Fellow of the Richard Koebner Minerva Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Department of History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
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Scholarships and Fellowships

2012-2013    The Israeli Inter-University Academic Partnership in Russian and East European Studies Fellowship, Tel Aviv/Jerusalem
2010-2012    Rotenstreich Fellowship for Outstanding Doctoral Students, Hebrew University
2010, 2011    Visiting Research Scholar in the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Leipzig
2010, 2011    Deutsches Historisches Institut Warsaw Research Fellowship
2010              Junior Visiting Scholar in the Modern History Research Center in Oxford University
2009              Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam Scholarship
2008              Max Gruenwald Fellowship (Leo Baeck Institute)
2008              The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism Research Fellowship
2008               Erasmus Mundus II Fellowship at the Jagiellonian University of Krakow
2006- 2007     Exchange student Scholarship at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat, Heidelberg, Germany
2003- 2004     Scholarship of the Ministry of Education at the Warsaw University, Poland

Education and Training

2008-2012     PhD dissertation “Between 'Deutschland' and 'Polska': The Clash of
Identities in Interwar Eastern Upper Silesia” under the supervision of Prof. Moshe Zimmermann (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Prof. Johannes Heil (Hochschule für Jüdische Studien, Heidelberg)
2006        M.A. magna cum laude in History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem under the supervision of Prof. M. Toch (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
                Title of Thesis: “The Vision of the Polish and Czech Rulers in the Myth of Origins Between the 8th -10th Centuries”
2001        B.A. in the Departments of History and Political Sciences in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Conference Participation, Papers and Professional Experience

August 2012   Junior Visiting Scholar at Oxford University
June 2012      Paper: “Identity Construction in the Mirror of European Diplomacy: The Case-study of Upper Silesia” in the Conference of the Israeli Graduate Researchers on European Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva.
April 2012       Paper: “The Godfathers of the ‘New Citizen’: Politics, Borders and Nationalization in Interwar Polish Silesia” in the 9th European Social Science History Conference, Glasgow.
March 2012     Paper: “’Germany’ or ‘Poland’: B’nai B’rith Lodges in Silesian Voivodeship in 1921-1934”, the Silesian University in Katowice conference “The Jews in Upper Silesia in XIX and XX century”, Rybnik.
January 2012        Paper: “Creation of the ‘New Pole’: Jews and Silesians in the Eastern Upper Silesia (1921-1934)”, the Polish Academy of Sciences conference “Social roles and societies in Interwar Poland”, Warsaw.
2011        Participation in the Max and Hilde Kochmann Summer School for PhD students in European Jewish History and Culture in Frankfurt am Main.
2011        Co-organisation of a panel in the BASEES Annual Conference, Cambridge University; paper: “From Kattowitz to Katowice: A Clash of Identities in the Post-Plebiscite Silesian Voivodeship”.
2010        Participation in the UCL Centre for Transnational History conference “Rewriting Histories: The Transnational Challenge”.
2010       Junior Visiting Scholar at Oxford University. Paper in the East & Eastern-Central Europe Seminar Series: “Creating a Nation: Jews and Silesians in Interwar Katowice”.
2009        Paper: “Leo Baeck and the Former German B’nai-B’rith Lodges in Poland Between the Wars”, the 15th World Congress of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem.
2009        Participation in the International Forum of Young Scholars in Budapest.
2007        Paper: “In research of German and Polish Jewries - The Krakow Archiwum Panstwowe”, the conference “Negotiating Jewish Knowledge-Transitions and Transformations”, Jerusalem
2007        Directing a workshop in the tri-national (Israel-Germany-Poland) conference “Between Coexistence and Rejection” of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, in conjunction with Beit Berl College, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv University.
2004-2006    Research assistant of Prof. Mordechai Altshuler (Hebrew University) in the field of the history of the Soviet Jewry.
2000-2004    Instructor in the Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi Institute and in the Yad Vashem Center.


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