Prof. Malkiel David

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David Joshua Malkiel

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

            Address: 21 Caspi St., Jerusalem93554

            Tel.: (H) +972-2-6722152; (M) +972-526094943

            Date and place of birth: December 5, 1954, New York

            Email: David.Malkiel@biu.ac.il

 

EDUCATION

            B.A.                1972-1975 - BarIlanUniversity - Dep't. of Jewish History

            M.A., Ph.D.    1980-1988 - HarvardUniversity - Dep't. of Near Eastern

                                    Languages and Civilizations

 

            Doctoral dissertation grants and fellowships:

            1985: Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University

            1985: Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

            1985-1986: Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture

            1987-1988: Lady Davis Fellowship Trust

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1986-1990: Adjunct Lecturer: Judith Lieberman Institute (Jerusalem); Bruria

College(Jerusalem); Pardes Institute (Jerusalem); Ben Gurion University; Bar Ilan University;Touro College (Jerusalem)

1990-1993: Lecturer: BenGurion University

1993-1994: Writer & Consultant: Centre for Educational Technology, Ramat Aviv

1993-1997: Judaic Studies editor: Kiryat Sefer, Jewish National & University Library

1994-1997: Lecturer: Beit Berl College, Kfar Sava

1995-1996: Harry Starr fellow in Jewish Studies, Center for Jewish Studies Harvard University

1997-1999: Assistant Professor: Touro College (Jerusalem)

1997-2001: Editor: Pe’amim, quarterly publication of the Ben-Zvi Institute

 2000-2010: Senior Lecturer, Department of Jewish History, Bar Ilan University

2007-2008: Visiting Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, Stanford University

2010-2015: Associate Professor, Department of Jewish History, Bar Ilan University

2015-: Full Professor

 

AWARDS, HONORS, RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

            (a) Honors and awards (postdoctoral)

                        1989/90 - Warburg Prize,Hebrew University

 

            (b) Research fellowships (postdoctoral)

                        1989/90 – Lady Davis Fellowship, Hebrew University

                        1990 - Avi Fellowships

                        1994 - Dinur Institute for Jewish History, Hebrew University

                        1995:- Harry Starr Fellowship, Harvard University

                                    - Avi Fellowships

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

2009-2012: Israel Science Foundation: “Tombstones of the Jews of Padua”

2013-2016: Israel Science Foundation: “Ambassadors of Holiness: Shadars in the Social and Intellectual Life of Italian Jewry (1450-1850)”

 

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

Association for Jewish Studies:

2005-2011: member Board of Directors

American Historical Association

Israel Historical Society:

 2008-2009: member, judges panel, for Zalman Shazar Center prize for

excellent book in Jewish history

Associazione Italiana per lo Studio del Giudaismo (AISG)

European Association for Jewish Studies

Renaissance Society of America

 

CONFERENCES ORGANIZED

1998: “Leone Modena and his World” (Ben-Zvi Institute, Jerusalem)

2000: “Identity and Memory: Oriental Jewry in the Late Twentieth Century” (Ben-Zvi

            Institute, Jerusalem)

2001: “Livorno: Intersection of Oriental Jewish Culture” (Ben-Zvi Institute, Jerusalem)

2014: “Travelers and Travel” (Israel Historical Society; Bar-Ilan University)

 

UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION

2015-   Appointments Committee

            Graduate School Committee

 

 

Publications

 

For Prof. Malkiel David's list of publications please click on the link

 

Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

1) Jewish culture in Europe and the Mediterranean basin in the Middle Ages and early modern era

2) Jewish culture in Italy in the Middle Ages and early modern era

3) Palestinian emissaries and their relations with their hosts