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Education

London School of Economics, B.A. History (Honors), 1979.

Warwick University, England, M.A. History, 1980.

Tel-Aviv University, Rosenberg School of Jewish Studies, Ph.D, 1991

Dissertation: The Labor Movement in Haifa, 1919-1929: A Study in the History of Urban Workers in Mandatory Palestine.

 

Academic Positions

2014 Professor, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Labor Studies

2014 Visiting Scholar, The Remarque Institute, New York University

2014 Visiting Scholar, Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies, Columbia University

2008-2014 Associate Professor, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Labor Studies

2005-2008 Chair of the Department of Labor Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University

2001-2002 Visiting Fellow, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

2001-2011 Head of the Israel Pollak Fellowship Program For Excellence, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University

2000-2008 Senior Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Labor Studies

Since 1994 Corresponding Editor, International Review of Social History

1994-2000 Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Labor Studies

1992-1994 Teacher, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Labor Studies

1991-1992 Teacher, Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology

1985-1987 Teacher, Tel-Aviv University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Jewish History

1984 Visiting Scholar, Center for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies, Oxford

1981-1996 Assistant and course coordinator in history, The Open University of Israel

 

Awards

2014  “Research Fellowship. Strike Action and Nation Building: Labor Unrest in Palestine/Israel, 1889-1951. The Remarque Institute, New York University.

2013   “Recounting Ordinary Lives: Jewish Immigrants and Town Workers in the Comrades’ Courts in British-Ruled Palestine”, Israel Science Foundation

2010    “Strikes and State Building in Israeli History, 1899-1957”, Israel Science Foundation.

2006    “War and the Capitalism in Mandate Palestine: The Diamond Industry 1937-1948”, Israel Science Foundation.

2001    Research Fellowship, St. Antony’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom

1998    Histadrut Founders Fund.

1996    Pinkhas Lavon Institute for the Research of the Labor Movement.

1996    Golda Meir Institute for Labor and Social Research, Tel-Aviv University.

1995    Histadrut Founders Fund.

1993    The Abba Khoushi Prize, Haifa District of the Histadrut.

1990    Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, New York.

1987    Chaim Weizmann Institute for Zionist Research, Tel Aviv University.

1987    Asseo Foundation, The Open University of Israel.

1986    Dean Fellowship Faculty of Humanities Tel-Aviv University.

1985    Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, New York.

1984    United Funds of the Histadrut.

1983    Chaim Rosenberg and George Wise Fellowship, Tel Aviv University