Dr. Sharon Livne

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Room 3203, Rabin Building, Mount Scopus Campus


Sharon Livne studied history, Jewish history and political science at the University of Haifa, where she earned her PhD in 2007 with the dissertation: "Education and Re-education: Victim and Perpetrator in Children and Youth Newspapers in Post-War Germany (1945-1952)". Since 2009 she is a Research Fellow at the Bucerius Institute for Research of Contemporary German History and Society.

Research Project

Sharon Livne's focuses in her research on Post-war Germany, the memory of the Holocaust and on history of education. She takes part in the project "German-Israeli Research Cooperation in the Humanities (1970-2000): Studies on Scholarship and Bilaterality", led by the Rosenzweig Center, the Van Leer Institute Jerusalem and the Fritz Bauer Institute.  

Selected Publications

- (with Amos Morris-Reich) “Early Contacts in Genetics, 1949-1965”. Forthcoming in: Jahrbuch des Simon Dubnow Instituts 15 (2016).

- "Solidarity Hereafter: The Politics of Emotions in Postwar German Youth Magazines," Tel Aviver Jahrbuch für deutsche Geschichte XXXVIII (2010), pp. 167-180.