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Ran Hassin

Ran Hassin

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Professor Ran Hassin is currently a member of the Psychology Department The Hebrew University and the Center for the Study of Rationality, and the editor of Oxford University Press’s Social Cognition and Social Neuroscience book series. He is interested in understanding the capabilities of unconscious processes, and in using this knowledge, gain insights into the functions of consciousness. 

2019-2020 Fellow: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Consciousness: an Interdisciplinary Approach to a Perennial Puzzle

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Daphna Shohamy

Daphna Shohamy

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Columbia University

Daphna Shohamy is an associate professor in the Psychology department at Columbia University. Her area of interest is the cognitive neuroscience of learning, memory and decision making. She adopts an integrative approach that draws broadly on neuroscience to make predictions about cognition. Predictions are tested in behavioral and neuroimaging studies in healthy individuals, and in patients with isolated damage to specific brain systems. 

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Leon Y. Deouell

Leon Y Deouell

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Leon Deouell is Professor in Brain Research at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He researches the interface between conscious and non-conscious perception, roles of attention and spatial representation in conscious awareness.The focus of the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at the Department of Psychology at the Hebrew University is on the interface between automatic, non-conscious stages of information processing in the brain and conscious perception and action. 

2019-2020 Organizer: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Consciousness: an Interdisciplinary Approach to a Perennial Puzzle

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Ana Vaz Milheiro

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Lisbon University Institute
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Ana Vaz Milheiro is Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and Urbanism, ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute. She is head researcher for the research project "Homes for the biggest number: Lisbon, Luanda, Macao". Her research interests cover Architecture and Urbanism in Former Portuguese Colonial Territories.

2019-2020 Fellow: Re-theorizing the Architecture of Housing as Grounds for Research and Practice

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Sharóne Tomer

Sharóne Tomer

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Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design
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Sharóne Tomer is an architect, architectural historian and architectural educator. She is Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at Virginia Tech. Her work sits at the intersection of architectural history and urban studies. Her research explores how architectural practices operate within and address conditions of urbanized inequality, with attention to issues of race, gender and climate change. 

2019-2020 Fellow: Re-theorizing the Architecture of Housing as Grounds for Research and Practice

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Michael Farber

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Queen Mary, University of London
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Michael Farber is Professor of Mathematics at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London. He is known for his research in high dimensional knot theory, Morse theory and topology of closed 1-forms. His recent research interests focus on applied and computational topology, topological robotics, applications of topology to statistics and computer science. 

2017-2018 Fellow Geometric,Topological and Computational Aspects of High-Dimensional Combinatorics

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Nadja Germann

Nadja Germann

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University of Freiburg

Professor Nadja Germann is a lecturer on philosophy in the Islamic world at the University of Freiburg.

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Her research focuses on the philosophy of language and logic in classical Arabic-Islamic thought, epistemology and metaphysics, and natural philosophy in the Latin early Middle Ages.

2018-2019 Fellow: The Reception and Impact of Aristotelian Logic in Medieval Jewish Culture

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Willem van der Molen

Willem van der Molen

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Universitas Indonesia
Willem van der Molen is a senior researcher at KITLV and professor of philology and Old Javanese at Universitas Indonesia in Depok, Indonesia.
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Within the field of his interest, the languages and literatures of Indonesia, his focus is on the history of Javanese literature. He participates in the Tokyo-based project ‘Transformation of religions as reflected in Javanese texts'. 


2018-2019 Fellow: New Directions in the Study of Javanese Literature

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Ronit Ricci

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The Hebrew University


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Ronit Ricci is a professor at the Department of Asian Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research interests include Indonesian history and culture, Javanese and Malay manuscript literatures, Translation Studies, Islamic literary traditions in South and Southeast Asia, and exile and diaspora in colonial Asia. Her current project is a study of the literary history of the Sri Lankan Malays.

2018-2019 Organizer: New Directions in the Study of Javanese Literature

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Evelyne Oliel-Grausz

Evelyne Oliel-Grausz

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Pantheon-Sorbonne University

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Evelyne Oliel-Grausz is Professor of Modern History at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.Her areas of research include Jewish courts and conflict resolution in the 18th century Jewish world; the history of the modern community institution; Sephardic diaspora, networks, communication, mobilities; Jewish economic history; and emancipation and Jewish political cultures.

2018-2019 Fellow: Rethinking Early Modern Jewish Legal Culture 

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Eric Ford

Eric Ford

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Penn State University
Eric Ford is a professor in astrophysics and an expert on how planets are formed at the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, at Penn State University.
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He combines theoretical research with observation to improve understanding of our solar system and beyond. His research centers around planet formation, the dynamical evolution of planetary systems, & extrasolar planets. 

 

 

2018-2019 Fellow: Big Data and Planets

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Gad Freudenthal

Gad Freudenthal

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CNRS

Gad Freudenthal is Senior Research Fellow Emeritus with the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris. He has written on the reception of science and philosophy in Jewish cultures, mainly in the Middle Ages and in the eighteenth century, and has focused his research on Greek philosophies of matter.

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He is the editor of the journal Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaism.

2018-2019 Fellow: The Reception and Impact of Aristotelian Logic in Medieval Jewish Culture

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Arye Edrei

Arye Edrei

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Tel Aviv University

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Arye Edrei is a professor of Law at Tel-Aviv University. He teaches a variety of courses on the history and philosophy of Jewish Law.His main fields of interest are Talmudic jurisprudence and Jewish Law in the 20th century. Together with Professor Suzanne Last Stone, a current IIAS fellow, Edrei is the co-editor in chief of "Dinei Israel", a Journal of Jewish Law, published jointly by the Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty and the Cardozo Law School of Yeshiva University.

2018-2019 Organizer: Rethinking Early Modern Jewish Legal Culture 

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