Tom Eshed

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Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry

 

Subject:  Holocaust Diplomacy: Commemorating the Shoah in Israeli Foreign Relations, 1948-200

Supervisor: Prof. Amos Goldberg

Abstract: My dissertation will explore the intersection between Israeli diplomacy and Holocaust memory from 1948 to 2005. I am particularly interested in the influence of cultural diplomacy on transnational memory and the impact foreign relations have on national narratives.

Bio: I'm a PhD candidate in the Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. I completed an MA in Jewish History in 2020 and a BA in History in 2017 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

Publications:

"The Righteous Among the Nations and Israeli Foreign Relations," Politika, Winter 2019 (Hebrew).
"The Hebrew University Press First Years, 1929–39", Hayo Haya: A Young Forum for History 15, Spring 2020 (Hebrew).
"Historical Documents of the Hebrew University Press, 1929-1949", Magnes Press: After 90 Years, 2019 (Hebrew).

Rotenstreich Scholarship 2021/22

Mosse Scholarship 2020/2021 

MA Honors Program 2017/2018