Research Fellow

Dr. Sharon Livne

Sharon Livne is a teaching associate and research fellow at the Bucerius Institute for Research of Contemporary German History and Society and at the Jewish History department at the University of Haifa. Her research interests encompass German-Israeli relations in the fields of academy, education, economy and culture.

She has been engaged in several activities in the fields of Oral History, as the academic head of the Oral History Division at the Avraham Harman Research Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as well as in organizing conferences and research projects in the subject area. 


2002-2007        PhD in Jewish History, University of Haifa. Topic: “Education and Re-education: Victim and Perpetrator in Children and Youth Newspapers in Post War Germany (1945-1952)”.      Supervisor: Prof. Yfaat Weiss

1998 – 2001     M.A. in Jewish History, University of Haifa. Topic: “Memories Writers: Youth Literature about the Holocaust in Israel 1948-1967”. Supervisor: Prof. Daniel Gutwein

1994 – 1997     BA in Jewish History and Political Science, University of Haifa.


mit Irene Aue-Ben-David, “Nicht Alles Ist Erlaubt, Nicht Alles Ist Verboten”: Die deutsch-israelischen Beziehungen in den Geisteswissenschaften. (forthcoming in Fink Verlag).


  1. “האדם מתרגל להכל, גם לימים חסרי המנוח”:  בנקים יהודים-גרמנים בפלשתינה עד הקמת מדינת ישראל, 1933-1948. חידושים 22, 2020. (יראה אור במאי 2020)
  2. with Irene Aue-Ben-David, Between Languages: Stéphane Mosès and German Literature at the Hebrew University. Submitted for publication in Naharaim.
  3. “האוניברסיטה של האומה: האוניברסיטה העברית ויחסיה עם מוסדות מתחרים בארץ”, בתוך: יפעת וייס ועוזי רבהון (עורכים), תולדות האוניברסיטה העברית 1948-1967. (יראה אור בשנת 2021).
  4. with Amos Morris-Reich, Fundraising and Collaboration: The Hebrew University and the German Question, 1959–1965, Naharaim 11:1-2 (2017), pp. 47-66.
  5. with Amos Morris-Reich, Early Contacts in Genetics, 1949-1965: A Historical-Sociological Perspective. Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook 15 (2016), pp. 371-398.
  6. Solidarity Hereafter: The Politics of Emotions in Postwar German Youth Magazines. Tel Aviver Jahrbuch für deutsche Geschichte. XXXVIII (2010), 167-180.
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