Dr. Yael Ben Moshe
Research Fellow, Post-Doc
Yael Ben-Moshe (Ph.D.) was a research fellow at the Center for German and European Studies (HCGES) and at the Bucerius Institute. She was awarded the Presidential Fellowship for her post-doc research that focuses on terrorism and trauma in the age of the “new wars”, and a DAAD research fellowship at the Centre for Contemporary History in Potsdam (ZZF). As a former fellow of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation (FES) she received her Ph.D. from the Technische Universität in Berlin in 2012. Her dissertation examined the forming of the collective memory on Hitler and National- Socialism in Germany and the USA from 1945 to 2009. Her book was published by the Leipziger Universitätsverlag. She is currently teaching courses on German Film and Culture and Terrorism and Media at the Haifa University and at the Haddasa Academic College, Jerusalem.
Among her latest publications: 1) This is Your Trauma, Not Mine! Terrorism and Trauma in Recent German Films. In V. Benkert (Hg.), Unsere Väter, unsere Mütter. Deutsche Generation seit 1945. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2019. 2) Ben-Moshe, Y. & Ebbrecht-Hartmann, T. Terror Films: The Socio-Cultural Reconstruction of Trauma in Contemporary Israeli cinema. Images. The International Journal of European Film, Performing Arts and Audiovisual Communication, 2019. 3) Picturing Hitler: Artificial Tension and the Historical Film. andererseits: Yearbook of Transatlantic German Studies, 2019.