Hilla Lavie

Hilla  Lavie
PhD Fellow

PhD candidate at the Koebner center since 2013. Her researchת supervised by Prof. Moshe Zimmermann and Dr. Ofer Ashkenazi, focuses on representations of Israel in German cinema from 1967. She studied at the Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University, where she completed her MFA in film directing and MA in Film Studies and History (2013). Her MA Thesis dealt with German-Israeli Relations and the Israeli Cinema (supervised by Prof. Moshe Zimmermann), and won the Goldhirsh Prize for outstanding Holocaust research, 2013.  She received a scholarship from Tel Aviv University for a semester at Humboldt University, Berlin (Spring 2012), and was a visiting fellow at the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Leipzig (summer 2014). Currently she is the co-editor of the Koebner Center's magazine "Slil" for history, cinema and television, and is affiliated to the history department of the Freie Universität, Berlin, for the study year of 2015-2016, as part of the exchange program between the two universities.