Lior Tibet

Lior Tibet
Ph.D. Fellow

Academic Interests:
Cultural History of Germany; Cultural Nationalism in European states; Memory and Commemoration; Propaganda during WW2 in neutral states; Cinema as propaganda.

Current research:
Cinema, Cultural Propaganda and Soft Power: Nazi cultural policy towards Ireland, 1933-1945

2016 to present    PhD in Twentieth-Century European History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; supervised by Prof. Ofer Ashkenazi.
2012-2015           M.A. in General History, Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Supervised by Prof. Moshe Zimmermann and Dr. Ruth Ginio. Thesis title: Cinema and History in the Nazi Regime: Bismarck Films as a Primary Historical Source.
2009-2012           B.A. in General History and Education, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Academic Appointments:
2019                     Erasmus Student at Trinity College Dublin
2019                    Tutoring for Modern Europe module, at the School of History, University College Dublin, Ireland
2017-2018           Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for War Studies, University College Dublin, Ireland
2015 to present    PhD Fellow in Koebner Minerva Center for German History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Fellowship and Research Grants:
2020                   Ludwig Armbruster Fellowship Program at Freie Universität Berlin, host supervisor Prof. Arnd Bauerkämper (Postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19)
2019                   Erasmus Student Scholarship at Trinity College Dublin
2016 to 2019     PhD Scholarship, the Koebner Minerva Center for German History
2014-2015         M.A. Scholarship, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Conferences and Workshops:
November 2020    “The Old and the Young King in Ireland: The Irish Film Society and German Cinema, 1936–1945​,” Decentering German Cinema, Max Kade  German-  American Center, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (Online conference)
August 2020    “The Irish Film Society and German cinema, 1936-1945,” History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception (webinar)
March 2020    “German Cinema, Irish Identity, and Liam O'Laoghaire,” Lives and Legacies: Lesser-known Figures in Irish-German Relations, University College Cork (Invited, cancelled due to COVID-19)
June 2017     “What can Bismarck tell us about the Nazi regime?”, Graduate Workshop: "Dynamic Archives: Film, History, Heritage, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Hebrew (Native); English (Fluent); Spanish (B1); German (Reading)