Research Fellows


Dr. Lorena De Vita

2019 Research Guest - Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Lorena De Vita is an Assistant Professor in the History of International Relations at Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
Hanan Harif

Dr. Hanan Harif

Research Fellow

Hanan Harif is a lecturer at the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 2014-2015 he was a fellow at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and in 2016-2017 at the Tel-Aviv University.


Dr. Felix Petersen

Post Doctoral Fellow
Felix Petersen is a Minerva Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Richard Koebner Center for German History. His PhD ("Democracy, the State and the People: From the Invention of the Democratic State to the Rise of the Contentious Polity") traces the idea-historical construction of democracy as both, form of state organization and practice of citizen politics against the state.

Dr. Sarah Wobick-Segev

Research Fellow

Sarah Wobick-Segev is a Minerva Postdoctoral Fellow at the Richard Koebner Minerva Center for German History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is the author of Homes away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg (Stanford University Press, 2018) and, together with Dr. Gideon Reuveni, co-editor of The Economy in Jewish History: New Perspectives on the Interrelationship between Ethnicity and Economic Life (Berghahn Books, 2011).