JMRC's Researchers

Shoshana Liessmann - Biography

Studied Jewish Studies and Musicology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, graduated in Jewish Civilization at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Topic of MA thesis: “Aspects of Jewish Musical Thought and Jewish Musicianship as a Reflection of Changes in the Cultural and Intellectual Patterns of Jewish and Gentile Society in the Italian Renaissance” (Advisor: Prof. Moshe Idel).Currently enrolled as a PhD student at the Hebrew University, Department of Cultural Studies.

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Shoshana Liessmann - Detials

Email: 
shosh.liessmann@gmail.com
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James Loeffler - Publications

James Loeffler - Biography

Ph.D. Columbia University, (2006), Dissertation: "The Most Musical Nation: Jews, Culture and Nationalism in the Late Russian Empire"; M.A. Columbia University (2000); B.A. Harvard University (1996); Founding Director, Vice-academic co-chair, Jewish Music Forum of the American Society for Jewish Music (New York); Research Director, Pro Musica Hebraica (Washington, DC).

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James Loeffler - Detials

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james.loeffler@virginia.edu
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Michael Lukin - Publications

Michael Lukin - Biography

Born in Leningrad, USSR, completed his BA degree at the Jerusalem academy of Music and Dance and obtained the MA in Jewish Music at the Hebrew University. Currently a doctoral student under the supervision of Prof. E. Seroussi and Prof. G. Hasan-Rokem.
His research focuses on the musical folklore of the East European Jews. The aim of his dissertation is to provide a general frame of reference for understanding basic characteristics of the Yiddish folksong.

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Michael Lukin - Detials

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michael.lukin@gmail.com
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