Prof. Ofer Ashkenazi

Ofer Ashkenazi
History Department, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mandel building, room 249

Ofer Ashkenazi is Associate Professor of History and the director of the Koebner-Minerva Center for German History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has published books and articles on various aspects of modern German and German-Jewish history. His most recent monograph, "Anti-Heimat Cinema: The Jewish Invention of the German Landscape" (2020), considers the influence of Jewish filmmakers on the German concept of "Homeland" between 1918 and 1968. His current research project focuses on private photography in the interwar years.