Contact

Division Chair: Prof. Christoph Schmidt
Room: 7738
Office hours: Tuesday, 9:30-10:30 and by appointment

christoph.schmidt@mail.huji.ac.il 

Students’ Advisor: Dr. Amir Engel
Room: 7602
Office hours: Tuesday, 10:00-11:00 and by appointment
amir.engel@mail.huji.ac.il

Department Secretary: Mrs. Shulamith Lasnes
Room: 4502
Office hours: Sunday, 11:00 - 14:00
Monday thru Thursday, 10:00 – 13:00
Telephone: +972-2-588-3851
shulamitl@savion.huji.ac.il

Dr. Amir Engel

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Room: 7602 Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:00 - 11:00 and by appointment
+972 (0)2-588.3850

Amir Engel is a lecturer at the German department. He studied philosophy, literature and culture-studies at the Hebrew University and completed his PhD. at the German studies department at Stanford University, California. After that he taught and conducted research at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. His main topics of interest include German Romanticism and German postwar literature and culture, theories of myth, literature and philosophy and history of culture. He is also interested in intercultural transference, Jewish German culture, and German 20th century intellectual history. He has written a book about Gershom Scholem and has published articles about Hannah Arendt, Paul Celan, Martin Buber, Jacob Taubes, Salomon Maimon and others. 

 

My New book, Gershom Scholem an Intellectual Biography, Just came out with the University of Chicago Press. See here

And you can here me discuss the book here and here

 

Book Cover