The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
HAIM  AVNI,  SALOMON AND VICTORIA COHEN PROF. EMERIT. OF CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICA 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : VIENNA
Office Phone: 02-588-2489 Fax:
E-Mail: heavni@mscc.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
HARMAN INSTITUTE 0F CONTEMPORARY JEWRY FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. HEBREW UNIV. 1970
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 1998
PROFESSOR 1985
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1979
SENIOR LECTURER 1974
LECTURER 1970
 
Administrative Position   From To
Head, Institute of Contemporary Jewry 1981 1982
Head, Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry 1991 1994
Head, Division for Latin America, Spain & Portugal, Harman Insti- 1968 2009
tute of Contemporary Jewry
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Visiting Prof.: Univ. Ibero-Americana, Mexico City,; Univ.
of Buenos Aires.
Visiting Prof. and Fellow, Brandeis Univ.
Co-director, Judaic Studies Prog., Univ. Beroamericana Mexi-
co City, 1981- .
 
Research Interests
The Jews of Latin America, Spain and Portugal and their respective host
societies: issues of immigration, legal status, legitimacy of being
different, communal history. Zionism. The dynamics of Jewish public life
in small communities. Comparative aspects of Jewish life in the
western hemisphere.
 
Research Projects
Immigration and rescue - the role of Latin America during the Nazi
Spain revisited: the relationship between Spain and the Jews during
Small Jewish communities - the drama of daily survival:
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Pertenencia y Alteridad - Jud?os en/de America Latina: 2011
The Unclean: White Slavers in Argentina and in Israel. 2009
El Sionismo en la Argentina, el aspecto ideol?gico. 2005
Argentina y las Migraciones Jud?as, De la Inquisici?n al 2005
The Jewish Organization in Latin America. In: 2004
'Insular Jewish communal life': Russian Jews in Argentina and 2002
The impact of the Six-Day War on a Zionist community: The case 2000
The Austrian and French contexts, The Jewish aspects, 2000
Antisemitism in Argentina: The dimensions of danger. In: 1994
Jud?os en Am?rica, Cinco Siglos de Historia (Latin America, 1992
The war and the possibilities of rescue. In: 1992
Argentina and the Jews, A History of Jewish Migration. 1991
Zionism and Its Jewish Opponents. 1990
The Jewish Colonization Association and Zionism. 1990
Mexico - Immigration and Refuge. Washington, D.C., 1989
Religion at government school: A century of Argentinean Jewry's 1988
Latin America and the Jewish refugees: Two encounters, 1935 and 1987
Los Judíos y Franco en 1949: un desacuerdo mistificado. 1987

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