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Hebrew & Semitic Studies

People specializing in this area

Teaching & Research Staff

Dr Naures Atto

World Christianities and their European Disapora; Aramaic Online project

Dr Shai Heijmans

Rabbinic Hebrew; Biblical Hebrew and its vocalisation systems; Jewish Aramaic

Prof. Geoffrey Khan

Philological and linguistic studies, particularly of Biblical Hebrew, but also of Aramaic and Arabic.

Dr Yaron Peleg

Modern Hebrew literary history; Israeli cinema and Israeli culture; the creation of a native Hebrew culture in Palestine/Eretz Israel at the beginning of the twentieth century and its legacy

Dr Michael Rand

Jewish liturgical poetry (piyyut) in Hebrew and Aramaic from Byzantine period Palestine; Hebrew paleography