Participation in Scholarly Conferences (2000 – present)
2010 - Soldiers at Leisure: The Guardroom Scene in Dutch Genre Painting
of the Golden Age, Amsterdam University Press (AUP), Amsterdam.
ISBN 978 90 8964 204
Articles in Refereed Journals
- "The End of Consensus: The Crisis of the 1980s and the Turning
Point in Israeli Photography", Journal of Modern Jewish Studies
(JMJS) 9, no. 3, pp. 327-347.
2009 - "The Guardroom Scene: A Visual Source for Rembrandt's Nightwatch",
Source, Notes in the History of Art 28, no. 4, pp. 32-39.
2008 - "Masculinity Pacified: Women as Mothers in the Guardroom
Scenes of Anthonie
Palamedes (1602-1673)", De Zeventiende Eeuw 24, no. 2,
2008 - "Adonis
in Jerusalem: Rubens, Snyders and the Dynamics of Collaboration",
Revue Belge d'Archéologie et d'Histoire de l'Art 77, pp.
2008 - "The
Zionist Renaissance and the Development of Israeli Sports Photography",
History of Photography 32, no. 1, pp. 74-84.
2007 - "A Great Minor Master: The Robbery by Simon Kick in the
Berlin Gemäldegalerie. With an Appendix including a complete catalogue
of paintings by Simon Kick (1603-1652)", Jahrbuch der Berliner
Museen 49, pp. 85-98.
2006 - "The Dutch Guardroom Scene of the Golden Age: A Definition",
Artibus et Historiae 53 (XVII), pp. 151-174.
2005 - "On the Question of Portraits in some 17th-Century Dutch
Dutch Crossing, A Journal of Low Countries Studies 25, no.
2, pp. 265-288.
2004 - "On a Collaboration between Jacob Duck and Abraham van Cuylenborch",
Oud Holland 117, nos. 1-2, pp. 74-78.
2010 - “'Behold, I have set the land before you': The P6 Group and Critical
Photography in Israel" in Building a Place: The P6 Group and
Critical Landscape Photography (exhibition catalogue), Tel Aviv,
Rubin Museum, pp. 69-74.
2008 - "On the Edge of Abstraction in Israeli Photography",
in The Revealed and the Hidden in the Landscape: Photographs by
Shai Ginot (exhibition catalogue), Ra'anana, The Open University,
2008, pp. 4-9. (Hebrew)
2007 - "The Abused Landscape: The Works of Young Israeli Photographers",
Afterimage, A Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism
35, no. 1, pp. 23-27.
2006 - "The Path of an Artist: Rituals and Ceremonialism in a Series
of Works by Avraham Eilat", Contact, Photography and Digital
Media 81, pp. 10-21. (Hebrew)
2006 - "Dror Maayan – Berlin Mushrooms", in Dror Maayan,
Mushrooms: A Photographic Look at Street Art in Berlin (exhibition
catalogue), Haifa, Pyramida – Center for Contemporary Art. (Hebrew)
2004 - "Graffiti in the Works of Three Israeli Photographers",
Contact, Photography and Digital Media 71, pp. 20-27. (Hebrew)
2004 - "The Landscape Photographs of Neil Folberg", Contact,
Photography and Digital Media 70, pp. 48-52. (Hebrew)
2004 - "Landscape Photography in Israel", Contact, Photography
and Digital Media 69, pp. 12-26 (Hebrew)
2004 - "Jozef Israels and Seventeenth Century Dutch Genre Painting",
In Jozef Israels - A Heart's Desire (exhibition catalogue),
Haifa, Reuben and Edith Hecht Museum, University of Haifa, pp. 29-33.
2006 - Center
for the Research of Sports, University of Haifa, Israel. Paper delivered:
"In the Eye of the Camera: The Development of Sport Photography and
Football in the Land of Israel."
Talks and other Invited Addresses
2005 - International conference on Art and Mediterranean Culture, University
of Haifa, Israel. Paper Delivered: "The 'Classical Portrait': Another
Facet of Classicism in Early Modern Northern Europe"
2004 - The 30th Association of Art Historians (AAH) Annual Conference,
University of Nottingham, Great Britain. Paper delivered: "Cruel
Officers and Begging Hostages: The Humiliation of Subordinates in some
17th century Dutch Genre Paintings."
2003 - The 27th annual conference of the Israeli Historical Society, Jerusalem,
Israel. Paper delivered: "'Ensigns take Position': The Aristocratization
of the Standard-Bearer in Holland of the Golden Age." (Hebrew)
1998 - European Social Science History Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Paper delivered: "Jacob Duck and the Question of Portraits within
Seventeenth Century Dutch Genre Paintings."
- Initiator and Organizer, with Dr. Ruth Oren, of the Symposium "The
Israeli Photography: Historiography and Iconography", Faculty of
Humanities, The University of Haifa. Paper delivered: "The Landscape
in the Works of Young Israeli Photographers.
2006 - Seminar on the topic Literature and the Visual Arts, The
Department of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, The University of Haifa,
paper delivered: "In Luxury Beware: Word and Image in a Painting
by Jan Steen."
2006 - The Medieval and Renaissance Studies Association, The University
of Haifa, Paper delivered: "The Guardroom Scene in Dutch Painting
of the Golden Age."
Scholarships, Awards, Research Grants, etc.
Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA) Fellowship.
2001 - A scholarship from the Robert H. and Clarice
Smith center for the History of Art, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1999 - Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA) Fellowship.
1997/8 – Grant for a year studies and research in the Rijksunivesiteit
Leiden, The Netherlands.