Update your profile: We are updating the profiles in the website, join us

17 March, 2021


We update the profiles on the site.
The goal: to make the site relevant, and your profiles professional and impressive, ones that you will be proud to send to colleagues and others.

Send your profile today to the email of the Smart Institute - a new picture is also recommended!


Welcome to our new Smart website!

18 January, 2021


Well, did you see we launched a new site?

The site contains the profiles of all members of the department - faculty, doctoral students, emeritus and those who do not.

  • Want to renew your profile? Write to us.


Also, the site contains news about the institute and the members of the department, publishes your articles as soon as they come out (search: research), and of course presents the great podcast we started producing at the institute last year.


Winning the grant for discussion groups for 2021​​​​​​​

17 January, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Zohar Kampf and Professor Tamir Sheffer on winning a grant for discussion groups for 2021

The grant will be used to cover the expenses involved in running an academic discussion group, which will promote their research and create collaborations between departments, between educational institutions and between researchers and MA and PHD students.

Mrs. Mary Smart's Visit

18 November, 2017

Nov 18, 2015



On November 18, Mrs. Mary Smart visited the Smart Family Institution and met the head of the institution, Prof. Raya Morag, together with doctoral students and recent doctorate recipients who presented their research. The students expressed their deep appreciation and gratitude to Mrs. Smart, whose long-time devotion and partnership enabled them to turn their academic passion into a career, a dream come true

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann recieved an honorable mention at the annual meeting of the German Society

17 October, 2017

October 17, 2016

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann recieved an honorable mention at the annual meeting of the German Society for Media Studies for his article “Echoes from the Archive: Retrieving and Re-viewing Cinematic Remnants of the Nazi Past”, published in Edinburgh German Yearbook (Vol. 9: Archive and Memory in German Literature and Visual Culture, 2015), in the Karsten-Witte Award competition for best published article in film studies.