JMRC's Researchers

Shoshana Liessmann

PhD Student, Researcher
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shosh.liessmann@gmail.com
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Studied Jewish Studies and Musicology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, graduated in Jewish Civilization at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Topic of MA thesis: “Aspects of Jewish Musical Thought and Jewish Musicianship as a Reflection of Changes in the Cultural and Intellectual Patterns of Jewish and Gentile Society in the Italian Renaissance” (Advisor: Prof. Moshe Idel).Currently enrolled as a PhD student at the Hebrew University, Department of Cultural Studies.

James Loeffler

Researcher
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james.loeffler@virginia.edu
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Ph.D. Columbia University, (2006), Dissertation: "The Most Musical Nation: Jews, Culture and Nationalism in the Late Russian Empire"; M.A. Columbia University (2000); B.A. Harvard University (1996); Founding Director, Vice-academic co-chair, Jewish Music Forum of the American Society for Jewish Music (New York); Research Director, Pro Musica Hebraica (Washington, DC).

Research interests: History of Jewish art music; Russian Jewish composers; music in Yiddish culture; history of klezmer music in Eastern Europe and the United States.

Michael Lukin

Researcher and curator of Yiddish songs
Email: 
michael.lukin@gmail.com

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