Universität KonstanzExzellenzcluster: Kulturelle Grundlagen von Integration

Lilach Assaf


Lilach Assaf

Since 2008 a Ph.D. Student at the University of Konstanz

2007-2008 “Förderkreis Konstanz-Tel Aviv” scholarship, University of Konstanz

2005-2008 M.A. studies in Medieval History, Tel Aviv University.
Master-thesis title: “Orthodoxy and Heresy: Montaillou at the Beginning of the 14th Century”

2005-2006 Co-founder and tutor at the Lessing Undergraduate Workshops, History Department, Tel Aviv University

2001-2005 B.A. studies in History and Philosophy, Tel Aviv University

Research Areas

Cultural history, urban history in late Middle Ages, inter-religious relations

Function within the Center

Research Project “Gender, Name Choice, and Marriage Ceremonies” (with Prof. Dr. Gabriela Signori, Prof. Dr. Gadi Algazi, Dr. Christof Rolker, Karin Czaja)

Partial Project “German Jews in the Late Medieval City: Identities, Names and Acculturation”

Selected Publications

The language of names: Jewish onomastics in late-medieval Germany, identity and acculturation. In: Christof Rolker und Gabriela Signori (Hg.): Konkurrierende Zugehörigkeit(en). Praktiken der Namengebung im europäischen Vergleich, Konstanz: UVK, 2011 (Spätmittelalterstudien 2), 149-160.