Research

Maya Kreiner

PhD Candidate

kreiner(at)dubnow.de
Phone: +49 341 21735-696

Working at the Dubnow Institute as a PhD Candidate since October 2022.

Studied Jewish History, Sociology and Anthropology, as well as in the Amirim Interdisciplinary Honors Program in the Humanities, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Humboldt University of Berlin, and completed her M. A. degree in 2021. Subject of the Master’s thesis: »The Zionist Campaign against the Legislative Council: Between Palestine, Britain, and the British Empire.« From 2019 to 2022 was an academic assistant in the project »Nathan Feinberg and His Contemporaries: Jewish International Lawyers and the Sovereign Condition.« From 2021 to 2022 coordinated the Israeli Research Forum for the Study of Mandatory Palestine. Scholarship from 2019 to 2021 from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and from 2021 to 2022 from the Research Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Dissertation Project

Mandatory Palestine and the British Empire — Constitutional Knowledge Transfers, 1917–1948

 

Research Interests

History of Mandatory Palestine
History of the British Empire in the 20th Century
Legal Knowledge Transfers