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The Faculty of Humanities
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus
Jerusalem, 9190501

Department Head and Director of Literature Studies: Prof. Ruth Fine,

Director of Historical Studies: Dr. Claudia Kedar,

Director of Linguistic Studies: Dr. Aldina Quintana,

Department Advisors for BA Students: Dr. Claudia Kedar and Mr. Itay Baruj,

Department Advisors for MA and PHD Students: Prof. Ruth Fine (Literature) and Dr. Claudia Kedar (History)


For administrative matters, please contact
Ms. Adva Cohen,
Tel. 02-5883616
Office hours: Sun., Mon., Wed., Thur., 10:00-13:00.
Room: 4502, Faculty of Humanities, Mount Scopus


Dr. Shai Cohen


Shai Cohen is a post doctorate fellow in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He finished his PhD in the University of Navarre (with GRISO) and was teaching in the University of Montenegro, in University Dona Gorica (Montenegro) and in University of Granada (Spain). He specializes in Golden Age literature and culture, Sepharadic studies, Judeoconversos studies Peace and Conflict studies. In his field he has published a dissemination book Baroque culture, edited collective books and published a number of articles in indexed journals, several book chapters and participated in about 30 International conferences. He is also active in the field of DH as the initiator and coordinator of projects and workshops. He is currently a member in several associations, research groups and projects such as AISO, AIH, AEEHJ, GRISO and PAZIC. At the moment he is publishing his recent book about the political satire in the Golden Age.