TREVISAN Emanuela

Qualifica Professoressa in quiescenza
Telefono 041 234 8805 / 041 234 8825 / 041 234 8831
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Struttura Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
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Emanuela Trevisan Semi

Castello 3471 Venezia 30122 Venice Italy - Email: tresemi@unive.it - Tel: + 39 0415205683

 
 
 

Academic Curriculum and National Research Appointments

 
 
2001 - today

Associate Professor in Modern Hebrew and Jewish Studies

University Ca’ Foscari of Venice
 
2001 - today
President
MeRiFor (Centre of Advanced studies for the Mediterranean) - Venice
 
2002 – 2005
Vice-Director

IDEAS - University Inter-departmental Centre for the Analysis of the Dynamics between Economy, Environment and Society. Universities Ca’ Foscari and IUAV – Venice

 
1971 - 2001
Lecturer in Modern Hebrew and Jewish Studies
University Ca’ Foscari of Venice
 
1970
Laurea (BA+MA) Summa cum laude in Hebrew and Jewish Studies
University Ca’ Foscari of Venice
 
 
 
2014
2013 

International Teaching and Research Appointments

 awarded and funded from EU for  EMJMD Mundus for five years (2015-2019)

Member of the scientific international committee-Toulouse University ( GDERI)

Member of the advisory board of Ca’ Foscari University

Member of the scientific board of a book series “Transversalité”(Harmattan), Leipzig University

 2012
 Visiting Professor in Stanford University (March)

 

Member of the scientific board of CDEC

2011
 Visiting professor in University of Montpellier (Paul Valery 3) )May)
2010
 




 

 Award for a project of research by Ca' Foscari

Funding from European Commission EACEA of Eu-mes, a 2 years European project of  Erasmus curriculum development (Sustainability between people and territory in the Mediterranean)

1996- today
European coordinator

M.A. program “Crossing the Mediterranean: Cultural Mediation Towards Investment and Integration.

 
2007-today

Member of the scientific committee of IISMM of Ecole des Hautes Etudes de Paris

Aprill 2009

Visiting Scholar

Rabat University (Morocco)
October – December 2008
 

Visiting Scholar

Harvard University
 
 
 
 
March 2007

Visiting scholar

Moulay Ismail University Meknes (Morocco)

 
 
March 2004
 I               
 

Visiting scholar

Paul Valery III Montpellier (France)

April 2003

Visiting Scholar

Bar Ilan University (Israel)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1991-2004
President

SOSTEJE (Society for the Study of Ethiopian Jewry)

 
 
 
March 2000
 
Erasmus staff exchange
Granada (Spain)
 
October 1999

Visiting scholar

Milwaukee-University of Wisconsin

 
 
November-December1998
 

Erasmus staff exchange

INALCO (Paris)

 
 
 
March-April 1997
Erasmus staff exchange
Oxford University
 
November 1996
Visiting scholar
UCL London – UK
 
April-May 1994
Visiting scholar
SOAS (LONDON)
 2016
2015
2013
 
 
Main Publications
Edited books
 Conversioni all’ebraismo, Roma, Bonanno, 2016
Tre scrittori mizrahi a Venezia, Firenze, La giuntina, 2015.

(with Dario Miccoli, Tudor Parfitt) Memory and ethnicity, Ethnic museums in Israel and Diaspora, New Castle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013

 


 2011

 

(with Shalva Weil) Beta Israel: The Jews of Ethiopia and Beyond , Venezia, Cafoscarina

2006

Mediterraneo e migrazioni oggi, Bologna, Il Ponte, p.330

 
2006 
Leggere Yehoshua,Torino, Einaudi, p. 316
 
2004

(with T. Parfitt) Jews of Ethiopia: the Birth of an Elite, London-New York, Routledge, p.214

 
1999

(with T. Parfitt) The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel: Studies on the Ethiopian Jews, London, Curzon Press, p. 304.

 
1995

(with S.Kaplan, T.Parfitt) Between Africa and Zion. Proceedings of the first International Congress of the Society for the Study of Ethiopian Jewry, Jerusalem, Ben Zvi Institute, p. 257.

 
1992
 

(with R.Dorigo Ceccato, T. Parfitt) L’altro visto dall’altro, Milano, Raffaello Cortina, p. 145

 
2013

 2011
 
Monographies
Les caraites un autre judaisme, Paris, L’harmattan, 2013 (nouvelle postace)
 (with Hanane Sekkat Hatimi)  Mémoire et représentations des juifs au Maroc: les voisins absents de Meknès, Paris, Publisud
2008

Le diaspore, Il Ponte, Bologna

 
2007

Jacques Faitlovitch and the Jews of Ethiopia, London, Vallentine Mitchell, p.204

 
2004

Ebrei per scelta, Milano, Raffaello Cortina (Italian Translation of Judaising Movements) p.202

 
2002

(with T. Parfitt) Judaising Movements, London, Routledge-Curzon, p.159

 
2000

L'epistolario di Taamrat Emmanuel: un intellettuale ebreo d'Etiopia nella prima metà del XX secolo/ La correspondance de Taamrat Emmanuel: intellectuel juif d'Ethiopie dans la première moitié du XXème siècle, Torino, L'Harmattan Italia, p. 376

 
1992

Les Caraites: un autre Judaisme, Paris, Albin Michel, p. 152.

 
1989 

Morte del senso e senso della morte nel primo racconto di A. B. Yehoshua, Firenze, Giuntina, p.89

 
1987

Allo specchio dei Falascia: ebrei ed etnologi durante il colonialismo fascista, Firenze, La Giuntina, p. 166.

 
1984

Gli ebrei caraiti tra etnia e religione, Roma, Carucci, p. 247

 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

Articles  from 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

2005

“’ Hazkarah’: a symbolic Day for the Reconstituting of the Jewish-Ethiopian Community”, Jewish Political Studies Review, vol.17, n.1, pp.191-197.

 
 
2005

La traversée des frontières entre Israel et la Palesatine: de la métaphore littéraire au militantisme”, A contrario, vol.3, n.2, pp.99-109

2006

“Lo statuto marginale della donna nell’ebraismo: continuità e discontinuità in Israele”, in Anna Rosa Scrittori ( a cura di) Margini e confini, studi sulla cultura delle donne nell’età                                                                 contemporanea, Venezia, Cafoscarina 2006, pp.37-48    

 
2006

“Revenir pour écrire: le livre d’or, un nouvel espace de communication dans le pèlerinage des Juifs au Maroc” , Diasporas, 8, pp.153-161    

 
2006

“The ‘symbolic homeland’ in the Jewish Italian Diaspora: the Celebration of civil religión in Italy”, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, vol 5, n.1, pp.95-108

2007

“La mise en scène de l’identité marocaine en Israel: un cas d’” israélianité diasporique”, A contrario, vol.5, n.1. pp.37-50

 
 
 
 
2007

“Faitlovitch: un schnorrer inventeur de mythes” in D. Friedmann (ed.) Les Juifs d’Ethiopie: de Joseph Halevy à nos jours, Paris, Nadir, pp.83-103

 
 
2010

“Double Trauma and manifold narratives: Jews’ and Muslims’ representations of the Departures of Moroccan Jews in the 1950s and 1960s”, Journal of Modern Jews Studies, Oxford n.1, vol.9, 2010

 
 
2010

“El proximo año en…Ouazzane: usos socioculturales del culto de un santo judio”, Quadernos de la Mediterrania, Iemed-Barcelona, 12, 2010, pp.212-218.

 2011
 
 

“L’année prochaine à … Ouazzan du culte d’un saint juif; des usages socio-politiques d’un saint juif” in N. Harrami, I. Melliti,(eds.) Visions du monde et modernités religieuses, Paris, Publisud, pp. 219-227.

 “ East and West through the Conversations between Jacques Faitlovitch and Farid Kassab, in E, Trevisan Semi, Sh. Weil, Beta Israel: the Jews of Ethiopia and Beyond, Venezia, Cafoscarina, 2011, pp. 45-56.


 
 
2012
 
 

Emanuela Trevisan Semi, Piera Rossetto, “Memory and Forgetting among Jews from the Arab-Muslim

Countries. Contested Narratives of a Shared Past”, in Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History. Journal of Fondazione CDEC”, n. 4 , pp-1-13, November 2012

url: www.quest-cdecjournal.it/index.php?issue=4

 “Shared memories and obivition: is Israelí Jews’ nostalgia for Morocco shared by the Muslims in Morocco?”, in “Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History. Journal of Fondazione CDEC”, n. 4 November 2012, pp-53-66 url: www.quest

“Différents  récits sur le départ des juifs du Maroc dans les années 1960-1970”, in Frédéric Abécassis, Karima Dirèche, Rita Aouad (eds.), La Bienvenue et l’adieu. Migrants juifs et musulmans au Maghreb XV-XX siècles, Actes du colloque de Essawira, Karthala, Paris, 2012, pp.67-97

“La shoah nella letteratura israeliana”, in Nuova secondaria,  v. 29 (15 gennaio 2012). pp.69-72  (not peer review)

 

“Slouschtz and the Quest for Indigenous African Jews”, in Edith Bruder, Tudor Parfitt (eds.) in African Zion-Studies in Black Judaism, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars publishing, 2012, pp.192-204.

Obituary-Elena Cassin Vernant in Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, vol 11, no.2, , p.275

 

 

“, “Diasporisme” chez Ami Bouganim ou nostalgie ironique de la galut”?Continuum, 9, pp.139-144.

 

 

“Antiche e nuove diaspore nel Mediterraneo: ruoli possibili”, in Ennio Di Nolfo, Matteo Gerlini, Il Mediterraneo tra storia e politica, Marsilio, Venezia, pp.33-41

2013
 

« Museums of Moroccan Jews in Israel : what kind of memory ? » in (with Dario Miccoli, Tudor Parfitt) Memory and ethnicity, Ethnic museums in Israel and Diaspora, New Castle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, pp.45-75.

 2011
 

East and West through the conversations  between Jacques Faitlovitch and Farid Kassab in  Shalva Weil e Trevisan Semi, Beta Israel: The Jews of Ethiopia and Beyond , Venezia, Cafoscarina, 2011

 2014
  The Torah scroll as a person and the sacred source of creation in Agnon's narration”, Annali di Ca' Foscari, 50, 2014, pp.1-13.
2014
  Tyrannie de la mémoire en migration, le Maroc revisité par Marcel Benabou, Ami Bouganim et Sami Berdugo”, in Migrations maghrébines compares: genre, ethnicité, religions,  Yolande Cohen, Mireille Calle-Gruber, Elodie Vignon (eds.), Paris, Riveneuve, 2014, pp.107-117.
2014
  con Hanane Sekkat Hatimi) “Les petites differences et les similarities: de la question de la dot et du contrat de marriage chez les juifs et les musulmanes au Maroc” in Lisa Anteby-Yemini, Juives et musulmanes. Genre et religion en négociation, Paris, Karthala, 2014, pp. 143-157.
2015
 

Double Trauma and Manifold Narratives: Jews ‘ and Muslims’ Representations of the Departures of Moroccan Jews in the 1950s and 1960s » in Glenda Abramson, ed. Sites of Jewish Memory Jews. In and From Islamic Lands in Modern Times, Routledge, London-New York, 2015., pp. 45-64.

2015
 

“Entre le contexte oublié et l’hégémonisation du “Fait juif”: quelques réflexions à partir du narratif sioniste” in Chantal Bordes Benayoun (sous la direction de), Socio-anthropologie des judaismes contemporaines, Paris, Honoré Champion, 2015, pp. 101-109.

2015
  “Ebrei d’Etiopia/Beta Israel: Modalità interpretative del testo e pratiche distintive”, in Popoli, Religioni e Chiese lungo il corso del Nilo, sotto la direzione di Cesare Alzati e a cura di Luciano Vaccaro,  Città del Vaticano, Libreria editrice Vaticana, 2015, pp. 541-548.
2016
 

“From a mythical country of origin to a multi-diaspora country, the case of Israel and the Moroccan Jewish Diaspora ” in Elena Ambrosetti et alia, Migration in the Mediterranean: socio-economic perspectives, London, Routledge, 2016.

2016
 

“Juifs”,  in Dictionnaire de la Méditerranée, sous la direction de Dionigi Albera, Maryline Crivello, Mohamed Tozy, Paris, Actes Sud, 2016 pp.761-772.

2016
 

« Introduzione : caratteristiche di un fenomeno sociale » in Emanuela Trevisan Semi ( a cura di) Conversioni all’ebraismo, Roma, Bonanno, 2016, pp.29-68.

 

 2016
 

“Il Sud d’Italia, figure carismatiche e luoghi simbolici” in in Emanuela Trevisan Semi ( a cura di) Conversioni all’ebraismo, Roma, Bonanno, 2016, pp.183-203.

2016
 

« From Apulia to Sicily : Places and charismatic Leaders or Agents of Memory among Converts in Italy », in Tudor Parfitt, Netanel Fisher (eds.), New Jews and Emerging Jewish Countries in a globalized World, Cambridge Scholars, 2016, pp. 106-120.

2016
 

Espaces de la mémoire et appartenence générationelle au sein de la diaspora juive en provenance des pays arabo-musulmans, Diasporas, 27, 2016, pp.69-76.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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