Curriculum Vitae

Meir Bar-Ilan

University address:


Jewish History Department / Talmud Department
Bar-Ilan University Ramat-Gan 52900 Israel


Telephone: 972-3-5318593 / 3-5318353 Fax: 972-3-5351233


Home Address:


11 Weizmann St., Rehovot 76280 Israel


Telephone: 972-8-9473729 Fax: 972-8-9475438

E-Mail: barilan@mail.biu.ac.il


Born: November 5, 1951

Married: 5 children

Citizenship: USA / Israel


Education:

1980 Bar-Ilan University, Israel B. A.

1983 Bar-Ilan University, Israel Ph. D.

Academic Employment

1980-82 Bar-Ilan University, Israel - Instructor

1984-89 Bar-Ilan University, Israel - Lecturer

1990-97 Bar-Ilan University, Israel - Senior Lecturer

1987-8, 1994-5 Emeq ha-Yarden College, Zemah

1991-2 City College, Holon

1996-7 Hemdat ha-Darom College, Netivot

2000- Bar-Ilan University, Israel - Associate Professor


Visiting Appointments:

1982-3 Hebrew University Research Associate

1988-9 Harvard University Research Associate

2000-1 Institut fur Judaistik University of Vienna: Gastprofessor

Grants and Awards

1977 The Dean for the Humanities' Prize, Bar-Ilan University

1978 The Dean for the Humanities' Prize, Bar-Ilan University

1981 The Jewish Memorial Foundation for Ph. D.

1982 The Jewish Memorial Foundation for Ph. D.

1986 American Academy for Jewish Research to facilitate printing a book

1988 Holon Prize for Jewish Studies for a book

Courses Taught:


Memberships:

World Union of Jewish Studies

Association for Jewish Studies


Conferences:

1 'The First International Conference on the History of Jewish Mysticism', The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, March 1984.

2 'The Ninth World Congress of Jewish Studies', The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, August 1985.

3 'The Land of Israel in Jewish Law and Philosophy Throughout the Ages', Ben-Zvi Institute, Jerusalem, January 1986.

4 'The Third International Conference on the History of Jewish Mysticism', The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, March 1987.

5 'Family and Law in the Ancient World', Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, May 1987.

6 'Philosophy of the Sages', Haifa University, December 1987.

7 'Historiography in Judaism', Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, February 1988.

8 'The Twelfth Annual History Conference of The Historical Society of Israel on the Idea of Election in Israel and among the Nations', Merkaz Zalman Shazar, July 1988.

9 'The First Israel-Canada Conference on Social-Scientific Approaches to the Study of Judaism', Concordia University, Montreal, May 1989.

10 'The Tenth World Congress of Jewish Studies', The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, August 1989.

11 'The 21st Conference of The Israeli Sociological Society', Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, February 1990.

12 'The Second Israel-Canada Conference on the Social-Scientific Approaches to the Study of Judaism', York University, Toronto, May 1990.

13 'Congres international Rashi', European Association of Jewish Studies, Troyes, July 1990.

14 'Myth in Jewish Thought', Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, May 1991.

15 'Books, Libraries and Press in the East', Ben-Zvi Institute, Jerusalem, May 1991.

16 'The Third Israel-Canada Conference on Social-Scientific Approaches to the Study of Judaism', Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, June 1991.

17 The Fifteenth Annual History Conference of the Historical Society of Israel on Popular Culture and Institutionalized Culture', Merkaz Zalman Shazar, July 1991.

18 'The Second Conference of Judea and Samaria Studies', The College of Judea and Samaria, Kedumim- Ariel, April 1992.

19 'The Third Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas', Aalborg University, Denmark, August 1992.

20 'Judea and Samaria Research Studies: The 3rd Annual Meeting', The College of Judea and Samaria, Kedumim-Ariel, March 1993.

21 'The Eleventh World Congress of Jewish Studies', The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, June 1993.

22 'The First International Onomastic Conference on What's in a Jewish Name', Bar-Ilan University, June 1993.

23 'The Seventeenth Annual History Conference of the Historical Society of Israel on The Family', Merkaz Zalman Shazar, July 1993.

24 'The Annual meeting of the Israeli Philosophers', Bar-Ilan University, May 1994.

25 'The Fifth Conference of Judea and Samaria Studies', The College of Judea and Samaria, Kedumim-Ariel, March 1995.

26 '18th International Congress of Historical Science', Montreal, August 1995.

27 'International Symposium on the Copper Scroll', Manchester, September 1996.

28 'Application of the Social Sciences to the Study of Judaism in Antiquity', Jacob Taubes Minerva Center for Religious Anthropology, Bar-Ilan University, November 1996.

29 'The Dead Sea Scrolls - Fifty Years After Their Discovery', The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, July 1997.

30 'The Twelveth World Congress of Jewish Studies', The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, July - August 1997.

31 'The Eighth Conference of Judea and Samaria Studies', The College of Judea and Samaria, Kedumim-Ariel, March 1998.

32 American Jewish Librarians 33rd Annual Convention, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, June 1998.

33 'Rabbinic Thought: Connections': The First Annual Conference - Beit Morasha, Jerusalem, December 1998.

34 'Ethics in Jewish Thought', Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, March 1999.

35 'Folk Beliefs in Jewish Art', The 32nd Conference for Jewish Art, Jerusalem, April 2000.

36 'The Prayer-Book and Its Design in the Past, Present and Future', Jerusalem, May 2000.

37 'Holy persons & Religious Role Models In Judaism & Christianity', Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, June 2000.

38 'Libraries and Books' Collections', The 24th Annual History Conference of The Historical Society of Israel, Merkaz Zalman Shazar, Jerusalem, June 2000.

39 XXIst International Congress of History of Science, Mexico City, July 2001.

40 XVth Congress of the International Organization for Masoretic Studies, Basel, August 2001.

41 'How Formative are Polemics to Rabbinic Thought?', Bet Morasha, Jerusalem, December 200