Эстер Бенбасса

Эстер Бенбасса


Born in Istanbul, Turkey, 1950. BA (1972), University of Tel-Aviv. MA (1973) and PhD (1978), University of Paris VIII. Diploma in Turkish language and literature (1982) and Doctorat d'État ès Lettres et Sciences humaines (1987), University of Paris III. Lady Davis and Yad Hanadiv / Barecha Foundation Fellow in Jewish Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1988-89. Director of Research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), 1989-2000. Distinguished Fellow in Sephardic Studies of the Maurice Amado Foundation, UCLA, 1999-2000. Professor of Modern Jewish Studies, University of Paris IV ? Sorbonne, 1991-2000. Professor of Modern Jewish History, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Sorbonne since september 2000. Director of the Alberto Benveniste Center for Sephardic Studies and Culture, EPHE, Sorbonne, since september 2001.

Main publications
The Judeo-Spanish Diaspora after the Expulsion of 1492, with M. Abitbol, R. Bonfil, J. Hacker,- and J. Kaplan, Zalman Shazar Center, Jerusalem, 1992- (in Hebrew).
Une diaspora sépharade en transition (Istanbul, XIXe-XXe siècles), Cerf, Paris, 1993.
Haim Nahum. A Sephardic Rabbi in Politics, 1892-1923, The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 1995.
Ottoman Jewry between Westernization and Zionism, Zalman Shazar Center, Jerusalem, 1996 (in Hebrew).
ed., Mémoires juives d'Espagne et du Portugal, Publisud, Paris, 1996. Dictionnaire de civilisation juive, Larousse, Paris, 1997 (with Jean-Christophe Attias). 2nd revised ed., 1998.
ed., Transmission et passages en monde juif, Publisud, Paris, 1997. A Sephardi Life in Southeastern Europe. The Autobiography and Journal of Gabriel Arié, 1863-1939, University of Washington Press, Seattle & London, 1998.
The Jews of France. A History from Antiquity to the Present, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1999. Softcover ed., 2001. ed., Turquie-Israël : un siècle d'histoire partagée, Proceedings of the International Conference of Istanbul, 4-5 June 1998, Cahiers d'Études sur la Méditerranée Orientale et le Monde Turco-Iranien (28), 1999 [published in 2000].
ed., with Jean-Christophe Attias, La Haine de Soi. Difficiles identités, Complexe, Bruxelles, 2000.
History of Sephardic Jewry, XIVth-XXth Centuries, University of California Press, Berkeley, 2000 (with Aron Rodrigue).
Israël, la terre et le sacré, Flammarion, Paris, 2001 (with Jean-Christophe Attias).
Les Juifs ont-ils un avenir ?, Jean-Claude Lattès, Paris, 2001 (with Jean-Christophe Attias).