ד"ר אורי פרויס

חוג להסטוריה כללית סגל אקדמי בכיר
ד"ר אורי פרויס
טלפון פנימי: 03-6409785
משרד: גילמן, 973

CV

Employment
Senior Lecturer of Latin American History, Department of History, Tel Aviv University, 2015-
Lecturer of Latin American History, Department of History, Tel Aviv University, 2009-2015
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Tel Aviv University, 2007-2009
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Haifa, 2006 

Education
Ph.D., (2005) Latin American History, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
B.A., History and Middle Eastern History, Tel Aviv University

Research Interests 
Nineteenth century Latin America with a special focus on Brazil; Transnational intellectual circulation within Latin America; New diplomatic history; Entangled history; History and translation.

Activities
Director, Sverdlin Institute for Latin American History and Culture. 
Co-editor, Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe (EIAL)
Co-editor, The Social History Workshop blog at Haaretz.com
Editor, Xargol-Mestizo, series of Latin American literature, Xargol Books Publishers

Awards and Prizes

Books

Transnational South America: Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860s-1900s (New York: Routledge, 2016).
(Reviewed in  
Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe; Iberoamericana; Hisapnic American Historical Review; Historia Mexicana; Prismas). 
Bridging the Island: Brazilians’ Views of Spanish America and Themselves, 1865-1912 (Madrid: Iberoamericana, 2011).
Reviewed in: Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe; Iberoamericana; Comparativ. Zeitschrift für Globalgeschichte und Vergleichende Gesellschaftsforschung; Journal of Latin American Studies; Boletim Meridiano; Bullletin of Hispanic Studies, Nations & Nationalism).     

Articles
"Relaciones internacionales, identidades colectivas y vida intelectual en América Latina, 1810-1945." Revista Complutense de Historia de América 39 (2014): 15-21 (with Juan Pablo Scarfi).
"Discovering 'os ianques do sul': Toward an Entangled Luso-Hispanic History of 'Latin America,'" Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional 56 (2013).
“Brazil into Latin America: The Demise of Slavery and Monarchy as Transnational Events,” Luso-Brazilian Review 49,1 (June 2012): 96-126. Also published in Almanack 1,4 (2012).
 “Why Should Historians of Modern Latin America Take Translation Seriously?” Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe, 21,1 (2010): 9-17 (with Tal Goldfajn and Rosalie Sitman).

Book chapters
“Um gigante cheio de bonomia: La imagen de Brasil en el discurso visual de las relaciones internacionales sudamericanas, 1902–1912,” in Sven Schuster, ed.,  La nación expuesta: Cultura visual y formación de la nación en América Latina (Bogotá: Editorial Universidad del Rosario, 2014).
“‘Hatreds of an Almost Spanish American Crudity’: Brazilian Interpretations of the Tumultuous First Republic,” in Victoria Carpenter (ed.), A World Torn Apart: Representations of Violence in Latin American Narrative (Oxford/New York: P. Lang, 2007), pp. 55-80.

Selected translations (into Hebrew)
Ricardo Piglia, Plata quemada (Tel Aviv: Xargol, 2007).
Jorge Luis Borges, Siete noches (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2007), with introduction and notes.
Rui Zink, Hotel Lusitano (Tel Aviv: Xargol, 2004).
Ernesto Che Guevara, Notas de viaje (Tel Aviv: Xargol, 2003), with postscript and notes.

Other publications
"Exoticism in the Eyes of the Beholder,"  about the recpetion of Gabriel García Márquez, Haaretz Literary Supplement, 15.05.2014 (in Hebrew).
"Black Love, Red Hate," an essay about Che, by Jon Lee Anderson, El último lector, by Ricardo Piglia, and the 2011 social protests in Israel, Haaretz Literary Supplement (in Hebrew). 
"The Solitude of Latin America in Israel," The New Library (in Hebrew).
"Ernesto Che Guevara's Snail House," Haaretz Literary Supplement (in Hebrew). 

 

 

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