Iranian Studies Directory

» Back to Listings    

Julia Rubanovich

PhD

Academic Profile

2006 Tenure-track Lecturer in Iranian Studies, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Dept. of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
2005 (December)-2006 (September) Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Institute of Asian and African Studies, Lady Davis Post-doctoral Fellowship.
2005 (August) – 2006 (December) University of Toronto, Dept. of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Visiting Professor
2004-2005 University of Toronto, Dept. of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Post-doctorate (Post-doctoral Rothschild Fellowship, Yad Hanadiv Foundation).
2004 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dept. of Indian, Iranian and Armenian Studies, PhD. Degree awarded summa cum laude on June 14th, 2005.
1996 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dept. of Indian, Iranian and Armenian Studies, Master’s degree; degree received summa cum laude.
1994 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dept. of Indian, Iranian and Armenian Studies/Dept. of Islam and Middle Eastern Studies, Bachelor’s degree; degree received magna cum laude.
1989-91 Leningrad State University, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Dept. of Iranian Philology, Undergraduate studies

Sample Publications

1) "Re-Writing the Episode of Alexander and Candace in Medieval Persian Literature." Alexander the Great in Medieval and Early Modern Culture. Ed. by Markus Stock and S. Schmitt. Toronto. (forthcoming) 2) "Tracing the Shahnama Tradition in Medieval Persian Folk Prose." Shahnama Studies II. Ed. by Charles Melville and G.R. van den Berg. Cambridge: The Center of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. (forthcoming). 3) "Orality in Medieval Persian Literature." Medieval Oral Literature. Ed. by Karl Reichl. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter, “de Gruyter Lexikon” series, 2012, pp. 653-679. 4) “Moving in a Circuit: Alexander the Great in Iran from pre-Islamic times to the present.” Irano-Slavica 1 (23) (2011), pp. 22-25. 5) “Metaphors of Authorship in Medieval Persian Prose: a preliminary study.” Middle Eastern Literatures incorporating Edebiyât 12/2 (2009), pp. 127-135. 6) “Aspects of Medieval Intertextuality: verse insertions in Persian prose dāstāns.” Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam, 32 (2006), pp. 247-268.

Current Position

Lecturer in Persian Language and Literature, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem