Dr. Shlomo Guzmen-Carmeli

Dr.
Dr. Shlomo Guzmen-Carmeli
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Biography

Dr. Shlomo Guzmen Carmeli is a lecturer in the Sociology and Anthropology Department of Bar-Ilan University. He completed his doctoral studies in 2015, also at Bar-Ilan University. His research fields of interest and specialization are text and society; the ethnography of Jewish communities; the anthropology of knowledge and learning; anthropology and sociology of religion and of Judaism; separatist communities and ritual healing. He wrote articles on these subjects that were published in scientific forums in Israel and abroad. His book Encounters around the Text, an Ethnographic Examination of Jewish Textuality (Hebrew), won the Bahat Grant for outstanding academic manuscripts for 2017. It will be published in the near future by the Haifa University Press.

Research

Research fields: 
  • Text and society
  • Ethnography of Jewish communities
  • Anthropology of knowledge and learning
  • Anthropology and sociology of religion and of Judaism
  • Separatist communities
  • Ritual healing