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Yehotal Shapira

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Yehotal Shapira (Ph.D., The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology) is also a Fall 2016 Serling Visiting Israeli Scholar. Her research interests are architecture and the arts within cultural studies. She is our first Visiting Serling Israeli Scholar in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities. This Fall, she will be teaching RCAH395 “The Mount and the City: Religion, Politics and Architecture in Jerusalem” at the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities. The course will examine the place of the Temple Mount/al-Haram al-Sharif in the complex, urban and multicultural Jerusalem environment. It will analyze the modern history and surrounding urban development of the Temple Mount and evaluate it as a focal point for conflict and contested perspectives.

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