Topic of his lecture at the Night of Philosophy in Israel 2023:
Dani Schrire is Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University with a joint appointment in the Program in Folklore and Folk-Culture Studies and the Program in Cultural Studies. A folklorist by training (PhD The Hebrew University 2012) with postdoctoral research carried out at the Institute for Cultural Anthropology / European Ethnology, Göttingen and the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
His research interests include Jewish folkloristics in international networks, walking as cultural and political practice, folklore archives and collecting and postcards of the Holy Land in times of upheaval. He authored a monograph titled, Collecting the Pieces of the Jewish Diaspora: Zionist Folkloristics Facing the Shoah (2018, Hebrew)