Image of the Jew in Arab Cinema; Revolutions in the Arab World; Cinema predicting revolutions in the Arab World and beyond; Image of the Jew in World Cinema; PLO, Hamas and their historical narratives
Dr. Sariel Birnbaum is working as a Brenda Danet post-doc at the Smart Institute of Communication, Hebrew University. He received his Ph.D. from Hebrew University after conducting research in the field of history in Egyptian films. From 2008 until 2010, he was a Research Fellow at the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University. He has worked in many institutions, including "Jewish People Planning Policy Institute."He has also published many articles about film and media including, "Historical Discourse in the Media of the Palestinian National Authority," and “Iraq in contemporary Egyptian Cinema – Impotence and lack of interest”.