Dr. Rachel Gottesman | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Dr. Rachel Gottesman

Dr. Rachel Gottesman is a historian of the ancient Mediterranean world and has a special interest in environmental history and spatial theory. Her PhD offered a spatial analysis of mythic cycles and a reconstruction of ancient maritime networks. She held a postdoctoral position at Haifa University and was head of the Research Lab at the Liebling Huse Tel Aviv.  Gottesman is a co-curator of the Israeli Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale  (opening May 2021). She publishes fiction and non-fiction in the fields of history, spatiality, architecture and literature.